Committee Decisions

27 COM 8C.16

Saint Catherine Area (Egypt)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Decides not to inscribe the Saint Catherine Area, Egypt, on the World Heritage List on the basis of natural criteria;

2. Encourges the State Party to resubmit the nomination as a cultural landscape; and

3. Notes that the original inscription of the Saint Catherine Area on the World Heritage List under cultural criteria (i), (iii), (iv) and (vi) is not affected by this decision.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
Focal Point: ARB
States Parties: Egypt
Properties: Saint Catherine Area
Session: 27COM