Decision : CONF 201 VIII.C
Inscription: Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) (Japan)

Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)




The Delegation of China expressed reservations on the approval of this nomination in a statement prior to the Committee taking its decision. The text of China's statement is reproduced in Annex V.

The Committee decided to inscribe the Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) on the World Heritage List, exceptionally on the basis of cultural criterion (vi).

The Delegate of the United States of America made a statement dissociating his Delegation from the Committee's decision. This text is reproduced in Annex V.


 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Japan
Year: 1996
Decision Code: CONF 201 VIII.C