Decision : 33 COM 7B.52
Kasbah of Algiers (Algeria) (C 565)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined document WHC-09/33.COM/7B,

2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7B.59, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007),

3. Takes note of the information provided by the State Party on the activities carried out in view of the conservation of the Kasbah of Algiers, and regarding the carrying out of emergency work, as outlined in the first phase of the implementation of the Permanent Safeguarding Plan;

4. Also takes note of the concerted activities undertaken in order that the Algiers metro work does not affect the Outstanding Universal Value of the property;

5. Congratulates the State Party for all the measures undertaken and encourages the pursuit of its efforts to conserve and rehabilitate the property;

6. Requests the State Party to keep the World Heritage Committee informed on a regular basis of the progress achieved regarding the metro project;

7. Also requests the State Party to submit before 1 February 2010, a cadastral plan on the biggest scale available, showing the boundary of the property;

8. Further requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, before 1 February 2011, a detailed report on the state of conservation of the property, regarding the implementation of the Safeguarding Plan and rehabilitation activities, for examination by the Committee at its 35th session in 2011.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Algeria
Properties: Kasbah of Algiers
Year: 2009
Decision Code: 33 COM 7B.52