Decision : 29 COM 8B.54
Nominations of Cultural Properties to the World Heritage List (Route of the First Colonial Sugar Mills of America)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Documents WHC-05/29.COM/8B, WHC-05/29.COM/8B.Add 2 and WHC-05/29.COM/INF.8B.1,

2. Defers examination of the nomination of the Route of the First Colonial Sugar Mills of America (Dominican Republic) to the World Heritage List on the basis of cultural values, to allow the State Party to re-submit the nomination once the following are in place:

a) legal protection for all the sites;

b) management plans that cover conservation;

c) management systems that involve local communities; and

d) an archaeological strategy that covers the approach to survey and excavation at all the sites.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
Focal Point: LAC
States Parties: Dominican Republic
Year: 2005
Decision Code: 29 COM 8B.54