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Committee Decisions

37 COM 8B.27

Cultural Landscape of Maymand (Islamic Republic of Iran )

The World Heritage Committee,

1.  Having examined Documents WHC-13/37.COM/8B, WHC-13/37.COM/INF.8B1and WHC-13/37.COM/INF.8B4,

2.  Recognizing the Outstanding Universal Value of the site, refers the nomination of the Cultural Landscape of Maymand , Iran (Islamic Republic of) back to the State Party, in order to allow it to set the property into its wider agro-pastoral context, and demonstrate in which way the site is an outstanding reflection of transhumance in its geo-cultural region;;

3.  Requests the State Party and the Advisory Bodies to continue to work closely on the nomination dossier as well as with the other States Parties, especially those in the region, to promote the concept of Desert Cultural Landscape;

4.  Also requests the State Party to develop a land-use strategy that integrates traditional agro-pastoralism into an economic development strategy.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List, Outstanding Universal Value
States Parties: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Session: 37COM