State of Conservation (SOC)

Medieval Monuments in Kosovo

Medieval Monuments in Kosovo
Date of Inscription: 2004
Nomination records (Year): 2003, 2005
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(iii)(iv)
Danger List: Yes
  • Civil unrest
  • Legal framework
  • Management systems/ management plan
  • Other Threats:

    e) Unsatisfactory state of conservation and maintenance of the property.

Inscription on the Danger List
Year: 2006
Threats to the Site:
  • Lack of legal status of the property;
  • Lack of legislative protection of buffer zones;
  • Lack of implementation of the Management Plan and of active management;
  • Difficulties to monitor the property due to political instability, post-conflict situation (visits under the Kosovo Stabilisation Force / United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (KFOR / UNMIK) escort and lack of guards and security); 
  • Unsatisfactory state of conservation and maintenance of the property.

* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.