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n°11 - June 2004
Periodic Report and Regional Programme Arab States 2000-2003

Reports: Periodic Report and Regional Programme - Arab States 2000-2003
Table of Contents

Preface by Francesco Bandarin

Acknowledgements

Introduction

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION BY THE ARAB STATES PARTIES

Introduction

  1. Identification of the properties
    1.1. National inventories
    1.2. Tentative lists
    1.3. Proposals for inscription
  2. Legal and institutional framework
    2.1. Adoption of a general policy and integration of heritage into sustainable development
    2.2. Status of services for protection, conservation and presentation
    2.3. Scientific and technical studies and research
    2.4. Identification, conservation, presentation and promotion measures
  3. Training
  4. International cooperation and fund raising
  5. Education, information and awareness-raising

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION AT THE PROPERTY LEVEL

Introduction

  1. Identification of natural and cultural heritage properties
    1.1. Information provided at the time of inscription
    1.2. Updating of the Statement of Value
    1.3. Statement of authenticity / integrity
  2. Management of the properties inscribed
    2.1. Legal and institutional framework
    2.2. Management and planning
    2.3. Management plan of the site
    2.4. Capacities in financial and human resources at the property level
    2.5. Cooperation on protection/conservation
    2.6. Scientific, technical and educational studies
    2.7. Facilities, tourism and promotion
  3. Factors affecting the property
    3.1. Degree of threat linked to development and to the environment
    3.2. Degree of threat linked to the development of tourism and to local human activities
  4. Monitoring and preventive conservation
    4.1. Regular monitoring
    4.2. Prevention of natural and human threats and pressures

FOLLOW-UP ACTIONS

Introduction

Recommendations from the World Heritage Committee

  1. Actions undertaken since the Periodic Reporting exercise (2000-2003)
    1.1. National meetings
    1.2. Activities undertaken within the framework of the Global Strategy
    1.3. Activities undertaken regarding capacity-building
  2. The Regional Programme for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention in the Arab States
    2.1. Background
    • Specific problems identified by the Periodic Reporting exercise and fields of action for a Regional Programme
    • UNESCO’s Medium-Term Strategy (2002-2007) for the Arab Region
    • Strategic Objectives of the World Heritage Committee and Regional Programmes
    2.2. The Strategy of the Regional Programme
    • International Assistance Modules
    • Projects
    • National Programmes
    • The Monitoring Committee
    2.3. Objectives of the Regional Programme for the Arab Region, expected results and indicators
    • Global Objective
    • Objectives of the Regional Programme
    • Expected results, activities and indicators
    2.4. Resources and calendar for the implementation of the Regional Programme

CONCLUSIONS

APPENDIX
Map of the World Heritage properties in the Arab Region: 2003

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