State of Conservation (SOC)
Megalithic Temples of Malta (2001)
UNESCO Extra-Budgetary Funds
International Assistance granted to the property
Total Amount Ap proved:74,073USD
|1998||Emergency Assistance for Hagar Qim, Megalithic Temples, Malta||72,448 USD|
|1981||2-week consultant mission to advise on setting up a stone ...||1,625 USD|
August 1994: UNESCO mission
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
- Need for a larger buffer zone (issue resolved)
- Need for better legal protection (issue resolved)
- Lack of staff (issue resolved)
- General erosion of the stones (issue resolved)
- Stone quarrying nearby (issue resolved)
- Violent storms (issue resolved)
- Structural Instability - movements of the soil
Current conservation issues
The Bureau at its twenty-fifth session requested the State Party to inform the Committee on progress of actions undertaken following damage caused by vandalism that occurred in April 2001. At the time of the preparation of this document, the requested information had not been received by the Secretariat.
Analysis and Conclusion
The Bureau may wish to examine additional information from the State Party that may be available at the time of its session and may wish to submit a text for examination by the Committee.
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Instability of structures
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”).