1.         Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures (Uzbekistan) (C 603rev)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  2001

Criteria  (i)(ii)(iv)

Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger  N/A

Previous Committee Decisions  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/603/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 1999-2011)
Total amount approved: USD 44,800
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/603/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds

N/A

Previous monitoring missions

March 2006: UNESCO Tashkent Office/ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission; April 2005: UNESCO Tashkent Office/ICOMOS expert mission; October 2006: World Heritage Centre/ICOMOS mission; December 2007: Word Heritage Centre/ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission; March 2009: World Heritage Centre/ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

a) Lack of strategic approach to urban conservation;

b) Lack of a proper Management Plan;

c) Detrimental impact of new roads;

d) Conservation of urban fabric.

Illustrative material  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/603/

Current conservation issues

350 words

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and ICCROM

500 words

Draft Decision: 41 COM 7B.

The World Heritage Committee,

1.         Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7B,

2.         Recalling Decision

2.         Heading 7

a)         Heading 8

(i)         Heading 9

2.         Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 December 2018, an updated report on the state of conservation of the property and the implementation of the above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 43rd session in 2019.