Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1980
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/15/documents/
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 2,000
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/15/assistance/
UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds
Total amount provided to the property: USD 4.78 million by the Italian Funds in Trust for the “Aksum Archaeological Site Improvement Project": Preparatory studies for the re-erection installation of the Obelisk and capacity building for archaeological conservation” - Phase 1, and "Re- erection of the Obelisk"- Phase 2.
Previous monitoring missions
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008: Missions of the World Heritage Centre and experts for the implementation of the project.
Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports
b) Lack of conservation and management plans;
c) Lack of appropriate urban planning and building regulations;
d) Lack of cartography, documentation and equipment.
Illustrative material see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/15/
Current conservation issues
Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and ICCROM
The World Heritage Committee,
1. Having examined Document WHC-15/39.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 2016, an updated report, including a 1-page executive summary, on the state of conservation of the property and the implementation of the above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 41st session in 2017.