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The Committee took note of the typology proposed in Mr. Michel Parent's report. It considered that it was on the basis of the inventories submitted by States Parties that such a typology could be finalized. The question will therefore continue to be studied until its next session.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
The Committee considered the complex issues concerning sites occupied by migratory species on a seasonal basis and decided to add to paragraph 11 on integrity in the "Operational Guidelines" a new sub-paragraph (v) as follows: "In cases of migratory species, integrity will require critical areas necessary for the survival of the species to be included in the nomination. States which are parties to the Convention are requested to seek the co-operation of other States which contain seasonable sites for populations of World Heritage species so as to ensure that these species are protected ...
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
The Committee took up one by one those nominations which had been recommended by the Bureau for inscription on the List, those which had been recommended by the Bureau not to be entered on the List and nominations which raised a problem of application of the criteria, in accordance with the Committee's decision mentioned in paragraph 15 above. In each case the Committee heard, as appropriate, the comments of the representatives of IUCN and/or ICOMOS who referred to the criteria met by the property in question.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
The Committee decided to enter in the World Heritage List the following 45 properties: No. Name of property / State Party___________________________________________ 19 Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region / Ethiopia 20 Ancient City of Damascus Syrian / Arab Republic The Committee noted the reservation expressed by ICOMOS concerning the threat to the site from rapid urban development. 31 Auschwitz concentration camp / Poland The Committee decided to enter Auschwitz concentration camp on the List as a unique site and to restrict the inscription of other sites of a similar nature. 33 ...
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Sites: Abu Mena Amphitheatre of El Jem Ancient City of Damascus Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis Antigua Guatemala Archaeological Site of Carthage Auschwitz Birkenau
German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)
Białowieża Forest Boyana Church Bryggen Chartres Cathedral Dinosaur Provincial Park Everglades National Park Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions Grand Canyon National Park Historic Cairo Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian Independence Hall Kathmandu Valley Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek Madara Rider Medina of Tunis Meidan Emam, Esfahan Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor Ngorongoro Conservation Area Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae Old City of Dubrovnik Palace and Park of Versailles Persepolis Plitvice Lakes National Park Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley Rock Drawings in Valcamonica Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo Sagarmatha National Park Stari Ras and Sopoćani Tchogha Zanbil Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak Tikal National Park Urnes Stave Church Vézelay, Church and Hill Virunga National Park
Country: Bulgaria Canada Democratic Republic of the Congo Egypt Ethiopia France Ghana Guatemala Iran (Islamic Republic of) Italy Nepal North Macedonia Norway Poland Syrian Arab Republic Tunisia United Republic of Tanzania United States of America
The Committee decided furthermore to defer the following sites: No. Name of property / State Party 8 Ichkeul National park / Tunisia The Committee deferred this nomination until the Tunisian Government has contacted the other States concerned to ensure adequate protection of summering and wintering areas of major migratory species found in Ichkeul. 79 Paphos, Birthplace of Aphrodite / Cyprus The Committee deferred this nomination until more precise information was available on the possible adverse impact on the sites of the pressing needs of tourism development. 92 Sta. Giulia/St. ...
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Sites: Ichkeul National Park Paphos
Country: Cyprus Italy Tunisia
The Committee furthermore decided not to inscribe the following two sites on the World Heritage List: No. 5: Zembra and Zembretta Islands National Park (Tunisia) andNo. 73: the Madeleine Island (Senegal).
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Country: Senegal Tunisia
In order to facilitate the examination by the Committee of nominations, it was decided that in future documents submitting nominations to the Committee would include indication of the criteria under which each nomination was to be considered.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
The Committee discussed one by one those nominations which had been recommended by the Bureau for inscription on the List, those which had been recommended by the Bureau not to be entered on the List and nominations which raised a problem of application of the criteria, and were hence recommended by the Bureau to be deferred. In each case the Committee heard, as appropriate, the comments of the representatives of IUCN and/or ICOMOS who presented an evaluation of each property in question in relation to the criteria. The representatives of IUCN and ICOMOS were invited when appro- priate ...
Session: 4th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 016)
Year: 1980
The Committee also decided to extend the protected site of Ohrid Lake to include the cultural and historical area. This site will carry the name "Ohrid region with its cultural and historical aspects and its natural environment".
Session: 4th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 016)
Year: 1980
Sites: Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region
The Committee furthermore decided not to inscribe the following ten sites on the World Heritage List : No. / Name of property / State Party 104 / Church of Orosi / Costa Rica 105 / National Monument at San Jose / Costa Rica 108 / National Theatre / Costa Rica 110 / Church of Nicoya / Costa Rica 123 / Kainji Lake National Park / Nigeria 56 / Valley of Heidal / Norway 57 / Kjerringøy Trading Centre / Norway 60 / Eidsvoll Building / Norway 141 / Archaeological ruins at Harappa / ...
Session: 4th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 016)
Year: 1980
Country: Costa Rica Nigeria Norway Pakistan United States of America
The Committee decided to enter in the world Heritage List the following 28 sites: No. Name of property State Party 102 Qalaa of Beni Hammad Algeria 124 Historic Town of Ouro Prêto Brazil 133 Burgess Shale Site Canada 79 Paphos Cyprus 10 Lower Valley of the Awash Ethiopia 12 Tiya Ethiopia 5 Aksum Ethiopia 17 Lower Valley of the Omo Ethiopia 35 Ashante Traditional Buildings Ghana 129        Maya Site of Copan Honduras 91 Historic Centre of Rome Italy   The representative ...
Session: 4th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 016)
Year: 1980
Sites: Aksum Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad Ancient City of Bosra Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi and Neighbouring City Remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci City of Valletta Durmitor National Park Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura Historic Centre of Warsaw Historic Town of Ouro Preto Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum Ichkeul National Park Kahuzi-Biega National Park Lower Valley of the Awash Lower Valley of the Omo Maya Site of Copan Megalithic Temples of Malta Paphos Redwood National and State Parks Røros Mining Town and the Circumference Site of Palmyra Taxila
Country: Algeria Brazil Canada Cyprus Ethiopia Ghana Honduras Italy Malta North Macedonia Norway Pakistan Panama Poland Syrian Arab Republic Tunisia United States of America
The Committee decided furthermore to defer the following sites : No. / Name of property / State Party 101 / Dey's Palace at Algiers/ Algeria 103 / Citadel Quarter of Setif / Algeria 106 /  National archaeological park of Guayabo de Turrialba / Costa Rica 107 / Santa Rosa historic mansion / Costa Rica  109 / Ruins of Ujarras / Costa Rica  11 /  Adulis / Ethiopia 111 / Bale Mountain National Park / Ethiopia 112 / Abijatta Shalla Lakes National Park / Ethiopia  13 / Melka Kontoure / Ethiopia 14 / Matara / Ethiopia 16  /Yeha / Ethiopia 92 / Convent of Santa Giulia-San Salvatore ...
Session: 4th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 016)
Year: 1980
Sites: Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta Old Towns of Djenné
Country: Algeria Costa Rica Ethiopia Italy Mali Nigeria Pakistan Senegal Syrian Arab Republic
21. The Committee heard the report of the working group set up to examine measures to improve the balance between the cultural and the natural heritage in the implementation of the Convention and agreed with the recommendations set out below: 1) Preparatory assistance to States Parties should be granted on a priority basis for: (i) the establishment of tentative lists of cultural and natural properties situated in their territories and suitable for inclusion in the World Heritage List; (ii) the preparation of nominations of types of properties underrepresented in the World Heritage ...
Session: 4th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 016)
Year: 1980
The Committee decided to include in the World Heritage List all the properties recommended by the Bureau. Two nominations, the Fort of Lahore and Shalimar Gardens in Lahore were combined and thus the following twenty-six properties were inscribed : Name of Property Nomination submitted by Id No. Los Glaciares Argentina 145 Kakadu National Park Australia 147 NB The Committee noted that the Australian Government intended to proclaim additional areas in the Alligator River Region as part of Kakadu National Park and recommended that such areas ...
Session: 5th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1981
Sites: Amiens Cathedral Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay Darien National Park Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore Great Barrier Reef Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta Kakadu National Park Los Glaciares National Park Mammoth Cave National Park Medina of Fez Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Niokolo-Koba National Park Olympic National Park Palace and Park of Fontainebleau Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara SGang Gwaay Serengeti National Park Speyer Cathedral The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes Willandra Lakes Region Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square
Country: Argentina Australia Canada France Germany Guatemala Guinea Morocco Panama Senegal United Arab Emirates United States of America
The Committee took note of the decision of the Bureau to defer twenty nominations because additional information was required. The meeting was informed that the Australian Government had withdrawn the nomination of the Sydney Opera House in its setting and that it hoped to submit a revised nomination in due course. In addition, the Rapporteur and the Secretariat informed the Committee that the Algerian Authorities intended to revise the nomination relating to the Dey's Palace at Algiers in order to extend it to cover the whole of the Casbah; this revised nomination would be submitted when ...
Session: 5th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1981
Sites: Sydney Opera House
Country: Algeria Australia
Before the Committee examined the nominations to the World Heritage List, a series of slides on some of the cultural and natural properties nominated was shown by ICOMOS and IUCN. The Committee then took up one by one the nominations of those properties which the Bureau had recommended for inclusion in the World Heritage List. In each case the Committee was informed of the point of view of the Bureau as presented by the Rapporteur and took note of the comments of the representatives of ICOMOS and/or IUCN, who had made an evaluation of each property in relation to the criteria for the ...
Session: 6th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 015)
Year: 1982
The Committee decided to enter in the World Heritage List the twenty-four cultural and natural properties which had been recommended by the Bureau: Name of PropertyContracting State having submitted the nomination of the property in accordance with the ConventionIdentification No.  Tassili n'Ajjer  Algeria  179  The M'Zab Valley Algeria  188  Djemila  Algeria  191  Tipasa Algeria  193  Timgad Algeria  194  Western Tasmania Wilderness National Parks The Committee is seriously concerned at the ...
Session: 6th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 015)
Year: 1982
Sites: Aldabra Atoll Ancient City of Polonnaruwa Ancient City of Sigiriya Archaeological Site of Cyrene Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna Archaeological Site of Sabratha Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site Djémila From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt Historic Centre of Florence Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda Lord Howe Island Group M'Zab Valley National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers Old Havana and its Fortification System Old Walled City of Shibam Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve Sacred City of Anuradhapura Selous Game Reserve Taï National Park Tasmanian Wilderness Tassili n'Ajjer Timgad Tipasa
Country: Algeria Australia Brazil Côte d'Ivoire Cuba Haiti Honduras Italy Libya Seychelles Sri Lanka United Republic of Tanzania United States of America Yemen
The Committee furthermore decided that the site of Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, which was already included in the World Heritage List on the proposal of Guinea, would be extended through the addition of that part of the Reserve situated in Ivory Coast, which was nominated by that State.
Session: 6th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 015)
Year: 1982
Sites: Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Country: Côte d'Ivoire Guinea
The Committee also decided that the Old Stone Town of Zanzibar which had been nominated by Tanzania should not be considered further for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
Session: 6th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 015)
Year: 1982
Sites: Stone Town of Zanzibar
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
The delegate of Italy informed the Committee that the Italian authorities withdraw the nomination of the Medici Villas in the Florentine region.
Session: 6th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 015)
Year: 1982
Sites: Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany
Country: Italy