1.         Kathmandu Valley (Nepal) (C 121bis)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1979

Criteria  (iii)(iv)(vi)

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/121/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 1979-1998)
Total amount approved: USD 315,679
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/121/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds

There have been UNESCO Funds-in-Trust projects funded by the Government of Japan and activities supported by the UNESCO Division of Cultural Heritage within the framework of the International Safeguarding Campaign (see Information Document WHC-99/CONF.204/INF.13). Other earmarked voluntary contributions to the UNESCO World Heritage Fund from NGOs (US$ 90,000) and private sector donors (US$ 20,000) for pilot project implementation have been mobilized by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre for enhanced management of the Kathmandu Valley site.  

Previous monitoring missions

November 1993: UNESCO / ICOMOS joint mission; October 1999: World Heritage Centre mission;  September 2000: High level mission

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Illustrative material  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/121/

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2001

At the time of the preparation of this working document, no new information had been received by the Centre. 

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


The Bureau may wish to examine information that will be provided at the time of its session and take the appropriate decision thereupon.