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The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B2.Add, Recalling Decisions 35 COM 7A.13 and 39 COM 7B.11 adopted at its 35th (UNESCO, 2011) and 39th (Bonn, 2015) sessions respectively, Refers the proposed minor modification to the boundaries of Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, India, to allow the State Party, with the support of IUCN and the World Heritage Centre if requested, to complete and submit a revised proposal for extending the boundaries of the property, taking into account the evaluation of IUCN, and to consider the options of ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Country: India
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B2.Add, Recalling Decisions 35 COM 8B.9 and 36 COM 8B.10 adopted at its 35th (UNESCO, 2011) and 36th (Saint Petersburg, 2012), sessions respectively, Does not approve the proposed minor modification to the boundaries of the Western Ghats, India; Invites the State Party to submit the proposal as a new nomination for a significant boundary modification, in order to enable an appropriate evaluation, in line with the procedures outlined in the Operational ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Western Ghats
Country: India
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add, WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B1.Add and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B2.Add, Taking note that the proposal is appropriate in relation to natural criteria, and enhances the overall integrity, protection and management of the property, Approves the proposed minor modification to the boundaries of Mount Wuyi, China; Requests the State Party with the support of ICOMOS and the World Heritage Centre to: Undertake further study to address the concerns in relation to cultural values of the property, Provide in detail the ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Mount Wuyi
Country: China
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B1.Add, Approves the proposed minor modification to the boundaries and the proposed buffer zone of the Ancient City of Bosra, Syrian Arab Republic; Pending the improvement in the situation of conflict that has affected this property, recommends that the State Party take the following actions to further support its protection and management: Develop clear objectives for the buffer zone and provide more precise regulations concerning the heights of buildings in the buffer zone, ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Ancient City of Bosra
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B1.Add, Approves the proposed minor modification to the boundaries of L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, Canada; Recommends that the State Party give consideration to the following: Confirm clearly that there are no more archaeological sites in excavation or in potential excavation in the parcels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Clarify the future utilization of the Beak Point parcel, Submit photographs of the concerned five parcels, Provide further information on the installation of a ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site
Country: Canada
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B1.Add, Refers the proposed minor modification to the boundaries of Old City of Dubrovnik, Croatia, back to the State Party in order to allow it to: Explain in detail the methodological framework and rationale for the delineation of the buffer zone, also through cartographic, graphic and photographic documentation, in particular with regard to the protection of the relevant visual links of the inscribed property with the surrounding setting, Clarify how and by when the Management ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Old City of Dubrovnik
Country: Croatia
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B1.Add, Refers the proposed minor modification to the boundaries of the Jewish Quarter and St Procopius Basilica in Třebíč, Czech Republic, back to the State Party in order to provide additional justification for the proposed change of boundary for component 001 – The Jewish Quarter. This should include additional justification for the choice of an historical (1822) boundary as the basis for the component boundary in the context of the history of property and its significant period up ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč
Country: Czechia
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B1.Add, Approves the proposed minor modification to the boundaries and to the buffer zone of the Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes, France; Recommends that the State Party give consideration to the following: Continue consultations with the municipalities affected by the minor modification of the property boundaries in line with the Management Plan approved in 2012, Finalise the national protection of the sites for the upper part of the Éperon de Marnay, Provide ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes
Country: France
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B1.Add, Approves the proposed buffer zone for Historical Monuments of Mtskheta, Georgia; Recommends that the State Party give consideration to the following: Elaborating the Mtskheta Urban Land Use Master Plan through specific provisions to address the management of different areas, Reviewing the range of protective instruments and mechanisms to ensure integrated and comprehensive protection; Also recommends, if a joint World Heritage Centre/ICOMOS/ICCROM Reactive Monitoring ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Historical Monuments of Mtskheta
Country: Georgia
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B1.Add, Approves the proposed minor modification to the boundaries of Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia, Italy; Recommends that the State Party give consideration to the following: Finalising the draft management plan of the property and submitting it to ICOMOS and the World Heritage Centre once it is adopted, Considering the creation of a buffer ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia
Country: Italy
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B1.Add, Does not approve the proposed minor modification to the boundaries of the Defence Line of Amsterdam, Netherlands; Recommends that the State Party, with the advice of ICOMOS and the World Heritage Centre if requested, to take the following actions to further support the protection and management of the property: Consider the implementation of a buffer zone for the World Heritage property in order to improve the protection of the property and its visual integrity, ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Defence Line of Amsterdam
Country: Netherlands
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B1.Add, Approves the proposed minor modification to the boundaries and to the buffer zone of Vegaøyan – The Vega Archipelago, Norway.
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Vegaøyan – The Vega Archipelago
Country: Norway
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B1.Add, Approves the proposed minor modification to the boundaries of the Historic Areas of Istanbul, Turkey; Recommends the State Party to consider simplifying the names of the four component parts of the property.
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Historic Areas of Istanbul
Country: Turkey
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add.2, WHC/17/41.COM/INF.8B1.Add.2 Approves the proposed minor modification to the boundaries of the Site of Palmyra, Syrian Arab Republic, with the exception of the archaeological sites of Al Bazouriya palace, Al-Bakhra, Al-Sukkari Palace and Khan Hallabat (mentioned in Annex 2 of the minor boundary modification proposal); Also approves the proposed buffer zone for the Site of Palmyra, Syrian Arab Republic; To support the protection and management, recommends that the State Party take the following further ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Site of Palmyra
Country: Syrian Arab Republic