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Although one member found the list of information to be provided by States in making requests for assistance under the Fund to be rather too complicated and sophisticated, the Committee approved the content of requests for small-scale and large-scale projects.
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
The procedure proposed in the working document for the consideration of requests gave rise to few comments and was adopted by the Committee. Following the request by one member that assistance in documentation work should be added, the drafting group felt that there was no need to add a specific reference to documentation which appeared to be covered by the other activities mentioned in Article 22 of the Convention.
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
General agreement was expressed on the factors proposed for consideration in determining an order of priorities but some comments were made on the concepts of "educational value" and "socio-economic benefits". It was therefore proposed that this question be taken up in depth at a later session. In the meantime, the phrase "consequences from the social and economic points of view" was adopted.
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
It was agreed that a draft text of the standard agreement would be prepared by the Secretariat and sent to members of the Committee well in advance of the second session.
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
It was decided that requests for emergency assistance would be receivable only from States Parties and only with respect to property included or nominated for inclusion in the World Heritage List. If these two conditions were met, the Secretariat would submit the request to the Chairman for decision in consultation with the Director-General on the type and extent of assistance to be granted.
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
The Committee decided that, at the request of States Parties, technical co-operation would be provided under the Fund for these two purposes*, in accordance with the terms of Article 21(1) of the Convention and within the limits of the approved budget (see paragraph 57 below). Such assistance would be in the form of expert services or equipment. Authority would be delegated to the Chairman who would decide, in consultation with the Director-General, on the type and extent of preparatory assistance to be granted. * These purposes were referred to in the previous paragraph: (i) nominations ...
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
The Committee decided to defer until a later session its decisions on the establishment and publication of the List of World Heritage in Danger and of the List of properties for which international assistance is granted and also with respect to the share to be contributed by the recipient State in any given project.
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
On the basis of resources available in the World Heritage Fund, the Secretariat proposed in document CC-77/CONF.001/6, a budget covering (i) the preparation of model nomination files, (ii) technical co-operation to States Parties in preparing their nominations and requests for assistance, and (iii) emergency assistance required before the next session of the Committee.
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
The Committee, after reviewing and commenting on each article of the draft agreement, asked the Secretariat to take note of the observations made by the delegates and to elaborate a new, less detailed text for consideration by the Committee at its next session. It was also noted that the new text should be formulated in such a way as to accommodate the specific requirements and practice of States Parties. In doing so UNESCO's general principles for the provision of technical cooperation should be retained.
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
Until the adoption of such an agreement by the Committee, UNESCO's rules and procedures would be followed in the provision of technical cooperation to States Parties.
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
16. The Committee expressed the wish that the Secretariat, in the preparation of a new draft agreement, take note of the following observations and recommendations made by delegates during the discussion: 17. With regard to Article 2 paragraph 5: The delegate of Poland recommended rewording to avoid obligation to meet expenses (for instance, for medical treatment) in convertible currency for countries with a non-convertible currency. Several delegates considered that governments should be encouraged to employ the fellow to the extent possible upon his return, in the field for which he ...
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
The Committee invited other members who wished to comment on the draft text to transmit their observations to the Secretariat by 31 December 1978. These comments would be circulated by the Secretariat to all members of the Committee and would be taken into account in the preparation of a revised text to be considered by the Committee at its third session.
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
The Committee followed the recommendation of the Bureau and agreed to publish and disseminate annually the World Heritage List, the World Heritage in Danger List and the list of properties for which technical cooperation is granted from the World Heritage Fund as combined lists. (see document CC-78/CONF.010/6). It was pointed out that this arrangement would allow for timely updating of these lists after each annual session of the Committee.
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
The Committee recalled Article 20 of the Convention under which international assistance may not only be granted to property already included in the World Heritage List but also to property which had not yet been added to the World Heritage List. International assistance for property which had not yet been included in the World Heritage List, for which the working term "preparatory assistance" had been adopted by the Committee may be granted: (i) for identifying cultural and natural properties of universal importance and preparatory work with a view to nominating properties for inclusion ...
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
After examining the budgetary situation of the World Heritage Fund (see document CC-78/CONF.010/INF.2) and discussing in depth appro- priate use of the Fund, the Committee decided to authorize the Chairman to grant, in consultation with the Director General of UNESCO, preparatory assistance to States Parties up to a total amount of US $140,000 (as shown in document CC-78/CONF.010/8) with a budgetary ceiling of US $15,000 per project. The Committee agreed with the proposal mentioned in paragraph 33 as put forward by the Secretariat and consequently decided that this preparatory assistance ...
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
The Committee, fully aware of the urgency to assist Ethiopia in the great task of preserving this threatened property, agreed to make available to Ethiopia, if requested, preparatory assistance, deemed necessary by the Committee for the elaboration of a more comprehensive technical assistance request and the conduct of a feasibility study. Subject to the outcome of this preparatory work, technical assistance may be granted by the Committee or emergency assistance by the Chairman, for the Simien World Heritage site, as appropriate.
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
Sites: Simien National Park
Country: Ethiopia
The Bureau decided to recommend that this site be entered on the two lists provided that the Committee agreed with a special procedure for the emergency inscription of properties on the World Heritage List. The Bureau decided that the technical cooperation request should be examined after the Committee had taken decisions on the above mentioned matters.
Session: 3rd session of the Bureau (CONF 015)
Year: 1979
Sites: Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor
Country: Montenegro
The Bureau noted that the Secretariat had received a request for $60,000 for technical co-operation for Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal. However, this request had been received after the deadline and had not been fully processed. The Bureau consequently decided to examine it at a later session.
Session: 3rd session of the Bureau (CONF 015)
Year: 1979
Sites: Sagarmatha National Park
Country: Nepal
After examining the request, the Bureau decided to grant to Ecuador funds amounting to $12,000 in connection with the organization of a ten-day seminar in the Galapagos for national park personnel.
Session: 3rd session of the Bureau (CONF 015)
Year: 1979
Sites: Galápagos Islands
After examining the document before it, the Committee approved, as recommended by the Bureau, the revised draft text as prepared by the Secretariat. Furthermore, it decided to delegate authority to the Chairman to sign such agreements on its behalf. However, in exceptional cases or where necessary for practical reasons, the Committee authorized the Chairman to delegate authority for this purpose to a member of the Secretariat, to be designated by him.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Following the recommendation of the Bureau, the Committee approved the draft form for requests concerning preparatory or emergency assistance and fellowships as annexed to document CC-79/CONF.003/8.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
On the publication of the World Heritage List, the Committee decided: (a) to retard the publication of the List in order to include the properties placed thereon at its third session; (b) that the List of World Heritage in Danger and the List of properties for which international assistance has bean granted would be published as appendices of the List; (c) that the list of properties for which international assistance has been granted would include reference to properties for which technical assistance has been granted but would make no mention of preparatory assistance; (d) to ...
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
After examining the requests received from States Parties and the recommendations of the Bureau, the Committee decided to grant technical co-operation as follows: (a) Ecuador Equipment to enable the authorities to ensure the integrity of tho natural environment of the Galapagos Islands through protective measures. up to a maximum of $50,000
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Sites: Galápagos Islands
Country: Ecuador
After examining the requests received from States Parties and the recommendations of the Bureau, the Committee decided to grant technical co-operation as follows: (b) Tanzania Services of an architect-museologist for three weeks in order to draw up a project for the conservation and presentation of the prehistoric sites of Olduvai and Laetolil. estimated cost $5,400
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Sites: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
After examining the requests received from States Parties and the recommendations of the Bureau, the Committee decided to grant technical co-operation as follows: (c) Egypt Services of specialists in cultural heritage as well as equipment to draw up a project for the restoration and development of the Islamic Centre of Cairo. up to a maximum of $ 30,000
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Sites: Historic Cairo
Country: Egypt
Note was taken of the request from Yugoslavia for emergency assistance, in the form of equipment and consultant services, for the Natural and Culturo-historical region of Kotor. However, the Committee felt that further information should be made available on the equipment required and decided to grant in the first instance $20,000 for consultant services.  
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Sites: Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor
Country: North Macedonia
10.  Bureau authorised the Secretariat to pursue, in co-operation with the Ethiopian authorities, the preparation of a project for a photogrammetric survey of the monuments of Lalibela and to submit a revised technical co-operation request to the Committee. The delegate from the United States of America abstained from this recommendation.
Session: 4th session of the Bureau (CONF 017)
Year: 1980
Sites: Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela
Country: Ethiopia
9. The Bureau deferred the following requests either because the properties to which they related were not included or recommended for the World Heritage List or further clarifications were required: Algeria: Dey's Palace Qal'ah of Beni Hammad Citadel Quarter of Setif Ethiopia: Bale Mountain National Park Abijatta Shalla Lakes National Park Further elements of the technical co-opertaion requests for these sites have to be established first by a preparatory assistance mission which has been granted for Simien National Park and will be now extended to the other two ...
Session: 4th session of the Bureau (CONF 017)
Year: 1980
Sites: Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad Ancient City of Aleppo Ancient City of Bosra Ancient City of Damascus Site of Palmyra
Country: Algeria Ethiopia Syrian Arab Republic
11. The Bureau granted preparatory assistance to (a) Guatemala: services of 2 consultants (at an estimated cost of $22,000) (ecologist and specialist in stone, stucco and wood conservation) to prepare a technical co-operation request for Tikal National Park. The request for a jeep included in the preparatory assistance requested could be considered together with the technical co-operation request.
Session: 4th session of the Bureau (CONF 017)
Year: 1980
Sites: Tikal National Park
Country: Guatemala
11. The Bureau granted preparatory assistance to: (b) Senegal: consultant services for 4m/m (at an estimated cost of $20,000) to plan technical measures for adequate protection of the site including regulation of the water level. The equipment requested requires some clarification and could be considered by the Committee at a later date.
Session: 4th session of the Bureau (CONF 017)
Year: 1980
Sites: Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
Country: Senegal
21. The Committee heard the report of the working group set up to examine measures to improve the balance between the cultural and the natural heritage in the implementation of the Convention and agreed with the recommendations set out below: 1) Preparatory assistance to States Parties should be granted on a priority basis for: (i) the establishment of tentative lists of cultural and natural properties situated in their territories and suitable for inclusion in the World Heritage List; (ii) the preparation of nominations of types of properties underrepresented in the World Heritage ...
Session: 4th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 016)
Year: 1980
36. The following two requests were submitted to the Secretariat during the fourth session of the Committee : Ecuador - The Historic Center of Quito  Panama - The fortifications on the Caribbean  side of Panama : Portobelo-San Lorenzo $ 25,000  $ 51,000  37.  The Committee authorized the Chairman of the Committee to approve these two requests in consultation with the other members of the Bureau subject to the outcome of a technical review by the Secretariat and the professional non-governmental organizations ...
Session: 4th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 016)
Year: 1980
Sites: City of Quito Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo
Country: Ecuador Panama
40.  The representative of the United States of America expressed reservations on the continued need for temporary assistance to the Secretariat for the implementation of the Convention and abstained on the relevant item of the budget. In this respect the Secretariat drew attention to the fact that the proposed increase for temporary assistance is in proportion far smaller than the overall increase in the budget which corresponds to a considerable increase in the workload. The Secretariat further indicated that services to the Convention provided directly from the regular programme ...
Session: 4th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 016)
Year: 1980
The Committee upon recommendation of the Bureau approved the following technical co-operation requests: Nepal - Sagarmatha National Park (request n°120.1): $75,000 Tunisia - Baths of Antonius at Carthage (request n°37.1 and addendum): $118,000 Zaire - Virunga National Park (request n°63.1): $43,660 Zaire - Garamba National Park (request n°126.1): $19,120 Zaire - Kahuzi-Biega National Park (request n°137.1): $15,120 Ethiopia - Lalibela (request n°18.1): ...
Session: 4th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 016)
Year: 1980
Sites: Archaeological Site of Carthage Garamba National Park Kahuzi-Biega National Park Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela Sagarmatha National Park Virunga National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo Ethiopia Nepal Tunisia
35.  The Committee, as requested by Tanzania, approved an additional $7,000 for the preparation of a management plan for the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Session: 4th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 016)
Year: 1980
Sites: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
38. The Committee decided to ask the Bureau to elaborate guidelines for the evaluation of technical co-operation requests which could be then reviewed and adopted by the Committee, and would be included in the operational guidelines.
Session: 4th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 016)
Year: 1980
The Committee urged States Parties to indicate in their future technical co-operation requests, details of their counterpart contribution as well as other contributions from bilateral or multilateral sources made or planned for the conservation of the property in question.
Session: 4th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 016)
Year: 1980
14. The Bureau examined the deferred and new requests received from the States Parties to the Convention and made the following recommendations to the Committee.   A. Technical Co-operation requests projects recommended for approval   - Malta - Hal Saflieni Hypogeum (request n°130.1) The Bureau recommended that the Committee grant technical co-operation consisting of equipment and one month's consultant mission for a total amount of $9,000 to help with the preservation of the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum.   - Malta - Ggantija and Valetta (request n°131.1/132.1) The ...
Session: 5th session of the Bureau (CONF 002)
Year: 1981
Sites: Ancient City of Damascus City of Valletta Historic Centre of Kraków Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum Megalithic Temples of Malta
Country: Malta Poland Syrian Arab Republic
B. Technical cooperation requests deferred - Algeria - The Qal'ah of Beni Hammad (request n°102.1) The Algerian authorities had submitted a request for assistance in connection with the preservation of the above site. The Bureau was informed that a preparatory assistance consultant mission would take place in July 1981 in order to prepare a revised, detailed request for technical co-operation for this site, which will be submitted to the Bureau at its 6th session. - Algeria - Dey's Palace and Citadel Quarter of Setif (requests n°101.1 and 103.1) These requests had to be ...
Session: 5th session of the Bureau (CONF 002)
Year: 1981
Sites: Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad Ancient City of Aleppo Ancient City of Bosra Site of Palmyra
Country: Algeria Ethiopia Syrian Arab Republic
Guinea - Mount Nimba (request n°155.1) The Guinean authorities had requested equipment amounting to $48.510 for a scientific research programme for Mount Nimba. However, the Bureau felt that priority should be given to protective measures and to the establishment of a management plan for this site. The Bureau therefore encouraged Guinea to re-formulate and to re-submit a request along these lines.
Session: 5th session of the Bureau (CONF 002)
Year: 1981
Sites: Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Country: Guinea
16. The Bureau granted emergency assistance to (a) Pakistan: Salaries for workmen and purchase of equipment for emergency restoration work at Lahore Fort and Shalimar Gardens at the cost of $44,000 and $12,000 respectively.
Session: 5th session of the Bureau (CONF 002)
Year: 1981
Sites: Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore
Country: Pakistan
16. The Bureau granted emergency assistance to: (b) Tunisia: Contribution of $95,000 for emergency restoration work at the Dar Haddad Palace in the Medina of Tunis.
Session: 5th session of the Bureau (CONF 002)
Year: 1981
Sites: Medina of Tunis
Country: Tunisia
32. On the basis of the recommendations of the Bureau and the report of the working group, the Committee approved the following technical co-operation requests: - Cyprus - Paphos (request n°79.1)  $54,000 - Egypt - Historic Centre of Cairo (request n°89.1(2))  $30,000 - Malta - Hal Saflieni Hypogeum (request n°130.1)  $9,000 - Malta - City of Valetta and the Temples of Ggantija (request n°131.1/132.1.)  $3,250 - Poland - Historic Centre of Cracow (request n°29.1)  $75,000 - Senegal - Island of Gorée (request n°26.1)  ...
Session: 5th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1981
Sites: Ancient City of Damascus City of Valletta Historic Cairo Historic Centre of Kraków Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum Ichkeul National Park Island of Gorée Megalithic Temples of Malta Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Paphos Sagarmatha National Park Simien National Park
Country: Cyprus Egypt Ethiopia Guinea Malta Nepal Poland Senegal Syrian Arab Republic Tunisia United Republic of Tanzania
33. Two members of the Committee expressed reservations about the content of the technical co-operation programme for the Old City of Damascus. The Committee shared their opinion in regard to the need for a master plan for the preservation of the traditional urban fabric of the city, and recommended that the competent Syrian authorities establish such a plan.
Session: 5th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1981
Sites: Ancient City of Damascus
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
35. The Committee decided to substantially increase the funds allocated to training activities, considering the shortage of qualified personnel as noted in many countries. On this subject the representative of the Director-General indicated that a large-scale world training programme at both the regional and national levels for specialists in the conservation of cultural property could be envisaged within the framework of UNESCO, of the Convention and of ICCROM. This latter organization would be willing to participate in a programme of this type. The Committee gave its support to such a ...
Session: 5th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1981
The Committee examined guidelines for the evaluation of technical co-operation requests as proposed by the Bureau and adopted the text set out in Annex II - This text will replace paragraphs 45 to 49 of the "Operational Guidelines for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention" and the following paragraphs of that document will be re-numbered accordingly.
Session: 5th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1981
38. Furthermore, the Committee decided that in each future annual budget a sum equivalent to one quarter of the total amount approved for technical co-operation projects will be added to this amount to finance projects costing not more than $20,000 each.
Session: 5th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1981
15. The Bureau granted emergency assistance to the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen amounting to $20,000 for elaborating a plan for the installation of a waste water drainage system within the Old City of Shibam.
Session: 6th session of the Bureau (CONF 014)
Year: 1982
Sites: Old Walled City of Shibam
Country: Yemen
On the basis of the recommendations of the working group, the Committee approved the following technical co-operation requests: Bulgaria - Boyana, Ivanovo and Madara Rider (request 42-43-45.1): $48,000 Haiti - Citadel Henry, National History Park (request 180.1): $57,200 Honduras - Maya site of Copan (request 129.1): $24,050 Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan - Old City of Jerusalem (request 148.1): $100,000 Pakistan - Archaeological ruins of Moenjodaro (request 138.1): $34,000 Yugoslavia - Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor (request 125.1 rev): $50,000 Sub-total for ...
Session: 6th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 015)
Year: 1982
Sites: Aldabra Atoll Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro Boyana Church Darien National Park Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary Madara Rider Maya Site of Copan National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor Niokolo-Koba National Park Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo Sagarmatha National Park Simien National Park
Country: Bulgaria Ethiopia Haiti Honduras Montenegro Nepal Pakistan Panama Senegal Seychelles
The Committee approved without reservation the technical co-operation request from Senegal concerning Djoudj National Park. It expressed its concern, however, concerning the consequences of the changes in the hydrological system on Djoudj National Park which would result from the works envisaged on the River Senegal and suggested that the authorities of Senegal request the inscription of this site on the List of World Heritage in ...
Session: 6th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 015)
Year: 1982
Sites: Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
Country: Senegal
The Committee approved the following requests for training: Honduras - Maya Site of Copan: $28,950 Pakistan - Archaeological ruins of Moenjodaro: $20,000 Sub-total for training requests in the field of cultural heritage conservation: $48,950 Honduras - Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve: $,4975 Tanzania - College of African Wildlife Management (Regional training centre): $45,000 Sub-total for training requests in the field of natural heritage conservation: $49,975   TOTAL of requests in the fields of cultural and natural heritage conservation: ...
Session: 6th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 015)
Year: 1982
Sites: Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro Maya Site of Copan Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
Country: Honduras Pakistan United Republic of Tanzania
19. The Bureau accorded $ 40,000 in emergency assistance to the Republic of Zaire to carry out - in collaboration with IUCN, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Francfort Zoological Garden Society - a project to save the fauna of Garamba National Park (in particular the white rhinoceros population decimated by poaching).  
Session: 7th session of the Bureau (CONF 021)
Year: 1983
Sites: Garamba National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
36. On the basis of the recommendation of a working group set up during the session, the Committee approved the following requests:   - Costa Rica - Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserve (request n°205.1 rev.2): $25,000 - Ivory Coast - Tai National Park (request n°159.1 rev.1): $30,000 - Haiti - Citadel Henry National History Park (request n°180.1): $20,000 - Honduras - Maya Ruins of Copan (request n°129.1): $20,000 - Honduras - Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (request n°196.1 rev.2): $20,000  - Nepal - Sagarmatha National Park (request n°120.1 4): ...
Session: 7th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 009)
Year: 1983
Sites: Darien National Park Maya Site of Copan National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve Sagarmatha National Park Taï National Park Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Country: Costa Rica Côte d'Ivoire Honduras Nepal Panama
37. The following requests for training activities which were submitted as part of technical cooperation requests were also approved:   - Costa Rica - Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserve (request n°205.1 rev.2): $5,000 - Honduras - Maya Ruins of Copan (request n°129.1): $26,000 - Honduras - Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (request n°196.1 rev.2): $6,000    Total of requests in the field of cultural and natural heritage conservation: $37,000  
Session: 7th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 009)
Year: 1983
Sites: Maya Site of Copan Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Country: Costa Rica Honduras
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined the technical cooperation assistance request made by India regarding an improved geographic information system (GIS) for Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), as presented in Documents WHC-04/7EXT.COM/6 and WHC-04/7EXT.COM/6 Add, Noting that, in accordance with Decision 28 COM 10A, four requests for technical cooperation will be submitted to the Chairperson/Committee in 2005, for a total amount of US$ 104,915, Considering that only an amount of US$ 160,000 is available for cultural properties under technical cooperation assistance in the ...
Session: 7th Extraodinary session of the World Heritage Committee (7 EXT.COM)
Year: 2004
Sites: Mountain Railways of India
Country: India
30. The Secretariat presented the requests for technical cooperation which had been received by the 1st March 1984 deadline for properties inscribed on the World Heritage List or had been recommended by the Bureau for inscription thereon at its present session. It was noted that the total of the amounts requested for technical cooperation and of their training components were two to three times greater than the expected budgetary provisions. It was therefore necessary to contact the States Parties concerned to request them to reduce their requests to a more modest amount and to indicated ...
Session: 8th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1984
31. The Bureau regretted the decrease in the amounts of the World Heritage Fund which limited its impact, particularly in the field. This would decrease the visibility of the Convention and thereby the support from those involved in the protection of the World Heritage properties themselves. In this connection, the Bureau encouraged the Secretariat, in cooperation with ICOMOS and IUCN, to seek where possible other sources of funding to synergetically support World Heritage technical cooperation projects. As regards training, the Bureau recommended that maximum use be made of the ...
Session: 8th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1984
35. The Committee took note that although such financial support appeared very modest in relation to the projects concerned, the World Heritage Fund should essentially play a catalytic role in assisting States Parties to procure the necessary funds to safeguard World Heritage properties. The World Heritage Fund should not be used for subventions of activities which normally should be supported at-the national level, e.g. to cover the salaries of the personnel ensuring the protection of World Heritage properties or to cover the costs of long-term training programmes. It rather should be ...
Session: 8th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 004)
Year: 1984
34. The Committee noted that the total of the sums requested for technical cooperation greatly exceeded the allocation of $200,000 which the Committee had approved for technical cooperation in 1985. The Committee decided, therefore, that for this year technical cooperation projects should not exceed $20,000 each, and that no individual decisions would be taken on these requests before their further study and evaluation. The Committee asked the Secretariat to further consult with the countries concerned and with ICOMOS and IUCN as appropriate and to submit these requests directly to the ...
Session: 8th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 004)
Year: 1984
The Bureau recommended that the Committee approve these two requests, respectively US$ 20,000 for Talamanca-La Amistad (Costa Rica) and US$ 40,000 for Darien National Park (Panama).  
Session: 9th session of the Bureau (CONF 007)
Year: 1985
Sites: Darien National Park Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Country: Costa Rica Panama
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
24. Since ICOMOS was not yet in a position to provide accurate evaluation of the threats to the integrity of the following 2 properties, the Bureau recommended that the Committee's decision on the 2 requests be taken after further study has been carried out: 1. Urgent measures for strengthening the foundations of the wall and to study methods of reconstructing doors, windows and other wooden elements at Bahla Fort (Oman). 2. Equipment and technical assistance needed for restoration work at Wieliczka Salt Mine ...
Session: 12th session of the Bureau (CONF 007)
Year: 1988
Sites: Bahla Fort Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
Country: Oman Poland
25. With regard to a request received from Brazil, submitted on 16 June 1988 for $30,000 towards a project for the conservation and management of the Jesuit missions of the Guarani, the Bureau agreed with the Chairman's suggestion that the approve project components up to an amount of $20,000. The remaining $10,000 for the project, which would bring its value to a total of $30,000, should be requested from the Committee at its next session.  
Session: 12th session of the Bureau (CONF 007)
Year: 1988
Sites: Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil)
Country: Brazil
49. The Committee took note of document SC-88/CONF.001/7 which consisted essentially of a series of financial statements for mandatory and voluntary contributions to the World Heritage Fund for the financial periods covering 1981-83, 1984-85, 1986-87 and 1988-89 as at 30 September 1988. The Committee noted that since this date a number of contributions had been received and that several projects for international assistance had been approved, which resulted in a revised balance available for 1989 amounting to $2,112,974 as at 25 November 1988. 50. The Committee specifically took account ...
Session: 12th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1988
58. The Committee noted that the Bureau had examined in detail the requests presented in document SC-88/CONF.001/6 and /6.Add ; noted that a number of modifications for certain requests had been received by the Secretariat since the document had been prepared; also noted that the requests from Algeria, Ecuador, Sri Lanka and Zaire had already been recommended for approval by the previous Bureau at its twelfth session in June 1988. 59. In accordance with the procedures for granting international assistance set out in the Operational Guidelines adopted by the Committee (WHC/2 Revised, ...
Session: 12th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1988
Sites: Ancient City of Polonnaruwa Ancient City of Sigiriya Bahla Fort Durmitor National Park Galápagos Islands Garamba National Park Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil) Ngorongoro Conservation Area Sacred City of Anuradhapura Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park Tassili n'Ajjer Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae Virunga National Park
Country: Algeria Brazil Costa Rica Democratic Republic of the Congo Ecuador Greece Montenegro Oman Sri Lanka United Republic of Tanzania
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/12EXT.COM/4, Decides to approve the International Assistance request from Palau entitled “Responding to the threat of feral cat introduction to the Rock Island Southern Lagoon World Heritage area”, for an amount of US$ 139,505 under the Emergency Assistance budget.
Session: 12th extraordinary session of the Committee (12 EXT.COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
Country: Palau
14. The Bureau approved the following requests for international assistance for conducting regional training workshops in the field of natural heritage conservation and protected area management: A. Qatar (for the Arab region), 7-20 October 1989 - US$30,000 B. College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka, United Republic of Tanzania (for anglophone African countries), in February 1990 - US$30,000 C. The Ministry of Nature Protection and the Department of National Parks, Senegal (for francophone African countries), in Dakar and Saint Louis, 30 October to 17 November 1989 - ...
Session: 13th session of the Bureau (CONF 003)
Year: 1989
Country: Qatar Senegal United Republic of Tanzania
15. The Bureau reviewed another request from Tanzania, for the purchase of equipment for protecting the archaeological and palaeontological site of Olduvai Gorge in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area of the United Republic of Tanzania. The Bureau, however, deferred its recommendations on this request, since the site had been inscribed on the World Heritage List under natural criteria. The Bureau, though, suggested that ICOMOS and the Secretariat provide further information on the relevance of cultural values for the inscription of this site on the World Heritage List at the forthcoming ...
Session: 13th session of the Bureau (CONF 003)
Year: 1989
Sites: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
16. The Bureau heard details of an application for technical assistance amounting to about US$320,000 submitted by the Syrian Arab Republic for a conservation programme for the Old City of Aleppo. The Bureau agreed to grant the Syrian authorities preparatory assistance to enable them to draw up a large-scale project for submission to funding sources other than the World Heritage Fund, the resources of which were too limited to take on such a project.  
Session: 13th session of the Bureau (CONF 003)
Year: 1989
Sites: Ancient City of Aleppo
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
26. The Bureau considered that, if the Government of Mali so wished, a preparatory assistance mission could be organized with a view to helping the authorities concerned to work out an appropriate nomination file on Timbuktu (mosques, cemeteries and mausoleums) to the List of World Heritage in Danger. This nomination file could be presented to one of the next sessions of the Bureau.  
Session: 13th session of the Bureau (CONF 003)
Year: 1989
Sites: Timbuktu
Country: Mali
11. While examining agenda item 4, the Committee took note of the conclusions of the 7th General Assembly of States Parties to the Convention on this question. The Committee welcomed the content of the resolution adopted by the General Assembly which reflected its wish to ensure both a better turnover of Committee members and equitable representation of the different regions and cultures of the world. 12. In accordance with the conclusions of the Bureau at its 13th session and taking account of the above-mentioned resolution, the Committee decided to allocate under the 1990 budget a sum ...
Session: 13th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 004)
Year: 1989
19. The Committee noted that following an earthquake at Tipasa in Algeria, a preliminary mission by a member of the Secretariat had been completed which reported that some damage had occurred. An emergency assistance request had been submitted to the Secretariat which is continuing to cooperate with the managers of the property.  
Session: 13th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 004)
Year: 1989
Sites: Tipasa
Country: Algeria
20. The Committee was also informed of the collapse of the roof of one of the temples in Patan in the Valley of Kathmandu. Emergency assistance had been immediately granted to the Nepalese authorities concerned.  
Session: 13th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 004)
Year: 1989
Sites: Kathmandu Valley
Country: Nepal
23. The Committee recalled that the revised versions of forms for nominating sites for inscription on the World Heritage List and for requesting international assistance from the World Heritage Fund had been prepared in accordance with the Operational Guidelines and had been already examined by the Bureau at its 13th session. The Bureau members had since then provided comments which were incorporated in the documents submitted to the Committee. The Committee adopted these revised documents in principle, requesting the Committee members to send any additional suggestions they may have to ...
Session: 13th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 004)
Year: 1989
33. The Committee examined document SC-89/CONF.004/8 presenting the status of contributions to the World Heritage Fund for the years 1981-83, 1984-85, 1986-87 and 1988­-89, the status of implementation of international assistance projects approved in 1988 and 1989, as well as a statement on the use of the budget approved by the Committee at its 12th session for 1989. 34. The Committee noted that there continued to be certain delays in the payment of obligatory and voluntary contributions and encouraged the Secretariat to continue its efforts to obtain the outstanding payments, which ...
Session: 13th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 004)
Year: 1989
38. The Committee noted that the Bureau had examined in detail the requests for international assistance presented in document SC-89/CONF.004/7. The Committee also took into consideration that the Bureau had incorporated additional information received by the Secretariat since the preparation of this document into its evaluation. 39. In accordance with the procedures for granting international assistance set out in the Operational Guidelines adopted by the Committee in December 1988, the Committee approved the following requests: A. Technical Cooperation 1. Galapagos National Park ...
Session: 13th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 004)
Year: 1989
Sites: Chitwan National Park Galápagos Islands Kathmandu Valley Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus Serengeti National Park Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
Country: Ecuador Greece Nepal Poland United Republic of Tanzania
38. The Committee noted that the Bureau had examined in detail the requests for international assistance presented in document SC-89/CONF.004/7. The Committee also took into consideration that the Bureau had incorporated additional information received by the Secretariat since the preparation of this document into its evaluations. 39. In accordance with the procedures for granting international assistance set out in the Operational Guidelines adopted by the Committee in December 1988, the Committee approved the following requests: B. Training France/Benin: US$30,000Sub-regional ...
Session: 13th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 004)
Year: 1989
38. The Committee noted that the Bureau had examined in detail the requests for international assistance presented in document SC-89/CONF.004/7. The Committee also took into consideration that the Bureau had incorporated additional information received by the Secretariat since the preparation of this document into its evaluations. 39. In accordance with the procedures for granting international assistance set out in the Operational Guidelines adopted by the Committee in December 1988, the Committee approved the following requests: C. The Committee deferred the following requests for ...
Session: 13th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 004)
Year: 1989
Sites: Ngorongoro Conservation Area Studenica Monastery
Country: Serbia United Republic of Tanzania
47. The Bureau recommended that the Committee approve a request for technical assistance submitted by Yugoslavia for the purchase of computer and photographic equipment and equipment for the restoration of the mural paintings of the Monastery of Studenica, at a total cost of US$51,000. Concerning that same site, the Bureau asked the Yugoslav authorities to give it their formal assurance that the project to build a dam near the monastery had been abandoned.  
Session: 14th session of the Bureau (CONF 003)
Year: 1990
Sites: Studenica Monastery
Country: Serbia
48. The Bureau considered a request by the United Republic of Tanzania for the purchase of a Land Rover and radio equipment at a cost of US$49,782 for use at the archaeological and palaeontological site of Olduvai in the Ngorongoro conservation area. The Bureau agreed in principle to make a favourable recommendation to the Committee concerning that request. However, before finalizing its recommendation, the Bureau asked the Tanzanian authorities to provide it with information, in time for it to be considered before the next session of the Committee, concerning the comprehensive plan ...
Session: 14th session of the Bureau (CONF 003)
Year: 1990
Sites: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
46. The Committee examined the document prepared by the Secretariat in this regard and congratulated the Secretariat on its clear presentation of the requests submitted. Considering the Bureau's recommendations, the Committee decided to approve the following requests: A - TECHNICAL CO-OPERATION CULTURAL PROPERTIES 1.  Ngorongoro Conservation Area (United Republic of Tanzania) US$49,782Purchase of a Land Rover and radio equipment for the archaeological and paleontological site of Olduvai. 2.  Studenica Monastery (Yugoslavia) US$51,000Purchase of computer and photographic ...
Session: 14th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 004)
Year: 1990
Sites: Archaeological Site of Delphi Banc d'Arguin National Park Ngorongoro Conservation Area Salonga National Park Studenica Monastery Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park Timbuktu
Country: Canada Costa Rica Democratic Republic of the Congo Greece Mali Mauritania Panama Serbia United Republic of Tanzania
B - TRAINING 1. International Course on Stone Conservation Technology (ICCROM-Unesco) US$40,000Participation of 12 fellowship recipients from developing countries in the course, which will be held in May and June 1991 in Venice, and financial contribution to the fees and travel expenses of the lecturers. 2. Regional Training Course for the Conservation of Murals (ICCROM) US$40,000Fees and travel costs of five lecturers and participation of 16 fellowship recipients, who are restorers from South and Southeast Asia in a course which will be held in Lucknow (India). 3. Training Course in ...
Session: 14th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 004)
Year: 1990
After having taken cognizance of document SC.91/CONF.001/5, the Bureau approved  request for international assistance in the amount of US$ 30,000 submitted by Cuba for the purchase of 183 cubic metres of timber for the restoration of the structural frames and  panelling of a group of XVIIIthe and XIXth century houses situated in the historic centre of Trinidad. The Bureau wished the architects of the Regional Office for Culture for Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Havana and already involved in the international campaign for the preservation of the Plaza Vieja in that city, to ...
Session: 15th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1991
Sites: Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
Country: Costa Rica Cuba
A. Technical co-operation The Committee approved the following requests:   US$ 1. The Madara Rider (Bulgaria) 35,000   Purchase of equipment for drilling, measurement and urgent cleaning of the monument  2. Saint-Stephen Church in Nessebar (Bulgaria) 15,000   Restoration of mural paintings of Saint-Stephen Church  3. Pyramid Plateau at Giza (Egypt) 30,000   Costs for three international experts (an economist, an archaeologist and a landscape designer) in the elaboration of a ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Ancient City of Nessebar Garamba National Park Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum Ichkeul National Park Madara Rider Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur Niokolo-Koba National Park Simien National Park Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park Virunga National Park
Country: Brazil Bulgaria Costa Rica Democratic Republic of the Congo Egypt Ethiopia India Malta Peru Senegal Tunisia
49. The Bureau took note of the information provided by the Secretariat and decided to set aside a sum of US$30,000 for urgent activities to be undertaken for the restoration of Dubrovnik.  
Session: 16th session of the Bureau (CONF 003)
Year: 1992
Sites: Old City of Dubrovnik
Country: Croatia
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum (Malta) 65. The Bureau requested that ICOMOS examine the justifications provided by the Maltese authorities for the need to install an air-conditioning system at this World Heritage site and assess the relative merits of different options available for solving problems caused by internal humidity. The Bureau recommended that the Committee, at its next session, take a decision on this request on the basis of information submitted by the State Party and the report from ...
Session: 16th session of the Bureau (CONF 003)
Year: 1992
Sites: Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum
Country: Malta
City of Potosi (Bolivia) 66. The Bureau requested the Secretariat to contact the Bolivian authorities to obtain information on the links between the World Heritage site of Potosi and the proposed rehabilitation project for the lagoons. The Bureau recommended that the Committee, at its next session, assess, on the basis of the requested information, the importance of the work to rehabilitate the lagoons to the conservation of the World Heritage city and decide whether or not this project qualifies for international assistance from the World Heritage ...
Session: 16th session of the Bureau (CONF 003)
Year: 1992
Sites: City of Potosí
Country: Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Plitvice Lake National Park (Republic of Croatia) 67. The Bureau decided to set aside US$30,000 as emergency assistance to undertake an expert mission to this site to assess damage caused by armed conflict in Croatia and to prepare and initiate the implementation of an international assistance project for the rehabilitation of the site.  
Session: 16th session of the Bureau (CONF 003)
Year: 1992
Sites: Plitvice Lakes National Park
Country: Croatia
Istanbul (Turkey) 68. The Bureau, while agreeing in principle to providing support for the continuation of the restoration of mosaics of Saint Sophia in Istanbul, noted that the project approved in 1991 under the World Heritage Fund is expected to be completed by the end of 1992. The Bureau requested that the Committee at its forthcoming session in Santa Fe, review the report of the project which is currently underway and other information from studies that are being undertaken by the Turkish authorities and decide on an appropriate amount to assist in the continuation of the ...
Session: 16th session of the Bureau (CONF 003)
Year: 1992
Sites: Historic Areas of Istanbul
Country: Turkey
The Committee examined document WHC-92/CONF/002/8, 8Add. and 8Add.2, as well as information on additional requests received by the Committee from States Parties during its session, and approved the following projects: A. Technical Co-operation                                            US$ Galapagos National Park ...
Session: 16th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1992
Sites: Galápagos Islands Historic Areas of Istanbul Historic Cairo Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Country: Ecuador Egypt Guinea Mali Saudi Arabia Turkey
Dja Faunal Reserve (Cameroon): The Bureau recommended that the Committee approve US$ 40,000 for the purchase of two vehicles for this site subject to the Cameroon authorities paying their dues to the World Heritage Fund, providing detailed information to the Centre on projects implemented in this site with national funds and provide assurance to the Committee that the maintenance of the vehicles will be supervised directly by the manager of the Dja Reserve.   School for the Training of Wildlife Specialists (Cameroon): The Bureau recommended that the Committee re-examine this ...
Session: 17th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1993
Sites: Comoé National Park Dja Faunal Reserve Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
Country: Cameroon Côte d'Ivoire Malta Seychelles
Mt. Nimba Nature Reserve (Côte d'Ivoire/Guinea): The Bureau approved a sum of US$ 30,000 for consultancies and other services necessary for setting up a management regime in the Guinean part of this World Heritage site in Danger.  
Session: 17th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1993
Sites: Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Country: Guinea
Mt. Huangshan (People's Republic of China) - Training in management planning for protected area specialists in China: The Bureau approved a sum of US$ 30,000 for organizing a training workshop in Mt. Huangshan (US$ 20,000) and for supporting the participation of protected area specialists from Asia-Pacific in the CNPPA/IUCN Regional Conference on Protected Areas of East Asia (US$ 10,000) to review the draft management plan of Huangshan prepared as a result of the training ...
Session: 17th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1993
Sites: Mount Huangshan
Country: China
IUCN The Bureau approved a sum of US$ 18,000 to IUCN for the following purposes: (a) reimbursement of costs for implementing the Bureau's request, made at its last session in July 1992, for assessing measures taken to mitigate impacts of road construction in Niokolo-Koba National Park (Senegal) US$ 12,000 Preparation of a state of conservation report on sangay National Park by IUCN's Regional Office for Latin America US$ 2,000 Contribution for the preparation, by the IUCN Office in Nepal, of state of conservation reports on Sagarmatha and Royal Chitwan National Parks of Nepal US$ ...
Session: 17th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1993
Sangay National Park (Ecuador)  The Representative of IUCN recalled that the site was inscribed in 1983 and added to the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1992 due to threats from poachers, boundary encroachment and unplanned road construction. A field mission was conducted by IUCN's Office in Ecuador and the Committee discussed the proposed six-point action plan including the recommendation that an environmental impact assessment of the road construction be undertaken. The technical assistance request for Sangay National Park (US$ 28,500) will be reviewed in the light of the ...
Session: 17th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1993
Sites: Sangay National Park
Country: Ecuador
Mount Nimba Nature Reserve (Guinea/Côte d'Ivoire) The Committee recalled that this site was inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger at its sixteenth session in 1992. In its presentation, IUCN continued to stress its concern over the long-term risks associated with potential mining operations adjacent to the World Heritage site. It further noted the growing population pressure in the region. Recalling that a comprehensive report had been submitted to the Bureau in June 1993, the Secretariat highlighted several developments which occurred since the mission in May 1993. A ...
Session: 17th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1993
Sites: Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Country: Côte d'Ivoire Guinea
XIII.2 After having reviewed the requests for technical cooperation, several delegates recalled that the Committee, during its sixteenth session, signaled the need for a systematic evaluation of World Heritage activities. In this context the Delegate of Germany proposed that biennial reports be prepared by the Centre and presented to the Committee on the implementation of international assistance provided by the World Heritage Fund. The Delegate pointed out that this information was crucial for the evaluation of successive requests for the same site or project, also in view of the fact ...
Session: 17th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1993
XIII.1 The Committee examined document WHC­93/CONF .002/10Rev of 5 December 1993 and the Rapporteur of the outgoing Bureau reported on the requests for international assistance approved by the Bureau as well as on the following recommendations to the Committee: A. Technical Assistance Natural Heritage Sangay National Park, EcuadorThe Committee recalled that Sangay National Park was on the List of World Heritage in Danger. As requested, IUCN presented a monitoring report on the site. The Committee approved a request for US$ 28,500 for communications equipment, solar panels and donkeys ...
Session: 17th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1993
Sites: Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) Komodo National Park Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Old Havana and its Fortification System Sangay National Park Serra da Capivara National Park
Country: Brazil Cuba Ecuador Guinea Indonesia Mali
B. Training Natural Heritage School for the Training of Wildlife Specialists, Garoua/CameroonThe Committee reviewed a request for US$ 43,667 for a training seminar to be held in Cameroon in 1994. The Committee approved a sum of US$ 35,000 pending receipt by the Centre of more detailed information and a justification of the estimated costs.  Training Course - ENGREF (France)The Committee reviewed a request for US$ 40,000 and after considerable discussion approved a sum of US$ 30,000 for a training course by ENGREF to be held in the Tai National Park and World Heritage site. The ...
Session: 17th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1993
Country: Cameroon France Tunisia
C. Emergency Assistance Cultural Heritage Old Walled City of Shibam, YemenHaving taken note of the state of conservation report presented by the Secretariat which clearly illustrated the emergency situation in Shibam, the Committee approved the request for emergency assistance for the amount of US$ 40,500 for emergency measures regarding the drainage system in Shibam (US$ 30,500) and expert services in this field (US$ 10,000). The Committee asked the Centre to inform the Yemeni authorities that they could submit an additional emergency request for consideration by the Bureau at its next ...
Session: 17th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1993
Sites: Old Walled City of Shibam
Country: Yemen
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.1 Requests on which the Bureau took a decision A.1.1 Preparatory assistance A.1.1.1 Réserve naturelle de Faune à Okapi de l'Ituri (Zaire) The Bureau took note of the preparatory assistance request by Zaire being reduced from US$15,000 to US$10,000. Further, following the advice of a WWF project at the site, the Bureau decided to further reduce this sum to US$ 3,000. It was noted that the current level of legal protection was inadequate and the site should be upgraded to National Parks legislation prior to an eventual ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.1  Requests on which the Bureau took a decision A.1.2  Technical co-operation A.1.2.1  Technical assistance request for Lake Malawi National Park (Malawi) The Bureau approved a technical assistance request for a total of US$ 16,000 subject to the Government of Malawi making full payment of its dues to the World Heritage Fund. The project involves the purchase of equipment (boats, tents, diving equipment, life jackets and binoculars) for Lake Malawi National ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Lake Malawi National Park
Country: Malawi
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.1 Requests on which the Bureau took a decision A.1.2 Technical co-operation A.1.2.2 Manu National Park (Peru) The Bureau approved a sum of US$ 20,000 for a technical cooperation request for Manu National Park to be implemented by the park director and financially administrated by the Peruvian Foundation for the Conservation of Nature, which is also supporting the project. The Bureau furthermore recalled that IUCN gave a state of conservation report on the site some years ago and that other projects (WWF and GEF funding) are carried out at the ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Manú National Park
Country: Peru
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.1  Requests on which the Bureau took a decision A.1.2  Technical co-operation A.1.2.3 Huascaran National Park (Peru) The Bureau approved a sum of US$ 20,000 for a project at Huascaran National Park involving staff training in ecology, public awareness, a seminar involving local peoples and an environmental education workshop, as well as the publication of interpretative material for the ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Huascarán National Park
Country: Peru
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.1  Requests on which the Bureau took a decision A.1.2  Technical co-operation A.1.2.4 Sangay National Park (Ecuador) The Bureau recalled that Sangay National Park was inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger at the sixteenth session of the World Heritage Committee in Santa Fe. The Bureau deferred a decision on this US$28,500 project until the monitoring report has been examined at the seventeenth session of the ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Sangay National Park
Country: Ecuador
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.1  Requests on which the Bureau took a decision A.1.2 Technical co-operation A.1.2.5 Mount Nimba (Guinea) The Bureau examined a request for US$45,000 for the World Heritage Site in Danger. It recommended a reduction of the project to US$30,000 and deferred a decision until the monitoring report is presented at the seventeenth session of the ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Country: Guinea
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.1  Requests on which the Bureau took a decision A.1.2 Technical co-operation A.1.2.6 Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) The Bureau examined a technical cooperation request for US$25,000 received by IUCN just prior to the meeting. IUCN informed the Bureau, that the management plan for the site has been completed. This project involves some limited road construction, a parking area and a new hiking trail to better serve visitors to the Park. The Bureau approved the sum ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Kilimanjaro National Park
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.1 Requests on which the Bureau took a decision A.1.3 Training A.1.3.1 Sixteenth International Protected Areas Course (CATIE), Costa Rica The Bureau approved a sum of US$25,000 for this Protected Areas training course at CATIE, Costa Rica, with the recommendation that World Heritage managers receive priority for ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Country: Costa Rica
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.1 Requests on which the Bureau took a decision A.1.4 Emergency Assistance A.1.4.1 Garamba National Park (Zaire) The Bureau recalled that this site was removed from the List of World Heritage in Danger at the sixteenth session of the Committee. The Bureau discussed the request for US$20,000 and approved the sum of US$10,000. The Bureau noted that the emergency circumstances under which this request was originally submitted have changed substantially and therefore requested the World Heritage Centre to write to IZCN and request further clarification on this ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Garamba National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.2 Requests for which the Bureau formulated a recommendation to the Committee A.2.1 Technical co-operation A.2.1.1 Dja Faunal Reserve (Cameroon) The Bureau noted the request for a sum of US$40,000 submitted by the Government of Cameroon. However, since Cameroon has not paid its dues to the Fund since 1986/87, the Bureau did not examine the ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Dja Faunal Reserve
Country: Cameroon
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.2 Requests for which the Bureau formulated a recommendation to the Committee A.2.1 Technical co-operation A.2.1.2 Vallee de Mai (Seychelles) The Bureau examined the request from the Seychelles for the construction of a Visitor Information Centre in this World Heritage site. The Bureau was concerned about: the size of the site, the location of the Visitor Centre in the site, and noted the fact that construction had commenced despite previous concerns raised by the Bureau regarding size of the structure and its view that the development may be ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
Country: Seychelles
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.2 Requests for which the Bureau formulated a recommendation to the Committee A.2.1 Technical co-operation A.2.1.3 Technical assistance request for La Amistad World Heritage site (Costa Rica/Panama) The Bureau noted the request of the Costa Rican authorities for US$50,000 for the site. However, as agreement on the proposed new boundaries for the site have not been received by the Centre and Costa Rica has not paid its dues to the Fund, the request was deferred. The Bureau requested IUCN to organize with its regional office in Costa Rica, a meeting to review the ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Country: Costa Rica
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.2 Requests for which the Bureau formulated a recommendation to the Committee A.2.1 Technical co-operation A.2.1.4 Komodo National Park (Indonesia) The Bureau reviewed a request for US$49,500 for Komodo National Park and recommended that the Committee approve US$37,000, deleting a proposal for staff training. It was noted that the Park authorities are planning to set up a training programme which would be a duplication of this activity. The project, prepared in cooperation with UNESCO's ROSTSEA Office, has three objectives: to provide equipment, to carry out a ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Komodo National Park
Country: Indonesia
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.2  Requests for which the Bureau formulated a recommendation to the Committee A.2.2 Training A.2.2.1  School for the Training of Wildlife Specialists (Cameroon) The Bureau discussed a training request of US$ 43,667 and recommended the approval of US$35,000 pending more detailed information on the programme of the course and justification of the estimated ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Country: Cameroon
A. NATURAL HERITAGE A.2  Requests for which the Bureau formulated a recommendation to the Committee A.2.2 Training A.2.2.2 Training Course to be held in Côte d'Ivoire The Bureau discussed a request for US$40,000 for the organization of a training course provided by the ''Ecole nationale du genie rural, des eaux et des forets" (ENGREF). There was considerable discussion about this course. The Bureau raised concerns about the cost effectiveness of the programme and the results received in relation to the future management of World Heritage sites. While ENGREF had responded ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Country: Côte d'Ivoire
B. CULTURAL HERITAGE B.1 Requests on which the Bureau took a decision B.1.1 Preparatory assistance B.1.1.1 Preparation of nomination for the Ancient City of Xi'an (China) The Delegate from China informed the Bureau that China is preparing a revised tentative list for cultural heritage and that the City of Xi'an is included in this revised tentative list. The Bureau approved the amount of US$ 15,000 for preparatory assistance for the organization of an international symposium to discuss issues such as management and conservation of Xi'an and to examine and finalize the dossier for ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Country: China
B. CULTURAL HERITAGE B.1 Requests on which the Bureau took a decision B.1.2 Technical Cooperation B.1.2.1 The Mogao Caves (China) The Bureau approved the amount of US$ 20,000 for the purchase of a polarization microscope for the systematic research of the degradation of the mural paintings in the caves.    
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Mogao Caves
Country: China
B. CULTURAL HERITAGE B.1 Requests on which the Bureau took a decision B.1.2 Technical Cooperation B.1.2.2 Cartagena (Colombia) In discussing the request for technical assistance for Cartagena, the Bureau commended the systematic approach of the conservation efforts in Cartagena and was very pleased to note that earlier World Heritage assistance has led to very concrete results. The Bureau approved the amount of US$ 19,000 for the services of national and international experts for the preparation of a Master Plan for the Historical Centre of ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena
Country: Colombia
B. CULTURAL HERITAGE B.1 Requests on which the Bureau took a decision B.1.3 Training B.1.3.1 National training activity at the Mogao Caves (China) The Bureau approved the amount of US$ 20,000 for the organization of a training course on the Preservation Techniques in Environmental Monitoring and Mural Colour Analysis and the utilization of a polarization microscope. The Bureau suggested that the Chinese authorities invite to this training course specialists and participants from other countries in the region such as Sri Lanka and India, so that the course could also benefit the ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Mogao Caves
Country: China
B. CULTURAL HERITAGE B.1 Requests on which the Bureau took a decision B.1.3 Training B.1.3.2 Riksantikvaren, Directorate for Cultural Heritage, Norway: International Training Course on Wood Conservation Technology, 1994 The Bureau approved the amount of US$ 25,000 for fellowships for participants from States Parties in development and transition in the International Course on Wood Conservation Technology in Norway. The Bureau requested the course organizers to report on the results of the course and its impact on World Heritage ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Country: Norway
B. CULTURAL HERITAGE B.1 Requests on which the Bureau took a decision B.1.4 Emergency assistance B.1.4.1 Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian (China) The Bureau approved the amount of US$ 26,000 for emergency assistance for emergency measures to prevent the collapse of some of the caves which suffered considerable damage due to unusually heavy rains in 1992/1993. The Bureau requested the Chinese authorities to limit expenditure under World Heritage assistance for local labour as much as ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian
Country: China
B. CULTURAL HERITAGE B.2 Requests for which the Bureau formulated a recommendation to the Committee B.2.1 Technical co-operation B.2.1.1. Serra da Capivara National Park (Brazil) The Bureau considered a request for technical assistance for the amount of US$ 53,000 for the site of Serra da Capivara in Brazil which consisted of two components:   1. Assistance for taking measures in three of the most visited sites in the Park (Toea do Baixao do Perna I, Toea do Baixao da Vaca and Sitio do Meio) with the double objective of protecting the paintings and at the same time better ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Serra da Capivara National Park
Country: Brazil
B. CULTURAL HERITAGE B.2 Requests for which the Bureau formulated a recommendation to the Committee B.2.1 Technical co-operation B.2.1.2 Old Havana and its fortifications (Cuba) The Bureau considered a request for technical assistance for the amount of US$ 55,000 for restoration and consolidation works in three buildings around La Plaza Vieja in Havana (Cine Havana, Cafe Taberna and Colegio del Santo Angel). The Bureau decided to bring this request forward to the Committee with the recommendation to consider this request on the basis of the results of the monitoring mission ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Old Havana and its Fortification System
Country: Cuba
B. CULTURAL HERITAGE B.2 Requests for which the Bureau formulated a recommendation to the Committee B.2.1 Technical co-operation B.2.1.3 Cliffs of Bandiagara - Land of the Dogons (Mali) The Bureau decided to recommend the Committee to approve the amount of US$ 42,000 for a pilot inventory project in three of the 300 villages in the site, each one representative of one of the human settlements of the three zones that characterize the site (the plateau, the eroded cliffs and the ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)
Country: Mali
B. CULTURAL HERITAGE B.2 Requests for which the Bureau formulated a recommendation to the Committee B.2.2 Training B.2.2.1 Regional training course of Maghreb architects for the conservation and protection of cultural monuments and sites (1994 and 1995, Tunisia) The Bureau decided to recommend the Committee to approve a request for training for the amount of US$ 50,000 under the 1994 budget for a two-year (1994-1995) post university course for about twenty graduates from the region of the Maghreb that will be organized by the National· Heritage Institute of Tunisia in close ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Country: Tunisia
B. CULTURAL HERITAGE B.2 Requests for which the Bureau formulated a recommendation to the Committee B.2.2 Training B.2.2.2 International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and the Restoration of of Cultural Property (ICCROM) The Bureau decided to recommend the Committee to approve a request for US$ 75,000 for fellowships for participants from States Parties (developing countries) for three regular courses at ICCROM (architectural conservation, conservation of mural paintings and scientific principles of ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
B. CULTURAL HERITAGE B.2 Requests for which the Bureau formulated a recommendation to the Committee B.2.3 Emergency assistance B.2.3.1  Old Walled City of Shibam (Yemen) The Bureau took note of the results of an expert mission that was fielded to Shibam in October 1993 and subsequently decided to recommend the Committee to approve the amount of US$ 40,500 under emergency assistance for emergency measures regarding the drainage system in Shibam (US$ 30,500) and expert services in this field (US$ ...
Session: 17th extraordinary session of the Bureau (17 EXT BUR)
Year: 1993
Sites: Old Walled City of Shibam
Country: Yemen
The Bureau approved US$30,000 for the organization of a workshop to be held in 1994-1995 with a selected number of the centre's training partners in the field of the conservation and preservation of the cultural heritage, key individuals and colleagues from UNESCO's Secretariat to provide a sound basis for a fresh strategy. The Bureau asked the Centre to submit the overall evaluation findings as well as recommendations for a future training strategy to the World Heritage ...
Session: 18th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1994
The Bureau approved US$30,000 for a workshop to be held in 1994-1995 with a selected number of experts, specialists and key individuals, including agreement by the schools, to review the curricula of the courses, management objectives as well as the outcome of the courses. The Bureau asked that the Centre  submit the evaluation findings as well as  recommendations by the experts for a future training strategy for natural heritage to the World Heritage ...
Session: 18th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1994
Training in the Conservation and Management of Natural Heritage in the Arab Region The Bureau reviewed a request for US$30,000 for a two-week regional training seminar submitted by the Egyptian authorities, to be held in Egypt in April 1995 on conservation and management of natural heritage. The Bureau approved the requested sum of US$30,000 for the course and asked the Centre to proceed with an agreement on the course programme with the national ...
Session: 18th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1994
Country: Egypt
Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda (Brazil) - US$19,000: for a tourist study which would form part of the Urban Development Plan. Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo Monastery and Monastery of Rila (Bulgaria) - US$21,000: of which US$16,000 will be earmarked for the purchase of equipment and US$5,000 for advisory services on the nature of conservation measure to be undertaken. Old City of Dubrovnik (Croatia) - US$8,000: for the restoration of mural paintings in the 18th century Baroque Festival Palace, which was severely damaged in 1991. ICCROM will supervise the project in collaboration ...
Session: 18th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1994
Sites: Antigua Guatemala Historic Areas of Istanbul Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site Medina of Marrakesh National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers Old City of Dubrovnik Rila Monastery Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo
Country: Brazil Bulgaria Croatia El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Japan Morocco Turkey
Argentina - US$20,000: for a series of seminars which will be held at different sites in Argentina and on different subject matters: 1) Posadas, 5-8 September 1994: Safeguarding the Jesuit Missions 2) Mar del Plata, 30-31 August 1994: Tourism and cultural heritage. 3) Salta, 5-8 September 1994: Preservation of historic centres. 4) Cordoba, 5-8 September 1994: Interventions in the archaeological heritage. 5) Buenos Aires, 5-8 September 1994: Recycling versus restoration. 6) Trelew-Chubut, 5-8 September 1994: Natural heritage, its relevance in the development process. Brazil ...
Session: 18th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1994
Country: Argentina Brazil China Germany Haiti Italy
Archaeological Park of Tierradentro (Colombia) - US$69,500: in accordance with paragraph 85 of the Operational Guidelines which indicate that emergency assistance may be approved "for work in connection with cultural and natural properties included or suitable for inclusion in the World Heritage List and which have suffered severe damage due to sudden, unexpected phenomena" to undertake the following actions as a first phase of an overall conservation plan: 1) Field expert mission (4 Colombians and 2 international experts) to draw up an action plan for the safeguarding of the site. 2) ...
Session: 18th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1994
Sites: National Archeological Park of Tierradentro National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers
Country: Colombia Haiti
Establishment of an itinerant conservation laboratory which would service the 7 sites inscribed on the World Heritage List (Bulgaria) - US$39,000: The Bureau recommended that this request be re-examined by the Secretariat and ICCROM before being submitted to its next session in December 1994. Historic Centre of Puebla (Mexico) - US$18,000: to elaborate a rehabilitation plan to secure the safeguarding of the remaining historical buildings in the area, the introduction of new functions and structures compatible with the urban architecture and a maintenance programme to keep the locality in ...
Session: 18th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1994
Sites: Historic Centre of Puebla Historic Town of Zabid
Country: Bulgaria Mexico Yemen
China (Biodiversity Measuring and Monitoring Course): the Bureau reviewed a request for US$19,000 for a biodiversity measuring and monitoring course to be held in Guangdong Province in China in November/December 1994. It felt however that 2 Chinese participants had already been financed from the World Heritage Fund for a similar course in the United States in 1994 and, moreover, that the course did not involve World Heritage site managers, nor was it being held at a World Heritage site. The Bureau therefore, did not approve the ...
Session: 18th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1994
Country: China
At the end of the debate, the Bureau was informed that the amounts approved for training were slightly superior to the budget allocation for this activity, and therefore it authorized the Director of the World Heritage Centre to commit the approved funds by transferring the amount required from the technical assistance budgetary line.
Session: 18th session of the Bureau (CONF 001)
Year: 1994
XII.4 The Committee noted that the Bureau, at its eighteenth session on 9-10 December 1994, considered eight requests for amounts not exceeding US$ 30,000 and approved the following seven: 17th International Training Course for Protected Area Managers of Latin America, CATIE, Costa Rica               US$30,000 Regional Training Course for Protected Area Managers of Arab States, ...
Session: 18th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1994
Country: Cameroon Costa Rica Côte d'Ivoire Egypt United Republic of Tanzania
The Committee took note that the Bureau, at its eighteenth session held on 9-10 December 1994: approved a sum of US$ 19,000 for Srebarna Nature Reserve (Bulgaria) for the purchase and installation of equipment for the measurement and monitoring of water-levels and water quality in the Srebarna Wetlands; and requested the Tanzanian authorities to reformulate their request for US$ 30,000 for developing a system of trails in the Kilimanjaro National Park (Tanzania), taking into consideration more urgent conservation priorities for the management of the Park which have been set by the new ...
Session: 18th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1994
The Committee approved the following requests for natural heritage sites of Indonesia: Ujung Kulon National Park                US$40,000Buffer zone development activities benefitting local people with agreement from the local people for cessation of resource extraction in the Park. Komodo National Park                      US$40,000Purchase of a boat and a GIS-GPS system. The cost of the GIS-GPS system is ...
Session: 18th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1994
Sites: Komodo National Park Ujung Kulon National Park
Country: Indonesia
The Committee noted that the Bureau in examining the ten technical cooperation requests for cultural properties, two submitted by ICCROM and eight by States Parties, gave priority to activities for properties on the List of World Heritage in Danger and to those having a catalytic affect rather than for the funding of specific restoration works, in accordance with previous decisions taken by the Committee. Reauests approved by the Bureau: The Historic Town of Ouro Preto (Brazil) - US$20,000 The Bureau approved US$20,000 out of the total amount of US$50,000, subject to obtaining ...
Session: 18th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1994
Sites: Complex of Hué Monuments Historic Areas of Istanbul Historic Town of Ouro Preto Kathmandu Valley Ngorongoro Conservation Area Old City of Dubrovnik Site of Palmyra Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
Country: Brazil Croatia Nepal Poland Syrian Arab Republic Turkey United Republic of Tanzania Viet Nam
XII.6 The Committee noted that the Bureau at its eighteenth session in December 1994, examined eleven requests for training activities related to cultural properties of which five were submitted by ICCROM and six by State Parties to the total amount exceeding US$ one million. The Bureau reported to the Committee that in view of budgetary constraints it gave priority to requests submitted by developing countries for activities benefiting site managers of World Heritage cultural properties. Funding of courses held in situ which take into account local training needs were given priority ...
Session: 18th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1994
Sites: Royal Palaces of Abomey
Country: Benin Brazil Colombia Peru Romania Slovakia Tunisia
The Bureau considered the rapid growth in the demand for technical cooperation funds and recommended that, in the future, at least one third of the annual budget for technical cooperation should be targetted towards natural World Heritage sites. The Bureau considered 4 requests for technical cooperation for strengthening management of natural World Heritage sites and took the following decisions:   Requests approved by the Bureau Srebarna Nature Reserve (Bulgaria) - US19,000: Purchase and installation of equipment for the measurement and monitoring of water-levels and water ...
Session: 18th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 001B)
Year: 1994
Sites: Kilimanjaro National Park Srebarna Nature Reserve
Country: Bulgaria United Republic of Tanzania
The Bureau, noted the increasing demand for support for organizing training courses for natural and cultural heritage specialists. recommended that in the future the annual training budget should be divided equally for training natural and cultural heritage specialists. considered 8 requests for supporting the training of natural heritage specialists and worked on the assumption that the training budget for 1995 will be the same as that of 1994 and gave priority to supporting training activities in Africa and in less developed countries.   Requests approved by the ...
Session: 18th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 001B)
Year: 1994
Country: Cameroon Costa Rica Côte d'Ivoire Egypt United Republic of Tanzania
Komodo National Park (Indonesia): The Bureau recommended that the Committee approve a sum of US$40,000 of the US$63,400 requested by the Indonesian authorities for the purchase of a patrol boat and the procurement and installation of a GIS-GPS system. The Bureau recommended that the Indonesian authorities limit the costs of the GIS-GPS system to a maximum of US$19,000 by calling for competitive bids for the supply and installation of this system for the Komodo National Park. Ujung Kulon National Park (Indonesia): The Bureau recommended that the Committee approve a sum of US$40,000 ...
Session: 18th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 001B)
Year: 1994
Sites: Komodo National Park Ujung Kulon National Park
Country: Indonesia
In examining the 10 technical cooperation requests for cultural properties, 2 submitted by ICCROM and 8 by State Parties, the Bureau decided, in accordance with previous decisions taken by the Committee, to give priority to activities for properties on the List of World Heritage in Danger and to those having a catalytic effect rather than for the funding of specific restoration works.   Requests approved by the Bureau 1. The Historic Town of Ouro Preto (Brazil) - US$20,000 The Bureau approved US$20,000 out of the total amount of US$50,000, subject to obtaining assurance that the ...
Session: 18th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 001B)
Year: 1994
Sites: Historic Town of Ouro Preto Ngorongoro Conservation Area Site of Palmyra
Country: Brazil Syrian Arab Republic United Republic of Tanzania
The Bureau at its 18th session in December 1994 examined 11 requests for training activities related to cultural properties of which 5 were submitted by ICCROM and 6 by State Parties to the total amount exceeding US$ one million. In view of budgetary constraints under the indicative allocation for training, the Bureau decided to give priority to requests submitted by developing countries for activities benefiting site managers of World Heritage cultural properties. The emphasis would be on courses held in situ which take into account local training needs rather than "regular contributions ...
Session: 18th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 001B)
Year: 1994
Sites: Complex of Hué Monuments
Country: Brazil Cabo Verde Peru Romania Slovakia Viet Nam
1. Old City of Dubrovnik (Croatia) - US$50,000 The Bureau recommended the approval of the full requested amount of US50,000 for, inter alia, the purchase of equipment for the documentation centre; expertise for the development of a tourism development plan; promotional and educational material and activities on World Heritage in Dubrovnik. 2. Wielizska Salt Mine (Poland) - US$100,000 The Bureau recommended, after considerable debate, the approval by the Committee of this request for US$100,000 to purchase the dehumidifying equipment required for the preservation of the salt sculptures ...
Session: 18th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 001B)
Year: 1994
Sites: Complex of Hué Monuments Historic Areas of Istanbul Kathmandu Valley Old City of Dubrovnik Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
Country: Croatia Nepal Poland Turkey Viet Nam
1. ICCROM/CRATerre (International Centre for Earthen Constructions): Training for a professional team and craftsmen-technicians team for the restoration and maintenance of the Palace of Abomey, Benin - US$33,000 The Bureau recommended the approval of US$33,000 out of the original request for US$44,000. 2. Regional Training Course of Maghreb Architects for the Conservation and Protection of Cultural Monuments and Sites (1994 and 1995, Tunisia) - US$50,000 The Bureau recommended the approval by the Committee of the full amount of US$50,000 for this request. 3. Regional Meeting of ...
Session: 18th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 001B)
Year: 1994
Sites: Royal Palaces of Abomey
Country: Benin Colombia Tunisia
IX.1 The Bureau examined documents WHC-95/CONF.201/7 and WHC-95/CONF.201/7Add and noted that, in accordance with the decisions at the eighteenth session of the World Heritage Committee, one third of the funds should be for natural heritage.Therefore, only requests for technical cooperation for natural heritage were brought forward to the Bureau. The Bureau, taking note of the amount of the remaining funds for international assistance, took the following decisions:   Requests approved:   Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (Guinea/Côte d'Ivoire) Technical assistance for ...
Session: 19th session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 1995
Sites: Kahuzi-Biega National Park Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo Guinea Uganda
Upon considering the financial accounts as at 31 October 1995 and the cash flow situation, the Committee decided to increase the budgetary allocation for international assistance to US$ 1,500,000 with the following breakdown: * US$ 175,000 for preparatory assistance; * US$ 685,000 for technical cooperation, 1/3 for natural and 2/3 for cultural heritage; * US$ 550,000 for training, half for natural and half for cultural heritage. The Centre informed the Committee that out of the 51 requests, 14 cases (3 for natural heritage and 11 for cultural heritage) were for sums above US$ 30,000, ...
Session: 19th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 203)
Year: 1995
A.1.1 Technical cooperation Komodo National Park (Indonesia) (US$ 64,500 requested) The Committee reviewed the request for the purchase of a fibreglass catamaran boat and additional accessories for the GIS system for a total of US$ 64,500. However, in the light of the amount of funds already provided for the purchase of boats for the site, the Committee approved this project for a reduced amount of US$ 30,000, under the condition that the Indonesian authorities find an additional US$ 30,000 from other sources for its purchase. It furthermore suggested that the boat be insured by the ...
Session: 19th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 203)
Year: 1995
Sites: Komodo National Park Lake Malawi National Park
Country: Indonesia Malawi United Republic of Tanzania
B.1.1 Technical cooperation Preparation of Guidelines for Risk preparedness for World Heritage sites (request presented by ICOMOS) (US$ 30,000 requested) The Committee approved the request of US$ 30,000 for the preparation and publication of the "Guidelines for Risk Preparedness for World Cultural Heritage sites" in 1,000 copies. IUCN should be associated. US$ 15,000 would be provided to ICOMOS from the 1996 budget and the remaining amount would be included in the 1997 budget. Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos (Bolivia) (US$ 30,000 requested) The Committee approved an amount of US$ ...
Session: 19th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 203)
Year: 1995
Sites: Historic Cairo Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde Timbuktu
Country: Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Brazil Bulgaria China Colombia Egypt Gambia (the) Honduras Mali
While noting that the authority for approving international assistance requests under US$ 30,000 is delegated to the Bureau and those under US$ 20,000 to the Chairperson, the Committee also approved the following training requests discussed during the session: C.1 Training (Cultural Heritage) Master Programme in Heritage Conservation (Request submitted by Argentina) (US$ 20,000)The Committee approved the requested amount of US$ 20,000 to finance the participation of six international experts in a series of six workshops to be organized in 1996 by the International Centre for Heritage ...
Session: 19th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 203)
Year: 1995
Country: Argentina
Komodo National Park (Indonesia) (US$ 64,500 requested) The Bureau reviewed the request for the purchase of a fibreglass catamaran boat and additional accessories for the GIS system for a total of US$ 64,500. However, in the light of the amount of funds already provided for the purchase of boats for the site, the Bureau recommended the Committee to approve the above project for a reduced amount of US$ 30,000, under the condition that the Indonesian authorities find an additional US$ 30,000 from other sources for its purchase. It furthermore suggested that the boat be insured by the ...
Session: 19th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 202)
Year: 1995
Sites: Komodo National Park Lake Malawi National Park
Country: Indonesia Malawi
College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka (Tanzania) (US$ 30,000 requested) The Bureau recommended the Committee to approve an amount of US$ 30,000 for three students to attend the one-year course (1996/97) at the College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka, Tanzania, requesting the Centre to contact the Principal of the School to provide a detailed financial breakdown for each of the students.
Session: 19th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 202)
Year: 1995
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Preparation of Guidelines for Risk Preparedness for World Heritage Sites (request presented by ICOMOS) (US$ 30,000 requested) The Bureau recommended that the Committee approve the request of US$ 30,000 for the preparation and publication of the "Guidelines for Risk Preparedness for World Cultural Heritage Sites" in 1,000 copies. IUCN should be associated. US$ 15,000 should be provided to ICOMOS from the 1996 budget and the remaining amount would be included in the 1997 budget. Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos (Bolivia) (US$ 30,000 requested) The Bureau recommended that the Committee ...
Session: 19th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 202)
Year: 1995
Sites: Historic Cairo Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde Timbuktu
Country: Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Bulgaria China Egypt Mali
Inter-regional Postgraduate course in the Conservation of Monuments and the Rehabilitation of Historical cities (CECRE) (Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, March-December 1996): Request for international professors submitted by Brazil (US$ 45,000 requested) The Bureau recommended the Committee to approve an amount of US$ 30,000 for six international professors. Inter-regional Postgraduate course in the Conservation of Monuments and the Rehabilitation of Historical Cities (CECRE) (Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, March-December 1996): Request for fellowships for ten international students submitted by ...
Session: 19th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 202)
Year: 1995
Country: Brazil Gambia (the) Honduras
Historical centre of Mompox (Colombia) (US$ 30,000 requested) The Bureau recommended that the State Party revise the request for a smaller amount and resubmit it to the Chairperson of the Committee.
Session: 19th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 202)
Year: 1995
Sites: Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox
Country: Colombia
Requests approved by the Bureau Conservation Strategy and Preparation of a Management Plan for the Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (Honduras) In the light of the state of conservation report presented on this site, the Bureau approved an amount of US$ 30,000 for theelaboration of a management plan for the Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (Honduras) subject to the submission of a detailed budget outline for this request. Requests not approved by the Bureau Architectural Design of the Interpretation Centre at the Galapagos National Park (Ecuador) (US$ 25,900)The Bureau recalled the recent ...
Session: 20th session of the Bureau (CONF 202)
Year: 1996
Sites: Galápagos Islands Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve Virunga National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo Ecuador Honduras
Preparation of Interpretation Materials for the Galapagos National Park (Ecuador) (US$29, 900) The Bureau recalled that the total amount for promotion has already been fully committed and that no further funds are available.
Session: 20th session of the Bureau (CONF 202)
Year: 1996
Sites: Galápagos Islands
Country: Ecuador
XII. The Bureau at its twentieth extraordinary session noted that several requests for international assistance were related to state of conservation reports on the same properties and suggested the Committee to consider if these should be examined together. The Committee approved the recommendation of the Bureau. Furthermore, the Delegate of Germany proposed that all training requests submitted for World Heritage funding on a yearly basis be studied together so as to provide information on the level of funds obligated on a regular basis. The Delegate of Canada insisted that these ...
Session: 20th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 201)
Year: 1996
Sites: Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites Serra da Capivara National Park Simien National Park Town of Luang Prabang
Country: Brazil Cameroon Costa Rica El Salvador Ethiopia Gambia (the) Lao People's Democratic Republic Portugal Tunisia
CULTURAL HERITAGE A.1 TECHNICAL COOPERATION A.1.1 ICCROM - Technical Assistance Programme (TAP) (US$ 25,000 requested) The Bureau approved an amount of US$ 25,000 to allow ICCROM to continue its work of dissemination of scientific information by supplying World Heritage sites with basic conservation materials and libraries.
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
CULTURAL HERITAGE A.1 TECHNICAL CO-OPERATION A.1.2  Technical Assistance Request for Vilnius Old Town (Lithuania) (US$ 25,000 requested) The Bureau approved an amount of US$ 25,000 to provide expert advice and logistic support to both the rehabilitation programme and the organization of the Donors' and Investors' ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Sites: Vilnius Historic Centre
Country: Lithuania
CULTURAL HERITAGE A.1 TECHNICAL CO-OPERATION A.1.3 Lalibela; Fasil Ghebi; Lower Valley of the Awash; Tiya; Aksum and Valley of of the Omo (Ethiopia) (US$ 27,500 requested) Considering the quality and the well-chosen small-scale activities which are already partly funded by the Centre for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage (CRCCH) , and in order to backstop the remarkable achievements and commitments of CRCCH to conservation, the Bureau approved an amount of US$ 27,500. Support from the World Heritage Fund will permit the funding of international experts to examine the ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Sites: Aksum Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region Lower Valley of the Awash Lower Valley of the Omo Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela Tiya
Country: Ethiopia
A.2 TRAINING A.2.1 Regional Training Course on Critical Wetlands Habitats: Keoladeo National Park (India) (US$ 30,000 requested) The Bureau approved an amount of US$ 30,000 to organize at the beginning of 1997 this regional training workshop for site managers from India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and other countries in support of the Natural Heritage Training Strategy. The Bureau requested the Secretariat to contact the Wildlife Institute and the Government of India to ensure that there is no overlap with any other subregional training seminars for protected area managers foreseen for 1997 to ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Country: India
A.2 TRAINING A.2.2 International Study Project for the Conservation of Wadi Tumilat (Egypt) (US$ 26,000 requested) The Bureau approved an amount of US$ 20,000 for the international training project for a scientific study and the conservation of the region of Wadi Tumilat. Organized by the Universities of Cairo, London, and Uppsala, the project foresees the participation of 20 students in documentation and conservation research work.
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Country: Egypt
A.2 TRAINING A.2.3 Training Workshop for Urban Planning Officers of China's Historic Cities (US$ 25,000 requested) The Bureau, recognizing the urgent need to sensitize the municipal authori ties and increase their technical competence to safeguard the historic cities of China, approved an amount of US$ 25,000 to organize a workshop in May 1997 for the preparation of the Conference for the Mayors of Historic Cities, foreseen in September ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Country: China
A.2 TRAINING A.2.4 Regional Training Workshop in Tbilisi and Signagi on "The Significance of Vernacular Architecture and the Problem of Conservation (Georgia) (US$ 27,000 requested) The Bureau recognized the importance of Georgian vernacular architecture and the need to improve scientific, technological and management competences of the persons responsible for the conservation and presentation of the remarkable heritage. The Bureau approved an amount of US$ 27,000 for this regional training activity organized for trainees from the neighbouring countries, viz. Armenia, Azerbaijan, ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Country: Georgia
A.2 TRAINING A.2.5 ICCROM: Regional course for Latin America the Caribbean on Scientific Principles Conservation (US$ 30,000 requested) The Bureau approved an amount of US$ 30,000 as a contribution towards the costs of the regional course for Latin America and the Caribbean on Scientific Principles of Conservation, in order to improve the understanding of the elementary principles of scientific conservation relevant to different materials, the deterioration processes they undergo and the governing principles of different conservation/restoration ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
A.2 TRAINING A.2.6 Latin America and the Caribbean: Regional Course on Financial and Institutional Capacity-Building in Urban Rehabilitation in Historic Cities (request submitted by Cuba) (US$ 30,000 requested) The Bureau took note of the complementary nature of this course, organized in Cuba, with the one proposed by the Federal Uni versi ty of Pernambuco in Brazil. The Bureau approved an amount of US$ 30,000 for the organization of this two-week course, which places the emphasis on funding and addresses decision-makers at the municipal level, and in particular those of World Heritage ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Country: Cuba
[in French only] PATRIMOINE NATUREL   A. Demandes concernant le patrimoine naturel d'un montant compris entre 20.000 dollars EU et 30.000 dollars EU approuvées par le Bureau (budget 1996) A.1 COOPERATION TECHNIQUE A.1.1 Identification de sites potentiels du patrimoine naturel dans les pays arabes (Egypte) - (29.346 $EU demandés) Le Bureau a approuvé la demande pour un montant réduit de 13.300 $EU et suggéré que le séminaire proposé comme une partie de l'étude, soit relié au séminaire de formation qui ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Country: Egypt
[in French only] PATRIMOINE NATUREL A. Demandes concernant le patrimoine naturel d'un montant compris entre 20.000 dollars EU et 30.000 dollars EU approuvées par le Bureau (budget 1996) A.2 FORMATION A.2.1 Formation à la conservation et la gestion du patrimoine naturel dans la région arabe : conservation de la biodiversité dans les zones protégées (Maroc) - (29.000 $EU demandés) Le Bureau a approuvé la demande pour un montant de 29.000 $EU et demandé au Secrétariat de contacter les organisateurs pour étudier ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Country: Morocco
[in French only] PATRIMOINE NATUREL A. Demandes concernant le patrimoine naturel d'un montant compris entre 20.000 dollars EU et 30.000 dollars EU approuvées par le Bureau (budget 1996) A.2 FORMATION A.2.2 Planification de gestion pour un tourisme durable sur le site du patrimoine mondial de la baie d'Ha-Long (Viet Nam) - (24.250 $EU demandés) Le Bureau a reconnu la nécessité de former le personnel responsable de la gestion du site dans le domaine du tourisme. Toutefois, le Bureau a suggéré d'organiser la formation pour l'élaboration ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Sites: Ha Long Bay
Country: Viet Nam
[in French only] PATRIMOINE NATUREL A. Demandes concernant le patrimoine naturel d'un montant compris entre 20.000 dollars EU et 30.000 dollars EU approuvées par le Bureau (budget 1996) A.2 FORMATION A.2.3 Bourses individuelles au Collège de gestion de la faune sauvage africaine, Mweka (Tanzanie) - (30.000 $EU demandés) Le Bureau a approuvé un montant de 30.000 $EU pour des bourses destinées à trois étudiants pour un cycle d'un an (1997/1998), à condition qu'une demande officielle soit soumise par les autorités du ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
[in French only] PATRIMOINE NATUREL A. Demandes concernant le patrimoine naturel d'un montant compris entre 20.000 dollars EU et 30.000 dollars EU approuvées par le Bureau (budget 1996) A.2 FORMATION A.2.4 Cours régional de formation sur les habitats des terres marécageuses critiques : Parc national de Keoladeo (Inde) - (30.000 $EU demandés) Le Bureau a pris note de cette demande et demandé au Secrétariat de la présenter au Nouveau Bureau, étant donné que tous les fonds pour la formation étaient déjà ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Country: India
[in French only] PATRIMOINE NATUREL B. Demandes concernant le patrimoine naturel d'un montant supérieur à 30.000 $EU dont le Bureau recommande l'approbation par le Comité (budget 1997) B.1 COOPERATION TECHNIQUE B.1.1 Seconde réunion du réseau régional pour la gestion du patrimoine mondial, sanctuaires de faune de Thung Yai-Huai Kha Khaeng (Thaïlande) - (65.000 $EU demandés) Le Bureau a recommandé au Comité d'approuver un financement de base de 50.000 $EU, pour soutenir l'organisation de la Seconde réunion du ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Country: Thailand
[in French only] PATRIMOINE NATUREL B. Demandes concernant le patrimoine naturel d'un montant supérieur à 30.000 $EU dont le Bureau recommande l'approbation par le Comité (budget 1997) B.1 COOPERATION TECHNIQUE B.1.2 Atelier technique sur la conservation du Parc national de Simien (Ethiopie) (46.000 $EU demandés) Le Bureau a recommandé au Comité d'approuver le montant réduit de 30.000 $EU. Il a aussi demandé à l'Etat partie de mieux définir, en consultation avec le Secrétariat et l'UICN, le programme de ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Sites: Simien National Park
Country: Ethiopia
[in French only] PATRIMOINE NATUREL   B. Demandes concernant le patrimoine naturel d'un montant supérieur à 30.000 $EU dont le Bureau recommande l'approbation par le Comité (budget 1997)   B.2 FORMATION B.2.1 Dix-neuvième cours international du CATIE sur les zones protégées (Costa Rica) - (48.000 $EU demandés) Le Bureau a recommandé au Comité d'approuver une somme de 30.000 $EU pour couvrir les frais de transport, de pension et de logement pour les participants, pour assister au dix-neuvième cours ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Country: Costa Rica
[in French only] PATRIMOINE NATUREL B. Demandes concernant le patrimoine naturel d'un montant supérieur à 30.000 $EU dont le Bureau recommande l'approbation par le Comité (budget 1997) B.2 FORMATION B.2.2 Bourses individuelles à l'Ecole pour la formation de spécialistes de la faune et de la flore à Garoua (Cameroun) - (45.000 $EU demandés) Le Bureau a recommandé au Comité d'approuver un montant de 45.000 $EU pour des bourses individuelles pour trois étudiants d'Etats parties de pays africains francophones, pour deux ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Country: Cameroon
[in French only] PATRIMOINE NATUREL C. Demandes concernant le patrimoine naturel d'un montant supérieur à 30.000 $EU dont le Bureau ne recommande pas l'approbation par le Comité (budget 1997) C.1 COOPERATION TECHNIQUE C.1.1 Coopération technique pour le renforcement de la gestion et de la protection du site du patrimoine mondial de la Baie d'Ha-Long (Viet Nam) (64.310 $EU demandés) Le Bureau n'a pas recommandé cette demande au Comité et rappelé qu'il avait déjà approuvé une demande pour un séminaire au ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Sites: Ha Long Bay
Country: Viet Nam
[in French only] PATRIMOINE CULTUREL D. Demandes concernant le patrimoine culturel d'un montant supérieur à 30.000 $EU que le Bureau recommande pour approbation par le Comité (budget 1997) D.1. COOPERATION TECHNIQUE D.1.1 Centre historique de la ville d'Olinda (Brésil) - (33.000 $EU demandés) Considérant l'intégration potentielle d'Olinda dans un important programme pour le développement du tourisme dans le nord-est du Brésil avec des possibilités ultérieures de financement pour la rénovation et la ...
Session: 20th extraordinary session of the Bureau (CONF 203)
Year: 1996
Sites: Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
Country: Brazil