B. CULTURAL HERITAGE
B.1 Requests on which the Bureau took a decision
B.1.1 Preparatory assistance
B.1.1.1 Preparation of nomination for the Ancient City of Xi'an (China)
The Delegate from China informed the Bureau that China is preparing a revised tentative list for cultural heritage and that the City of Xi'an is included in this revised tentative list.
The Bureau approved the amount of US$ 15,000 for preparatory assistance for the organization of an international symposium to discuss issues such as management and conservation of Xi'an and to examine and finalize the dossier for the nomination of this site for inscription on the World Heritage List. Assistance will cover the participation of a team of 5-7 international experts in this seminar.