Decision : 31 COM 7A.14
Royal Palaces of Abomey (Benin) (C 323)

  The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined Document WHC-07/31.COM/7A,
  2. Also recalling Decisions 28 COM 15A.14, 29 COM 7A.13 and 30 COM 7A.16, adopted during its 28th (Suzhou, 2004), 29th (Durban, 2005) and 30th (Vilnius, 2006) sessions respectively,
  3. Congratulates the State Party for having carried out almost entirely the programme of corrective measures elaborated by the World Heritage Committee in its Decision 28 COM 15A.14,
  4. Notes with satisfaction, that there are no longer any threats or risk of loss of outstanding universal value, integrity and/or authenticity of the property;
  5. Requests the State Party to submit by 1 February 2008, at the latest, a report on the state of conservation of the property and specifically on the progress made in the conservation work undertaken concerning the elements still at risk;
  6. Decides to remove the Royal Palaces of Abomey (Benin) from the List of World Heritage in Danger.
 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Benin
Year: 2007
Decision Code: 31 COM 7A.14