The World Heritage Centre is pleased to inform you that the Revised Operational Guidelines for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention are now available on the following Web address:
http://whc.unesco.org/en/guidelines.

As decided by the Committee at its 7th Extraordinary session, the revised Operational Guidelines have entered into force on 2 February 2005, on the understanding that the provisions on the format of nominations will apply to nominations to be examined starting from 2007.