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The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-07/31.COM/13A, 2. Recalls the Budapest Declaration, adopted during its 25th session (Budapest, 2002), and more particularly its Article 5; 3. Takes note of information provided by States Parties in their responses to the questionnaire submitted by the World Heritage Centre; Decisions report (Christchurch, 2007) WHC-07/31.COM/24, p. 193 4. Congratulates States Parties to the Convention for their commitment in the implementation of the four strategic objectives and warmly encourages them to pursue their efforts; 5. Decides ...
Session: 31st session of the World Heritage Committee (31 COM)
Year: 2007
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-07/31.COM/13B, 2. Welcomes the proposal by New Zealand to enhance the role of communities in the implementation of the World Heritage Convention; 3. Adds a “fifth C” for “Communities” to the existing Strategic Objectives which were adopted as the Budapest Declaration on World Heritage by the World Heritage Committee at its 26th session (Budapest, 2002) which should read as follows: “To enhance the role of communities in the implementation of the World Heritage Convention.” 4. Encourages ...
Session: 31st session of the World Heritage Committee (31 COM)
Year: 2007
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined document WHC-11/35COM/10A, 2. Recalling Decisions 33 COM 11C and 34 COM 10B.1, adopted respectively at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009) and 34th session (Brasilia, 2010); 3. Expresses its sincere appreciation to the States Parties from the Africa region for their efforts in preparing and submitting their Periodic Reports; 4. Notes with satisfaction that all the 44 States Parties of the Africa region participated in the completion of Section I of the Periodic Reporting questionnaire and that all 78 World Heritage properties in the region ...
Session: 35th session of the World Heritage Committee (35 COM)
Year: 2011
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Documents WHC-11/35.COM/12D and WHC-11/35.COM/9B, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 10 adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), Decision 33 COM 14A.2 adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 34 COM 12 adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010) and Resolution 17 GA 9 adopted at the 17th General Assembly of States Parties (UNESCO Headquarters, 2009), 3. Notes that the World Heritage Convention is fast approaching a number of important milestones, including its 40th anniversary in 2012; 4. Takes note of the progress made in ...
Session: 35th session of the World Heritage Committee (35 COM)
Year: 2011
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-11/35.COM/INF.7C, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 10 adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), Decision 33 COM 14A.2 adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 34 COM 12 adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010) and Resolution 17 GA 9 adopted at the 17th General Assembly of States Parties (UNESCO Headquarters, 2009), 3. Expresses its appreciation to the States Parties of Australia and Senegal and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre for organising the expert meeting on global state of conservation challenges of World ...
Session: 35th session of the World Heritage Committee (35 COM)
Year: 2011
The World Heritage Committee, 1.   Having examined document WHC-12/36COM/10A; 2.   Recalling Decisions 34 COM 10C and 35 COM 10C.1 adopted respectively at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010) and 35th session (UNESCO, 2011); 3.   Expresses its sincere appreciation to the States Parties from Asia and the Pacific for their efforts in preparing and submitting their Periodic Reports and thanks especially all focal points and site managers for their effective participation and commitment; 4.   Notes with satisfaction that all the 41 States Parties of Asia and the Pacific fully participated in ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
The World Heritage Committee, 1.   Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/10B, 2.   Recalling Decisions 30 COM 11A.1, 30 COM 11A.2, 31 COM 11A.1, 31 COM 11A.2, 32 COM 11D, 34 COM 10B.3 and 35 COM 10C.2 adopted at its 30th (Vilnius, 2006), 31st (Christchurch, 2007), 32nd (Quebec City, 2008), 34th (Brasilia, 2010) and 35th (UNESCO, 2011) sessions, respectively, 3.   Takes note of the follow-up activities to the first cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise in the region of Europe and North America and the activities in preparation of the launching of its ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC-12/36.COM/10D and WHC-12/ 36.COM/INF.10D, Recalling Decision 35 COM 10A, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), Welcomes the progress made in the follow-up of the second cycle of Periodic Reporting in the Africa Region; Takes note that important discussions have been carried out in the African region relating to development activities and resource extraction in and around World Heritage properties in Africa; Recommends States Parties from other regions to join States Parties in Africa in discussing and reflecting on ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
The World Heritage Committee, 1.   Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/12D; 2.   Takes note of the progress made in the preparation of the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention under the theme “World Heritage and Sustainable Development: the Role of Local Communities”; 3.   Encourages States Parties to continue to develop, support and carry out activities to promote the anniversary; 4.   Invites the World Heritage Centre to continue implementing the programme of activities assisted by extrabudgetary ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/7B, 2.  Recalling Decision 36 COM 7B.41 , adopted at its 36th session (Saint-Petersburg, 2012), 3.  Notes the results of the mission that the Church Museum when completed will not have an adverse visual impact on specific views within the property if a screen of tall trees is maintained and the building façade is slightly modified as recommended by the mission; and requests the State Party to submit the final plans to the World Heritage Centre as soon as possible; 4.  ...
Session: 37th session of the World Heritage Committee (37 COM)
Year: 2013
Sites: Aksum
Country: Ethiopia
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/7B, 2.  Recalling Decision 35 COM 7B.92 , adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3.  Welcomes the important progress in identifying micro-organisms responsible for the mould outbreak, and in stabilising of the atmospheric conditions through limiting access; 4.  Notes that these steps forward will be followed by further work on the hydro-climatic conditions starting in 2013, for the recording and mapping of areas most severely affected, which could lead to development of ...
Session: 37th session of the World Heritage Committee (37 COM)
Year: 2013
Sites: Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley
Country: France
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/9, 2.  Recalling Decision 34 COM 13.III adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010), Decision 35 COM 12C adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011) and Decision 36 COM 12C adopted at its 36th session (Saint Petersburg, 2012), 3.  Requests the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies to take into account the rich debate held at its 37th session, in particular  on capacity-building, methodology and processes for Tentative Lists and upstream nomination projects, in order to enhance dialogue and ...
Session: 37th session of the World Heritage Committee (37 COM)
Year: 2013
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/10B, 2.   Recalling Decision 36 COM 10B adopted at its 36th session (Saint Petersburg, 2012), 3.   Recalling furthermore that the second cycle of Periodic Reporting in Europe and North America takes place on a two-year basis (Group A: North America, Western, Nordic and Baltic Europe sub-regions for the first year 2012-2013, and Group B: Mediterranean, Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe for the second year 2013-2014), provided that a report on the Periodic Reporting ...
Session: 37th session of the World Heritage Committee (37 COM)
Year: 2013