Decision : 37 COM 7A.40
Guidance for the drafting of the Desired State of Conservation for the Removal of properties from the List of World Heritage in Danger (DSOCR)
The World Heritage Committee,
1. Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/7A.Add,
2. Recalling Decision 35 COM 7C , adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011),
3. Welcomes the publication of the Guidance on the Desired State of conservation for the removal of a property from the List of World Heritage Danger (DSOCR);
4. Requests the World Heritage Centre and Advisory Bodies to continue supporting States Parties in developing and submitting DSOCRs for all properties included in the List of World Heritage in Danger, by its 40th session in 2016 at the latest, and considers that properties should be retained on the List of World Heritage in Danger until the Desired state of conservation for removal is met.