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Decision : 37 COM 7B.86
Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük (Turkey) (C 1405)

The World Heritage Committee,

1.  Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/7B,

2.  Recalling Decision 36 COM 8B.36 , adopted at its 36th session (Saint-Petersburg, 2012),

3.  Welcomes the progress made by the State Party with regards to the Management Plan and takes note of the information regarding its approval and imminent implementation;

4.  Also takes note that the State Party intends to revise this Management Plan and requests it to ensure, within the framework of the revision process that:

a)  the actions listed in the Management Plan, including suitable monitoring indicators, are elaborated in a such a way that they enable the State Party to adequately monitor the conservation and management of the property,

b)  the legal underpinning of the Plan is secured, and that a more detailed financial strategy is elaborated to ensure that adequate funding is in place for all necessary actions;

5.  Also requests the State Party to provide printed and electronic copies of the revised Management Plan to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2014, for review by the Advisory Bodies.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Turkey
Year: 2013
Decision Code: 37 COM 7B.86