Date and Place of the Twenty-first Session of the World Heritage Committee
XX.1 The Committee decided that, following the invitation of the Government of Italy expressed at its nineteenth session and reiterated at the twentieth session of the Bureau, the twenty-first session of the Committee will take place in Naples, Italy from 1 to 6 December 1997. The Committee expressed its gratitude for this generous invitation.
XX.2 The Delegate of Japan informed the Committee that his country would like to host the Committee in 1998. However, as the Delegate of Niger had already transmitted, at the nineteenth session of the Committee, his Government1s intention to host the 1998 session, consultations will take place between the two countries in this respect.
XX.3 The Delegate of Australia informed the Committee that her country would be pleased to receive the Committee in Australia in the year 2000.