State of Conservation (SOC)
Kasbah of Algiers (1995)
UNESCO Extra-Budgetary Funds
International Assistance granted to the property
Total Amount Ap proved:28,900USD
|1995||Training of architects for the safeguarding plan of Kasbah of ...||18,900 USD|
|1993||Preparation of a safeguarding plan for Kasbah of Algiers||10,000 USD|
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
Lack of legislative measures and urban enhancement for the safeguard and rehabilitation of the Kasbah
Current conservation issues
The Permanent Delegation of Algeria informed the World Heritage Centre that the national authorities were continuing to devote all their efforts to the preservation of the world heritage values of the Kasbah of Algiers, to which they accord special interest.
The Bureau may wish to recommend to the Committee to adopt the following text:
"The Committee warmly thanked the authorities of Algeria for informing them of their firm intention to preserve the Kasbah of Algiers and requested them to continue to devote their efforts towards the conservation of this World Heritage property."
Link to the decision
VII.32 Kasbah of Algiers (Algeria)
The committee was informed of the Algerian authorities' firm intention to continue their efforts in preserving the World Heritage values of the Kasbah of Algiers, and that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had sent to the World Heritage Centre a "Report on the Actions for the Safeguarding of the Kasbah for 1995", in accordance with the request of the Committee during the inscription of the site in 1992.
The Committee thanked the Algerian Government for having provided the information concerning the high priority given to this site and the actions foreseen for its restoration.
The Secretariat recommends the Committee to take note of the written information provided by the Secretariat and to adopt the following:
"The Committee warmly thanked the authorities of Algeria for informing them of their firm intention to preserve the Kasbah of Algiers as well as for the measures which have been taken continuously for its preservation. The Committee requested them to continue to devote their efforts towards the conservation of this World Heritage property."
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The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).