Decision : 27 COM 8A
Tentative Lists

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Recalling that Article 11 of the World Heritage Convention requests that States Parties submit Tentative Lists of properties "forming part of the cultural and natural heritage, situated in its territory and suitable for inclusion in the list;",

2. Takes note of the Tentative Lists presented in Annex II of document WHC-03/27.COM/8A;

3. Decides to include on the agenda for the 28th session of the World Heritage Committee in 2004, an item concerning the improved use of Tentative Lists;

4. Requests that the World Heritage Centre, for future Committee sessions, present the document on Tentative Lists in two parts:

a) New Tentative Lists (or additions to Tentative Lists) submitted by States Parties since the last session of the Committee; and

b) Tentative Lists submitted prior to the last session of the Committee;

5. Decides that the Tentative Lists submitted by States Parties should be included on the website of the World Heritage Centre;

6. Decides that the Tentative Lists should continue to be included as an annex to the working document for the Committee sessions.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
Year: 2003
Decision Code: 27 COM 8A