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2015 39 COM
2014 1 EXT.GA
2014 38 COM
2013 19 GA
2013 37 COM
2012 36 COM
2011 10 EXT.COM
2011 18 GA
2011 35 COM
2010 34 COM
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2009 33 COM
2008 32 COM
2007 16 GA
2007 8 EXT.COM
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2005 15 GA
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2005 29 BUR
2004 7 EXT.COM
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2004 28 COM
2004 28 BUR
2003 14 GA
2003 27 COM
2003 27 BUR
2003 6 EXT.COM
2002 26 COM
2002 26 BUR
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2001 25 EXT.BUR
2001 5 EXT.COM
2001 13 GA
2001 25 BUR
2000 24 COM
2000 24 EXT.BUR
2000 24 BUR(SPE)
2000 24 BUR
1999 23 COM
1999 23 EXT.BUR
1999 4 EXT.COM
1999 12 GA
1999 3 EXT.COM
1999 23 BUR
1998 22 COM
1998 22 EXT.BUR
1998 22 BUR
1997 21 COM
1997 21 EXT.BUR
1997 2 EXT.COM
1997 11 GA
1997 21 BUR
1996 20 COM
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1996 20 BUR
1995 19 COM
1995 19 EXT.BUR
1995 10 GA
1995 19 BUR
1994 18 COM
1994 18 EXT.BUR
1994 18 BUR
1993 17 COM
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1993 17 BUR
1992 16 COM
1992 16 BUR
1991 15 COM
1991 8 GA
1991 15 BUR
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1989 7 GA
1989 13 BUR
1988 12 COM
1988 12 BUR
1987 11 COM
1987 6 GA
1987 11 BUR
1986 10 COM
1986 10 BUR
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1985 5 GA
1985 9 BUR
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1983 4 GA
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235 Decisions
13 Resolutions
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The General Assembly, Elects H.E. Mr. Karunaratne HANGAWATTE (Sri Lanka) as Chairperson of the 19th General Assembly, Elects Mr. Hassan AL-LAWATI (Oman) as Rapporteur of the 19th General Assembly, Elects Switzerland and Zimbabwe as Vice-Chairpersons of the 19th General Assembly.
The General Assembly,  Having examined Document WHC-13/19.GA/2A, Adopts the Agenda included in the above-mentioned Document.
The General Assembly, Having examined Document WHC-13/19.GA/2B, Adopts the timetable of its 19th session as included in the above-mentioned document.
The General Assembly, Elects Jamaica (State Party without properties on the World Heritage List) as member of the World Heritage Committee; Elects the following eleven States Parties Croatia, Finland, Kazakhstan, Korea (Republic of), Lebanon, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Turkey and Viet Nam, as members of the World Heritage Committee.
The General Assembly, Having examined Document WHC-13/19.GA/4, Recalling the amendments to Draft Resolution 19 GA 4 proposed by Brazil and other States and the debates held at the 19th General Assembly, Also recalling its Resolution 18 GA 8 and the World Heritage Committee’s decision 35 COM 12B encouraging States Parties members of the Committee not to submit nominations during their mandate, Further recalling Article 9.3 of the World Heritage Convention which stipulates that “States members of the Committee shall choose as their representatives persons qualified in the field of ...
The General Assembly, Takes note of the report of the Rapporteur of the 18th session of the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention (UNESCO, 2011).
The General Assembly, Takes note of the report of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage on its activities (2012-2013).
The General Assembly, Having examined Documents WHC-13/19.GA/7 and WHC-13/19.GA/INF.7, Having in particular examined the accounts of the World Heritage Fund for the financial period ended 31 December 2011 approved by the Senior Accountant of the UNESCO Bureau of Financial Management, Takes note of the accounts of the World Heritage Fund for 2012-2013, established by the UNESCO Bureau of Financial Management; Also takes note of the Chart representing the reductions of activities as requested in Decision 37 COM 15.I taken by the World Heritage Committee at its 37th session; Approves ...
The General Assembly, Having examined Documents WHC-13/19.GA/8, WHC-13/19.GA/INF.8 and WHC-13/19.GA/INF.8.A, Recalling Article 16 paragraph 1 of the World Heritage Convention on the determination, in the form of a uniform percentage, of the amount of the contributions to be paid to the World Heritage Fund by States Parties, Decides to set at 1% the percentage for the calculation of the amount of the contributions to be paid to the World Heritage Fund by States Parties for the financial period 2014-2015; Notes the status of compulsory and voluntary contributions to the World Heritage ...
The General Assembly, Having examined Document WHC-13/19.GA/9, Recalling Decisions 35 COM 9A and 36 COM 9A adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 35th (UNESCO, 2011) and 36th (Saint Petersburg, 2012) sessions respectively and Resolution 18 GA 8 of the 18th session of the General Assembly (UNESCO, 2011), Appreciates the work of the open-ended working group on the Implementation Plan for the recommendations of the External Auditor on the Global Strategy and the PACT Initiative carried out in 2012 and 2013 and endorses its recommendations; Notes the implementation of a number ...
The General Assembly, Having examined Document WHC-13/19.GA/10, Recalling Resolutions 17 GA 9 and 18 GA 11 adopted at the 17th (UNESCO, 2009) and 18th sessions (UNESCO, 2011) of the General Assembly of States Parties respectively, and the adoption of the Strategic Action Plan and Vision by the 18th General Assembly of States Parties (UNESCO, 2011); Welcomes the progress made in the Implementation Plan of the Strategic Action Plan in particular with regards to links between the Draft Implementation Plan and the follow-up to Resolution 18 GA 8 of the General Assembly of States Parties ...
The General Assembly, Having examined Documents WHC-13/19.GA/11 and WHC-13/19.GA/INF.11, Recalling Decision 37 COM 5C of the World Heritage Committee taken at its 37th session (Phnom Penh, 2013), Takes note of the summary of the Director General’s meeting on “The World Heritage Convention: Thinking Ahead” (UNESCO HQs, 2-3 October 2012) and of the presentations made in this regard; Also notes the efforts undertaken in the framework of the implementation plans of the follow-up to the UNESCO External Auditor Report and the Strategic Action Plan 2012-2022 and urges the further ...
The World Heritage Committee, Taking into consideration Rule 8 (Observers) of the Rules of Procedure of the Committee, Authorizes the participation in the 37th session as observers of those representatives of the international governmental organizations (IGOs), international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), permanent observer missions to UNESCO and non profit-making institutions having activities in the fields covered by the Convention, who have requested observer participation at the session and as listed in Section A of document ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/3A; Adopts the Agenda included in the above-mentioned document.
The World Heritage Committee, 1.   Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/3B.Rev, 2.  Adopts the timetable included in the above-mentioned document.
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/5A, 2. Recalling Decision 36 COM 5A.1 adopted at its 36th session (Saint-Petersburg, 2012), 3. Takes note with appreciation of the results of the activities undertaken by the World Heritage Centre over the past year in pursuit of its five strategic objectives as presented in Document WHC-13/37.COM/5A; 4. Notes the consultations between the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies towards the elaboration of a thematic paper proposing to States Parties general guidance regarding the management of their ...
The World Heritage Committee, 1.    Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/5B, 2.    Recalling Decision 36 COM 5B adopted at its 36th session (Saint-Petersburg, 2012), 3.    Takes note of the reports of the Advisory Bodies (ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN) on their activities and expresses its gratitude for the efforts undertaken; 4.    Welcomes the harmonization of the reports by the Advisory Bodies and the comments on the progress made and also takes note of the gaps identified in the implementation of the Convention ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/5C; Recalling Decisions 33 COM 5A, 34 COM 5C, 35 COM 5D and 36 COM 12B adopted at its 33rd (Seville, 2009), 34th (Brasilia, 2010), 35th (UNESCO, 2011) and 36th (Saint Petersburg, 2012) sessions respectively, Takes note of the Summary of the Director General’s meeting on “The World Heritage Convention : Thinking Ahead” (UNESCO HQs, 2-3 October 2012); Acknowledges the follow-up actions already undertaken and urges to pursue efforts in the framework of the implementation plans of the UNESCO External Auditor ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/5D and Document WHC-13/37 COM/INF.5D, Adopts the revised PACT strategy to improve the development of partnerships for World Heritage with the private sector, their implementation and their evaluation through adequate tools and guidelines; Requests the Secretariat to continue to report, in an analytical manner, on the implementation of the PACT strategy by submitting at each regular session of the World Heritage Committee a detailed inventory of on-going and envisaged partnerships as an Annex to the Report ...
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