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41. The Committee approved two requests concerning properties inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger: - Benin - Royal Palaces of Abomey: $20,000 - Zaire: Garamba National Park: $20,000 The Committee authorized the Bureau to approve an additional amount of $20,000 under technical cooperation for this property subject to the receipt of an appropriate request.  
Session: 9th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 008)
Year: 1985
Sites: Garamba National Park Royal Palaces of Abomey
Country: Benin Democratic Republic of the Congo
42. The Committee approved the following requests for technical cooperation: Costa Rica - Talamanca La Amistad Reserve: $40,000The Committee noted that $20,000 of this amount concerned training activities. Panama - Darien National Park: $27,000The Committee decided not to support the construction of park guard stations within the Park as it was considered that this activity should be covered under the national counterpart contribution. Sri Lanka - Anuradhapura: $28,000The Secretariat informed the Committee that the Sri Lankan authorities had previously submitted a request for a total ...
Session: 9th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 008)
Year: 1985
Sites: Darien National Park Sacred City of Anuradhapura Salonga National Park Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Country: Costa Rica Democratic Republic of the Congo Panama Sri Lanka
Bulgaria Provision of a photogrammetric camera and two additional items for the photometer already supplied for the surveying of Bulgarian World Heritage properties. The Bureau recommended that the Committee grant $25,000 under the technical cooperation budget for 1987.   Malawi - Lake Malawi National Park Purchase of equipment (boats, radios, tents) to strengthen the protection of the park. The Bureau was informed that this request had been reviewed and was to be submitted to the Chairman of the World Heritage Committee as a 'small-scale' technical cooperation request for ...
Session: 10th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1986
Sites: Garamba National Park Historic Areas of Istanbul Lake Malawi National Park Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region
Country: Bulgaria Democratic Republic of the Congo Malawi North Macedonia Turkey
34. The Committee noted that, at a meeting of the Bureau during its session, consideration had been given to the procedure for the approval of large-scale technical cooperation requests. (...) In order to streamline the decision-making process, the Committee approved the Bureau's recommendations on the following points: The ceiling for small-scale technical cooperation requests which can be approved by the Chairman at any time of the year should remain at $20.000 per project. The Chairman could not approve requests submitted by his own country. The Bureau should be authorized by ...
Session: 10th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1986
33. The Secretariat presented document CC-86/CONF.003/4 which set out four large-scale requests for technical co-operation which had all been examined by the Bureau at its 10th session. The Committee approved the four requests, as follows:   - Bulgaria - Provision of a tacheometer with accessories and two additional items for the photometer already supplied, for the surveying of World Heritage sites - $34,000   - Turkey: for the safeguarding of Istanbul - $47,000    - training in wood and stone conservation - $12,000    - creation of a laboratory for ...
Session: 10th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1986
Sites: Historic Areas of Istanbul Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region
Country: Bulgaria North Macedonia Turkey
36. In accordance with the revised procedure, the Committee also approved the following four requests which had been kept in obeyance either due to lack of funds under the 1986 budget or to receipt after the deadline: Algeria: $1,700 Equipment for conservation measures in Tassili N'Ajjer National Park Seychelles: $7,200 Consultant services to advise on the eradication of feral goats in Aldabra Atoll and equipment Peru - $35,400 Financial support for the implementation of the management plan for Huascaran National Park - $30,100 Support for associated training activities ...
Session: 10th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1986
Sites: Aldabra Atoll Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu Huascarán National Park Tassili n'Ajjer
Country: Algeria Peru Seychelles
37. Given the serious situation of the Selous Game Reserve (United Republic of Tanzania), as reported under the section of this report on the conservation status of natural World Heritage properties, the Committee requested the Secretariat to inform the Tanzanian authorities of its willingness to allocated financial support under the 1987 budget to a project aimed at improving the protection of this site.  
Session: 10th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1986
Sites: Selous Game Reserve
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
27. The Bureau, - reviewed document SC-87/CONF.004/7 on technical cooperation requests submitted by States Parties and - made the following recommendations:   - People's Republic of China a) The Bureau noted that the Jixian/Tianjian Area, for which US$30,000 has been requested for supporting geological research, has not been recommended for inscription on the World Heritage List. b) In relation to the requests for training of specialists in management of natural heritage (US$80,000) and the research studies on the Imperial Palace (US$35,000) and Caves of Mogao (US$52,000), the ...
Session: 11th session of the Bureau (CONF 004)
Year: 1987
Sites: City of Quito Durmitor National Park Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
Country: China Ecuador Honduras Madagascar Montenegro
28. The Bureau noted that States Parties had submitted only a relatively small number of technical cooperation requests. In this connection, the Bureau recalled that States Parties could ask for preparatory assistance to draw up such requests. In addition, the Bureau asked the Secretariat to make every effort, including missions to States Parties, to advise on the availability of international assistance under the Fund and to assist in the preparation of receivable requests. Particular attention should be given to designing technical cooperation projects in which the contribution from ...
Session: 11th session of the Bureau (CONF 004)
Year: 1987
29. The Bureau felt that more background information should be given in the presentation of technical cooperation requests for approval by the Bureau or the Committee in order to allow a better appreciation of the context in which requests were being made under the World Heritage Fund. The Bureau recommended that the Secretariat in future present the following elements for each technical cooperation request: - international assistance already provided for the property in question and results obtained; - a brief description of the different components requested, for example, laboratory ...
Session: 11th session of the Bureau (CONF 004)
Year: 1987
30. Finally, the Bureau considered that in very many cases, States Parties were not sufficiently well informed about the possibilities for requesting international assistance udner the World Heritage Fund. The Bureau therefore recommended that the Secretariat prepare an easily understood brochure on how to obtain international assistance under the World Heritage Fund which would be widely distributed to all States Parties.  
Session: 11th session of the Bureau (CONF 004)
Year: 1987
32. In connection with the assistance requested by States Parties for carrying out promotional activities, the Bureau recommended that such assistance should be provided only for the production of general information material on the Convention, and no for the promotion of any particular World Heritage property. Furthermore, considering the budgetary allocations set aside for promotional activities, such assistance could only be of modest proportions, complementing national investments. However, the Bureau noted that the Secretariat should be flexible in judging each case accordingly. In ...
Session: 11th session of the Bureau (CONF 004)
Year: 1987
Country: China
Bahla Fort 433 Oman C(iv) Concerned by the degradation of the earth structures of the fort and of the oasis of Bahla, the committee suggested that the Sultanate of Oman submit a request for technical cooperation and consider the possibility of nominating this property for inscription on the World Heritage List in Danger.  
Session: 11th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 005)
Year: 1987
Sites: Bahla Fort
Country: Oman
23. The Committee examined document SC-87/CONF.005/6 and took note of the explanations given in the addendum. It noted that as at 30 November 1987 the cash in hand amounted to $2,490,720 and that since that date, a voluntary contribution of $200,000 had been received from a State Party, bringing the total amount of the cash in hand to $2,690,720. 24. Given this financial situation, the Committee adopted the following budget for 1988:   Activity AmountUS$ Preparatory assistance and regional studies 100,000 Technical ...
Session: 11th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 005)
Year: 1987
25. The Committee, - examined the requests presented in document SC-87/CONF.005/7; - noted that the Bureau had met on 09 December 1987 to consider these requests and, in accordance with the procedure set out in paragraphs 69 to 91 of the Operational Guidelines, had approved the requests amounting to no more than $30,000; - decided to approve the other requests taking into account of the Bureau's recommendations. The requests approved are as follows:   Preparatory assistance China (People's Rep. of) for drawing up safeguarding plans for the cultural sites inscribed on the World ...
Session: 11th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 005)
Year: 1987
Sites: City of Quito Dja Faunal Reserve Durmitor National Park Historic Areas of Istanbul Khami Ruins National Monument National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers Petra Selous Game Reserve Tassili n'Ajjer
Country: Algeria Brazil Cameroon China Ecuador Haiti Jordan Mexico Montenegro Turkey United Republic of Tanzania Zimbabwe
26. The Committee took note of document SC-87/CONF.005/8 presenting the promotional activities undertaken in 1987 and those foreseen for 1988. The Committee congratulated the Secretariat on its work and emphasised the need to expand this promotion programme. 27. It was recalled that States Parties have a responsibility in strengthening promotional activities. Several members of the Committee mentioned the activities undertaken in their respective countries, such as the production of stamps or pamphlets on world heritage sites in Yugoslavia and India, or the publication and sale at ...
Session: 11th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 005)
Year: 1987
Country: China Haiti
18. The Bureau examined document SC-88/CONF.007/9 presenting requests for technical cooperation and training under the World Heritage Fund. 19. The following requests were approved by the Bureau: 1. Consultancy services for the preparation of a plan for Royal Chitwan National Park (Nepal) and purchase of equipment for implementing 3 prototype projects recommended by the plan: $30,000 2. Financial contribution to the purchase of a "UNIMOG", an all-terrain vehicle, for use in field training activities at the Mweka College of African Wildlife Management (Tanzania): $30,000 3. Purchase of ...
Session: 12th session of the Bureau (CONF 007)
Year: 1988
Sites: Chitwan National Park Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
Country: Greece Nepal United Republic of Tanzania
20. The Bureau approved US$25,000 for training in Madagascar under the conditoin that the training workshop will have a special focus on the "Tsingy de Bemaraha" are nominated for inscription on the World Heritage List. The Bureau requested that this workshop be used to revise the nomination of the Tsingy de Bemaraha.  
Session: 12th session of the Bureau (CONF 007)
Year: 1988
Sites: Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve
Country: Madagascar
21. The Bureau recommended that the Committee approve the following requests: 1. Equipment for a visitors' centre and an all-terrain vehicle for Tassili N'Ajjer National Park (Algeria): $53,000 2. Equipment essential for better patrolling the Virunga National Park (Zaire): $40,000 3. Equipment and spare parts for a Toyota vehicle to strengthen anti-poaching measures in Garamba National Park (Zaire): $50,000 22. The Bureau recommended that the Committee be informed of other international assistance projects for these World Heritage sites, such as projects funded by the ...
Session: 12th session of the Bureau (CONF 007)
Year: 1988
Sites: Garamba National Park Tassili n'Ajjer Virunga National Park
Country: Algeria Democratic Republic of the Congo
23. The Bureau recommended that the Committee approve the following request, on the understanding that further details be provided on the amounts requested: Equipment for restoring the World Heritage properties of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya (Sri Lanka) and for training activities pertaining to those sites.  
Session: 12th session of the Bureau (CONF 007)
Year: 1988
Sites: Ancient City of Polonnaruwa Ancient City of Sigiriya Sacred City of Anuradhapura
Country: Sri Lanka