Decision : CONF 208 VII.B.27
SOC: Timbuktu (Mali)

VII.27 Timbuktu (Mali)

Mosques of Sankoré, Djingareyber, Side Yahia

In accordance with paragraph 56 of the Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention, the Committee invited the Mali authorities to:

i) co-ordinate international aid for the mosques and the City of Timbuktu;

ii) inform the World Heritage Committee, through the UNESCO Secretariat of their intentions to undertake or authorize in a zone protected by the Convention, major restoration work or new constructions, which could modify the value of the World Heritage site, and

iii) evaluate in co-operation with the World Heritage Centre the effectiveness and sustainability of the work undertaken on the three mosques;

iv) prepare a conservation plan for the three mosques;

v) report to the Committee as its twenty-second session.


Themes: Conservation, List of World Heritage in Danger
States Parties: Mali
Properties: Timbuktu
Year: 1997
Decision Code: CONF 208 VII.B.27