A double objective motivated the meeting organized by ICOMOS within the framework of the studies requested by the world Heritage Committee :

  • the analysis of the various indicative lists prepared by the European countries, which have been convoked on this occasion, to avoid propositions which muld be of a repetition nature,
  • to elaborate , in so far as it would be possible, a doctment which which propose new approaches for the nanination of cultural properties to the World Heritage List.