State of Conservation (SOC)
City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications (2002)
UNESCO Extra-Budgetary Funds
International Assistance granted to the property
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2001: ICOMOS experts mission
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
- Building of a Judiciary Centre on the Saint-Esprit Plateau of the City of Luxemburg
- Archaeological excavations project
Current conservation issues
By fax dated 25 April 2002, the State Party informed the Secretariat that the Mayor of the Town of Luxembourg has issued, on 17 April 2002, an "agreement of principle to the Administration of Public Buildings for the construction of several buildings on the Saint Esprit Plateau". Furthermore, the State Party informed the Secretariat that the report requested will be transmitted in time for the session.
Analysis and Conclusion
The World Heritage Committee,
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1. Takes note of the report provided by the State Party on the actions undertaken by the authorities of Luxembourg in adapting the project as requested by the Committee and local authorities, thus removing any grounds for objection;
2. Notes with satisfaction the projects regarding the conservation and protection of the archaeological remains, which are to be implemented in the near future;3. Requests the State Party to continue working in close co-operation with ICOMOS and the Centre in the implementation of the project.
The Committee may wish to examine information submitted by the State Party which will be available at the time of its session and take the appropriate decision thereupon.
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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”).