Committee Decisions

34 COM 6

Progress Report on the African World Heritage Fund

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/6,

2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 6A adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009),

3. Takes note of the progress report made in the implementation of the activities of the African World Heritage Fund;

4. Welcomes the decision of the 35th General Conference of UNESCO to establish the African World Heritage Fund as Category 2 Centre under the auspices of UNESCO;

5. Expresses its appreciation to partners at all levels for their financial support and assistance to the African World Heritage Fund during the years 2009 and 2010;

6. Encourages the African World Heritage Fund to develop a campaign strategy aiming at fundraising for activities and the Endowment Fund;

7. Also encourages the African World Heritage Fund and the World Heritage Centre to define a core of activities to be jointly implemented in Africa in the framework of the UNESCO - African World Heritage Fund agreement signed in January 2010;

8. Requests the World Heritage Centre to present a progress report on the African World Heritage Fund's activities for examination at its 35th session in 2011.

Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-10/34.COM/6
Themes: Budget, Reports
Session: 34COM