Decision : 28 COM 14B.39
Nominations of Cultural Properties to the World Heritage List (Kuressaare Fortress)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Defers the nomination of Kuressaare Fortress, Estonia, to allow the State Party to prepare a comparative analysis that clearly demonstrates the outstanding universal value of the site within the relevant historic and cultural context;

2. Encourages the authorities to consider the possibility of enlarging the nominated area to include the historic town of Kuressaare;

3. Further encourages the authorities to finalise the conservation plan as soon as possible as a necessary complement to the management system.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Estonia
Year: 2004
Decision Code: 28 COM 14B.39