Committee Decisions

34 COM 7B.55

Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis (Egypt) (C 87)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B,

2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.54, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009),

3. Takes note of the detailed state of conservation report provided by the State Party;

4. Notes that the report however does not respond to some of the requests made by the World Heritage Committee in previous decisions and reiterates its request for:

a) an integrated management plan for the property as a whole,

b) the establishment of a West Bank buffer zone,

c) a draft Statement of Outstanding Universal Value;

5. Requests the State Party to provide detailed information on the planning and design of proposed and on-going projects, in particular for the Avenue of the Sphinx, the Corniche and the landing stage for cruise boats on the West Bank in line with the Operational Guidelines;

6. Also requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2012, a detailed progress report on the implementation of the above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 36th session in 2012.

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Context of Decision
PDF WHC-10/34.COM/7B
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Egypt
Session: 34COM