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34th session of the Committee

The essential functions of the Committee are to:

(i) identify, on the basis of nominations submitted by States Parties, cultural and natural properties of outstanding universal value which are to be protected under the Convention and to list those properties on the World Heritage List;

(ii) monitor the state of conservation of properties inscribed on the World Heritage List, in liaison with the States Parties; decide which properties included in the World Heritage List are to be inscribed on or removed from the List of World Heritage in Danger; and decide whether a property may be deleted from the World Heritage List;

and (iii) examine requests for International Assistance from the World Heritage Fund.

Bureau Members

Chairperson: Mr João Luiz Silva Ferreira (Brazil)
Dr Britta Rudolff (Bahrain)
Egypt, Russian Federation, South Africa, Sweden, Thailand

Committee Members

Australia, Bahrain, Barbados, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, France, Iraq, Jordan, Mali, Mexico, Nigeria, Russian Federation, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates

Committee Members Mandat End of mandat
Australia 20072007-2011 2011
Bahrain 20072007-2011 2011
Barbados 20072007-2011 2011
Brazil 20072007-2011 2011
Cambodia 20092009-2013 2013
China 20072007-2011 2011
Egypt 20072007-2011 2011
Estonia 20092009-2013 2013
Ethiopia 20092009-2013 2013
France 20092009-2013 2013
Iraq 20092009-2013 2013
Jordan 20072007-2011 2011
Mali 20092009-2013 2013
Mexico 20092009-2013 2013
Nigeria 20072007-2011 2011
Russian Federation 20092009-2013 2013
South Africa 20092009-2013 2013
Sweden 20072007-2011 2011
Switzerland 20092009-2013 2013
Thailand 20092009-2013 2013
United Arab Emirates 20092009-2013 2013
WHC.10 /34.COM /20
Report of the Decisions Adopted By the world heritage committee At its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010)
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WHC.10 /34.COM /INF.20
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Where: Brasília, Brazil
When: 25 July - 3 August 2010
Official Website: www.34whc.brasilia2010.org.br/

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