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Reinforced Monitoring
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The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B, 2.  Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.30, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3.  Welcomes the efforts of the State Party to increase inspection, monitoring and waste removal from the property; 4.  Reiterates its request to the State Party to ensure that ministerial approval and adequate finance are in place for the implementation of the Management Plan and to establish an effective monitoring system that considers potential climate change impacts on the property; 5.  Notes the ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve
Country: Russian Federation
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B,  2.  Recalling Decision 35 COM 7B.30, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3.  Welcomes the further progress achieved by the State Party in implementing the recommendations of the 2010 World Heritage Centre/IUCN reactive monitoring mission; 4.  Requests the State Party to sustain its efforts to implement all of the recommendations of the reactive monitoring mission, in particular those where  activities are at the planning stage and require finalization and implementation ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Galápagos Islands
Country: Ecuador
The World Heritage Committee, 1.   Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B, 2.   Recalling Decision 34 COM 7B.45 adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010), 3.   Acknowledges the information provided by the State Party, in particular the efforts made towards the delimitation of boundaries of the property and of a suggested buffer zone, as well as the submission of a draft retrospective Statement of Outstanding Universal Value; 4.   Expresses its concern that the construction of the Orthodox Church Museum has started on the property without ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Aksum
Country: Ethiopia
The World Heritage Committee, 1.   Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B, 2.   Recalling Decision 35 COM 8B.23, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3.   Expresses its utmost concern for the country's current situation, the loss of life and potential risks to the property; 4.   Notes the report sent by the State Party and the circumstances that hinder the implementation of responses to recommendations of the World Heritage Committee; 5.   Maintains most of its previous recommendations and requests the State Party ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Ancient Villages of Northern Syria
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
The World Heritage Committee, 1.   Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B.Add, 2.   Recalling Decision 35 COM 7B.114 adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3.   Acknowledges the information provided by the State Party on the protection of the visual integrity of the property and in respect to major developments in the area and urges it to continue to develop the National Planning Policy Framework to consolidate existing planning policies; 4.   Notes the results of the December 2011 reactive monitoring mission to the property and ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Tower of London
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The World Heritage Committee, 1.   Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B, 2.   Recalling Decision 35 COM 7B.129, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2010), 3.   Notes the limited implementation of activities being carried out by the State Party with regards to the fragile state of conservation of the property; 4.   Reiterates its deep concern regarding the state of conservation of the property, in particular the significant and accelerated degradation of the historic fabric which directly impacts its Outstanding Universal Value, and the ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo
Country: Panama
The World Heritage Committee, 1.   Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B.Add, 2.   Congratulates the State Party for having immediately expressed its concern regarding the worsening threats to the World Heritage cultural properties, in particular to Timbuktu and the Tomb of Askia, and for having requested UNESCO assistance for measures to be undertaken in the event of a future deterioration of the situation; 3.   Thanks the Director-General of UNESCO for having sent a mission to Mali to study with the State Party emergency measures to be taken to ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) Old Towns of Djenné Timbuktu Tomb of Askia
The World Heritage Committee: 1.   Recalling the high-level UNESCO mission to the State Party of Mali that was sent in May 2012 at the decision of the Director-General of UNESCO, in response to the disastrous occupation of the cultural property of the Timbuktu shrines by armed groups, and met with the senior government officials, including the Prime Minister and the Minister of Culture in order to offer support to the people of Mali, 2.   Further recalling that during the UNESCO high-level mission, both the Government of Mali and UNESCO agreed to reinforce the ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Timbuktu
Country: Mali
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/7A.Add, 2.  Recalling Decision 36 COM 7A.4 adopted at its 36th session (Saint-Petersburg, 2012), 3.  Addresses its most sincere condolences to the families of the guards killed in operations for the protection of the Park; 4.  Expresses its utmost concern as to the degradation of the security situation that has serious repercussions on the state of conservation of the property, notably the loss of control of a part of the property, the increase in organized and armed ...
Session: 37th session of the World Heritage Committee (37 COM)
Year: 2013
Sites: Virunga National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC-14/38.COM/7B, Recalling Decisions 35 COM 7B.114 and 36 COM 7B.91, adopted at its 35th (UNESCO, 2011) and 36th (Saint-Petersburg, 2012) sessions respectively, Also recalling the results of the joint World Heritage Centre/ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission of December 2011, Takes note of the State Party’s efforts to strengthen the planning framework through guidance documents and enhanced coordination of the relevant planning authorities; Requests the State Party to ensure that, in line with Paragraph 172 of the Operational ...
Session: 38th session of the World Heritage Committee (38 COM)
Year: 2014
Sites: Tower of London
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/7B, Recalling Decision 39 COM 7B.17, adopted at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015), Commends the State Party for the significant efforts taken to address the threat from illegal logging of Siamese Rosewood, and welcomes the international collaboration, including coordinated patrols with the State Party of Cambodia, to prevent and suppress illegal trade in Siamese Rosewood; Notes that illegal logging is still a serious concern as a result of the increasing market value of Siamese Rosewood and therefore, requests the ...
Session: 40th session of the World Heritage Committee (40 COM)
Year: 2016
Sites: Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/18/42.COM/7, WHC/18/42.COM/7A, WHC/18/42.COM/7A.Add, WHC/18/42.COM/7A.Add.2, WHC/18/42.COM/7B and WHC/18/42.COM/7B.Add and WHC/18/42.COM/7B.Add.2, Recalling Decisions 40 COM 7 and 41 COM 7, adopted at its 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) and 41st (Krakow, 2017) sessions respectively, Thanks the State Party of Bahrain for having organized a World Heritage Site Managers Forum (Manama, 2018), as a capacity-building exercise aiming at increasing the understanding of the World Heritage decision-making process among site managers, in ...
Session: 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee (42 COM)
Year: 2018
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