Committee Decisions

CONF 201 XVI.1

Requests for International Assistance

XIV.1 The Bureau approved the following requests for international assistance:

Preparatory Assistance

Cultural - Asia - Pakistan

Preparatory assistance for the nomination of the archaeological remains at Ranigat as an extension of Taxila World Heritage site

The Bureau approved US$ 30,000, subject to the State Party paying its dues to the World Heritage Fund.

 

Technical Co-operation

Natural - Africa - Senegal

Derby Eland Monitoring Programme

The Bureau approved US$ 29,296 for this request, subject to the State Party paying its dues to the World Heritage Fund.

 

Preparatory Assistance

Natural - Arab States - Egypt

Meeting to prepare Tentative Lists for Natural Heritage in the Arab Region.

The Bureau approved this request for US$ 29,500.

 

Training

Cultural - Europe - Norway

International Course on Wood Conservation Technology

The Bureau approved this request for US$ 30,000, requesting the State Party to take into consideration the comments of ICCROM.

 

Training

Mixed - Latin America - Argentina

Sub-regional training workshop on Management and Administration of World Heritage properties.

The Bureau approved this request for US$ 22,350 requesting the World Heritage Centre to co-ordinate the implementation of the activity in close collaboration with the State Party as well as with the Advisory Bodies to ensure that the meeting is carried out with sub-regional participation.

 

Training

Cultural - Latin America & Caribbean - Dominican Republic

Annual Seminary Workshop on Cultural Heritage Risk Prevention for the Caribbean and Central America

The Bureau approved this request for US$ 30,000, pending clarification by the State Party concerning the questions raised by ICCROM.

 

Emergency

Cultural - Asia - Nepal

Emergency Technical-Co-operation for safeguarding measures at Lumbini, Birthplace of the Lord Buddha World Heritage site

The Bureau recommended reformulation of the request for re-examination by the Committee at its 26th session.

 

Emergency

Cultural - Latin America & Caribbean - Brazil

Emergency Assistance for the Historic Centre of the City of Goiás (Rain and Overflows)

The Bureau approved US$ 7,288 as additional emergency assistance for this request.

 

Emergency

Cultural - Latin America & Caribbean - Cuba

Emergency Assistance for the Convent of Santa Clara of Asissi, Old Havana and its Fortifications.

The Bureau approved US$ 75,000 for this activity.

 

Technical Co-operation

Cultural - Arab States - Algeria

Elaboration of a Preliminary Plan of Conservation and Development of the M’ Zab Valley.

The Bureau recommended approval of US$ 35,000 by the Committee, requesting the World Heritage Centre to coordinate the implementation of the activity in close collaboration with the national authorities concerned.

 

Training

Cultural - Asia - Turkmenistan

Reinforcement of the capacities of the Department for Protection and Restoration of Monuments, Turkmenistan, to conserve the World Heritage site of Ancient Merv.

The Bureau approved an initial US$ 30,000 for commencing the activity, and recommended that the remaining US$ 38,814 be approved by the World Heritage Committee in June 2002.

 

Training

Cultural - Asia - Uzbekistan

Restoration of the medersa “Rachid” at Bukhara World Heritage site ICOMOS

The Bureau recommended reformulation by the State Party and re-examination of the request by the Committee at its 26th session.