Decision : 27 COM 7B.103
Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab) (Lebanon)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Takes note of the report on the state of conservation of Ouadi Qadisha presented by the World Heritage Centre;

2. Invites the State Party to establish, in close consultation with the World Heritage Centre, an appropriate legal framework for the protection of the property, designating the World Heritage property of the Ouadi Qadisha as a National Reserve, and to develop a detailed management plan;

3. Invites the State Party to establish a co-ordination mechanism involving all the parties concerned in the elaboration and implementation of the management plan of the property;

4. Requests with regard to illegal constructions within the World Heritage property, that the State Party re-establish the integrity of the property and take the necessary measures to ensure its protection.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
Focal Point: ARB
States Parties: Lebanon
Year: 2003
Decision Code: 27 COM 7B.103