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Committee Decisions

27 COM 5.2

Implementation of the Decisions concerning the protection of the cultural heritage of the Palestinian Territories

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having taken note of the information concerning the threats to the archaeological property of Tell Rumeida, in the Palestinian Territories,

2. Requests the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies to carry out a mission to the property to examine its state of conservation at the earliest possible time, within the scope of Decision 26 COM 6.1 concerning the protection of the cultural heritage in the Palestinian Territories, and submit a report to the World Heritage Committee at its 28th session in 2004;

3. Appeals to all concerned parties to ensure that the cultural and natural heritage of the region is preserved, and that destruction or irreversible damage be avoided.

Themes: Conservation
Focal Point: ARB
Session: 27COM