33rd Session of the World Heritage Committee to meet from 22-30 June in Seville, Spain
The World Heritage Committee will meet for its 33rd session in Seville, Spain from 22-30 June. During the session, the Committee will consider requests for the inscription of new sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List and examine the state of conservation of sites already inscribed on the List. The Committee is chaired by H. E. Mrs María Jesús San Segundo, Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of Spain to UNESCO.
The World Heritage Committee consists of representatives from 21 of the States Parties to the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, elected by the General Assembly of States Parties to the Convention.
The current composition of the Committee is: Australia, Bahrain, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, China, Cuba, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Peru, Republic of Korea, Spain, Sweden, Tunisia and United States of America.
States Parties to the Convention and Observers are strongly advised to register no later than 22 May 2009, to allow sufficient time for administrative arrangements and printing of ID badges by the Meeting Managers.
Delegates are invited to apply online on the Meeting website address:
Consult documents related to this sessions at whc.unesco.org/fr/sessions/33com
- 33rd session of the Committee Jun 22, 2009 - Jun 30, 2009
- Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System and Colombia’s Los Katios National Park enter UNESCO’s Danger List Saturday, June 27, 2009
- Stoclet House (Belgium) inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List Saturday, June 27, 2009
- China’s sacred Buddhist Mount Wutai inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List Friday, June 26, 2009
- Cidade Velha becomes Cape Verde's first World Heritage site Friday, June 26, 2009
- World Heritage Committee to meet in Seville to review state of conservation of 178 sites and add new sites on List Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Monday, June 22, 2009
Tuesday, June 30, 2009