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The World Heritage Committee, 1. Takes note of the excellent Progress Report on the Evaluation of Emergency Assistance; 2. Requests the World Heritage Centre to: a) ensure that, exceptionally, if resources from the World Heritage Fund for emergency assistance are insufficient, properties already inscribed on the World Heritage List receive such assistance on a priority basis, b) give priority to properties that are on the List of World Heritage in Danger, c) verify that Emergency Assistance will be used only to address emergency situations strictly relating to the conservation of the ...
Session: 28th session of the World Heritage Committee (28 COM)
Year: 2004
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Takes note of the excellent Progress Report on the Evaluation of Emergency Assistance; 2. Requests the World Heritage Centre to: a) ensure that, exceptionally, if resources from the World Heritage Fund for emergency assistance are insufficient, properties already inscribed on the World Heritage List receive such assistance on a priority basis, b) give priority to properties that are on the List of World Heritage in Danger, c) verify that Emergency Assistance will be used only to address emergency situations strictly relating to the conservation of the ...
Session: 28th session of the World Heritage Committee (28 COM)
Year: 2004
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-05/29.COM/14B, 2. Notes the oral presentation of the item; 3. Decides to put the item ‘Examination of the Recommendations on International Assistance' on the agenda of its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006); 4. Invites the States Parties to submit written comments on Document WHC-05/29.COM/14B to the World Heritage Centre by to be discussed at its 30th ...
Session: 29th session of the World Heritage Committee (29 COM)
Year: 2005
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30COM/11A.1 and taking note of Document WHC-06/30COM/INF.11A, 2. Recalling Decisions 25 COM VII.25-27 and 7 EXT COM 5A.2, adopted respectively at its 25th session (Helsinki, 2001) and 7th extraordinary session (UNESCO, 2004), 3. Expressing its sincere appreciation for the considerable efforts by all 48 States Parties in Europe in submitting the Periodic Reports for Section I in 2004 and Section II in 2005, 4. Notes the successful use of an electronic tool, the development of an evaluation tool and the storage in a World ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
The World Heritage Committee, Takes note with satisfaction of the report of the Rapporteur of its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006).
Session: 31st session of the World Heritage Committee (31 COM)
Year: 2007
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC-07/31.COM/5, Takes note with appreciation of the report from the World Heritage Centre on its activities and the implementation of the World Heritage Committee's decisions;Requests the World Heritage Centre to support the States Parties of the African, Arab and Pacific regions to establish and update their tentative lists and further improve the management, documentation and conservation of properties already inscribed on the World Heritage List in order to ensure that the outstanding universal value of the heritage of those ...
Session: 31st session of the World Heritage Committee (31 COM)
Year: 2007
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC-07/31.COM/5.2,  Recalling the decision adopted by the Executive Board at its 176th session (176 EX/Special Plenary Meeting/Decision), which "requests the Director-General within the framework of the World Heritage Convention, to propose to the World Heritage Committee at its forthcoming session a mechanism to ensure the proper implementation of the World Heritage Committee decisions", Affirming that nothing in the present decision shall affect each State Party's primary duty to ensure the identification, protection and ...
Session: 31st session of the World Heritage Committee (31 COM)
Year: 2007
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/5A, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 5A adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Takes note with appreciation of the activities undertaken by the World Heritage Centre over the past year in pursuit of the five Strategic Objectives of the World Heritage Committee and of the Global Strategy for a balanced, representative and credible World Heritage List; 4. Welcomes the efforts undertaken to list the World Heritage Committee's decisions in a new database, and calls upon the World Heritage ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
The World Heritage Committee,  1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/5C, 2. Recalling its Decisions 31 COM 19, 32 COM 17, 33 COM 5A adopted at its 31st (Christchurch, 2007), 32nd (Quebec City, 2008) and 33rd (Seville, 2009) sessions respectively, as well as the recommendations of the 2007 and 2009 audits, 3. Reaffirming the division of the tasks between the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies on the state of conservation of the properties, International Assistance requests, and the evaluation of nominations for inscription on the World Heritage List; 4. Concerned ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/5G, 2. Recalling Resolution 184 EX 8 Part II, adopted by the UNESCO Executive Board at its 184th session (30 March - 15 April 2010), 3. Calls for the urgent implementation of all recommendations made by the External Auditor, inter alia for monitoring of extra-budgetary funds, centralizing of all calls for funds and collection of contributions by the Comptroller and introduction of a results-based management approach (as referred to in Recommendations 7, 8, 10 and 11); and requests the World Heritage Centre to ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined document WHC-10/34.COM/16, 2. Takes note of the statement of accounts of the World Heritage Fund for 2008-2009 and the situation of the reserves and contributions as at 31 December 2009; 3. Also takes note of the implementation of the budget and the statement of accounts for the World Heritage Fund for 2010-2011 and the current situation of the reserves and contributions as at 31 May 2010; 4. Thanks the States Parties who have already made their contributions and calls upon the other States Parties, who have not yet paid the totality of ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Documents WHC-11/35.COM/5A and WHC-11/35.COM/INF.5A, 2. Recalling Decision 34 COM 5A adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010), 3. Takes note of the activities undertaken and of the partnerships established by the World Heritage Centre; 4. Also takes note with appreciation of the concrete contribution of the States Parties and all partners who, through their financial and/or technical support, contributed to the efforts to implement the Convention reported in the document WHC-11/35.COM/5A; 5. Reminds the World Heritage Centre of the ...
Session: 35th session of the World Heritage Committee (35 COM)
Year: 2011
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-11/35.COM/5C, 2. Recalling Decision 34 COM 5G adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010), 3. Also recalling Decision 184 EX 8 Part II, adopted by the UNESCO Executive Board at its 184th session (30 March - 15 April 2010), 4. Takes note with appreciation of the implementation of the 9 recommendations of the External Auditor, notably the centralisation of all calls for funds and collection of contributions by the Bureau of Financial Management, and the adoption of a result-based management ...
Session: 35th session of the World Heritage Committee (35 COM)
Year: 2011
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Documents WHC-11/35.COM/5D and WHC-11/35.COM/12B, 2. Recalling Decisions 33 COM 5A, and 34 COM 5C adopted at its 33rd (Seville, 2009), and 34th (Brasilia, 2010) sessions respectively, 3. Takes note of the above-mentioned documents and further notes the discussions at the expert meeting on decision-making procedures of the statutory organs of the World Heritage Convention (Bahrain, December 2010); 4. Requests the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies to put in practice the mandated roles assigned to each under ...
Session: 35th session of the World Heritage Committee (35 COM)
Year: 2011
The World Heritage Committee, Part I 1. Having examined document WHC-11/35.COM/15 Part I on the execution of the Budget 2010-2011, 2. Takes note of the statement of accounts of the World Heritage Fund for 2010-2011 and the situation of the reserves and contributions as at 31 December 2010; 3. Thanks the States Parties, who have already made their contributions and urges the other States Parties, who have not yet paid the totality of their contributions, including voluntary ones to ensure that their contributions are paid expeditiously;   4. Recommends the ...
Session: 35th session of the World Heritage Committee (35 COM)
Year: 2011
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined documents WHC-12/36.COM/5A.1, WHC-12/36.COM/INF.5A.1 and WHC-12/36.COM/INF.5A.3; 2. Recalling Decision 35 COM 5A adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3. Takes note with appreciation of the results of the activities undertaken by the World Heritage Centre over the past year in pursuit of its five strategic objectives as presented in document WHC-12/36.COM/5A.1; 4. Further notes the progress report on the implementation of the recommendations by the external auditor on the 2009 audit of the World Heritage Centre presented in ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
1. Having examined document WHC-12/36.COM/5A.2, documentWHC-12/36.COM/INF.5A.2 and document WHC-12/36.COM/9A, 2. Recalling Decisions 34 COM 5A and Decision 35 COM 5A respectively, 3. Also recalling Resolution 18 GA 8 adopted by the 18th General Assembly of States Parties to the Convention by which the recommendations of the External Auditor on the Partnership for Conservation Initiative (PACT) were endorsed, 4. Considering that the open-ended working group in charge of producing an implementation plan for the recommendations of the External Auditor will be meeting ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Decides exceptionally to adjourn the debate on the agenda item until its next 37th ordinary session of the World Heritage Committee (2013).
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Gelati Monastery
Country: Georgia
The World Heritage Committee,  1.  Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/15.Rev, 2.  Takes note of the statement of accounts of the World Heritage Fund for 2010-2011 and the situation of the reserves and contributions as at 31 December 2011; 3.  Recalls its budget decisions adopted since the 28th session of the Committee; 4.  Further recalls its decision at its 35th session to establish a Budget Working Group as a Consultative Body of the Committee in order to examine item 15 of the Agenda, to formulate its recommendations thereon and to report back to the ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Recalling its Decision 36 COM 17 , adopted at its 36th session (Saint Petersburg, 2012), which elected its Bureau whose mandate will be until the end of its 37th session (Phnom Penh, 2013), 2.  Decides to elect, in accordance with Rule 13.1 of the Rules of Procedure of the Committee, its Bureau with the following composition: a)  H.E. Sheika Al Mayassa Bint Hamad Al-Thani (Qatar) as Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandate will begin at the end of the 37th session of the Committee (Phnom Penh, 2013) until the end ...
Session: 37th session of the World Heritage Committee (37 COM)
Year: 2013