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38th session of the Committee

Al Zubarah Archaeological Site, Qatar © Qatar Museums Authority/QIAH

The 38th session of the World Heritage Committee will be held in Doha, Qatar, from 15 to 25 June 2014.

List of Participants

List of Participants

About Qatar

The State of Qatar is a peninsula located halfway down the West coast of the Arabian Gulf. 

New Inscriptions

In 2014, the World Heritage Committee added sites to the World Heritage Lis.


The 38th session of the World Heritage Committee will be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha.

Travel - Visa

International visitors must have a passport that is valid for at least 6 months, before entry to the State of Qatar.


The Session is organised by UNESCO and the State of Qatar (Qatar Museums Authority with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

Bureau Members

Chairperson: H.E. Mrs Sheikha Al Mayassa Bint Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani (Qatar)
Mr Francisco J. Gutierrez (Colombia)
Algeria, Colombia, Germany, Japan, Senegal

Committee Members

Algeria, Colombia, Croatia, Finland, Germany, India, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Senegal, Serbia, Turkey, Viet Nam

Committee Members Mandat End of mandat
Algeria 20112011-2015 2015
Colombia 20112011-2015 2015
Croatia 20132013-2017 2017
Finland 20132013-2017 2017
Germany 20112011-2015 2015
India 20112011-2015 2015
Jamaica 20132013-2017 2017
Japan 20112011-2015 2015
Kazakhstan 20132013-2017 2017
Lebanon 20132013-2017 2017
Malaysia 20112011-2015 2015
Peru 20132013-2017 2017
Philippines 20132013-2017 2017
Poland 20132013-2017 2017
Portugal 20132013-2017 2017
Qatar 20112011-2015 2015
Republic of Korea 20132013-2017 2017
Senegal 20112011-2015 2015
Serbia 20112011-2015 2015
Turkey 20132013-2017 2017
Viet Nam 20132013-2017 2017
WHC.14 /38.COM /16
Report of the Decisions adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 38th session (Doha, 2014)
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WHC.14 /38.COM /INF.16
Summary Records
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Where: Doha, Qatar
When: 15 June - 25 June 2014

Working Documents