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Decision : 31 COM 7B.98
Old Town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof (Germany)

The World Heritage Committee,

1.       Having examined Document WHC-07/31.COM/7B,

2.       Recalling Decision 30 COM 8B.45, adopted at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006), and that the property was inscribed in 2006 for its outstanding universal value as a trading, institutional and religious historic centre of the Holy Roman Empire,

3.       Noting the Mayor of Regensburg’s formal statement of July 2006 to ensure that the values of the property will be preserved,

4.       Regrets that procedures in compliance with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines were not taken into account;

5.       Requests the State Party to provide details on the projects before any decisions have been taken;

6.       Recommends that the Outstanding Universal Value and important views to and from the property be taken into account for any further decisions and planning processes regarding urban development in Regensburg;

7.       Also requests the State Party to provide the World Heritage Centre with an updated report by 1 February 2009, on the state of conservation of the property for examination by the Committee at its 33rd session in 2009.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Germany
Year: 2007
Decision Code: 31 COM 7B.98