Committee Decisions

CONF 202 21B.49

Acropolis, Athens (Greece)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Notes the information provided concerning the construction project located outside the site, outside the buffer zone and outside of the historic centre of Athens; 

2. Requests the State Party to give urgent consideration to a redefinition of the buffer zone in order to better protect the visual setting of the monument;

3. Requests the State Party to undertake a visual impact study, notably concerning the site of the Acropolis;

4. Further requests the State Party to provide information on any development projects which have an impact on the visual integrity of the World Heritage site;

5. Invites the State Party to provide by 1 February 2003, a report on these matters for examination by its 27th session in June/July 2003.
Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-02/CONF.202/17
Themes: Conservation
Focal Point: EUR/NA
States Parties: Greece
Properties: Acropolis, Athens
Session: 26COM