CORRIGENDUM State of conservation of the properties inscribed on the List of World Heritage in ...
CORRIGENDUM State of conservation of the properties inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger
21. Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls (site proposed by Jordan) (C 148 rev)
The last paragraph of the “Current conservation issues” of the state of conservation report on the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls (site proposed by Jordan) (C 148 rev) included in Document WHC/18/42.COM/7A.Add.2 page 6, should read as follows:
“Since the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee, the Permanent Delegation of Palestine expressed concerns regarding ongoing constructions works at the Damascus Gate which may have an impact on the Outstanding Universal Value of the World Heritage site (letter dated 14 February 2018). These concerns were reiterated in a letter co-signed by the Delegations of Palestine and Jordan (9 March 2018). The same concern had been raised by the Permanent Delegation of Turkey (letter 25 January 2018). The Permanent Delegation of Israel indicated that the watchtowers, which are removable, had been installed for security reasons and would be removed when the security situation allows (letter 5 April 2018).”