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386 Decisions
9 Resolutions
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The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/9A, Recalling Decisions 34 COM 13.III, 35 COM 12C, 36 COM 12C, 37 COM 9 and 39 COM 11, adopted at its 34th (Brasilia, 2010), 35th (UNESCO, 2011), 36th (Saint-Petersburg, 2012), 37th (Phnom Penh, 2013) and 39th (Bonn, 2015) sessions respectively, Also recalling the integration of the Upstream Processes in Paragraphs 71 and 122 of the Operational Guidelines, Welcomes all the actions undertaken to improve the processes and practices prior to the consideration of nominations by the World Heritage Committee, including ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/12, Recalling Decisions 35 COM 12B, 37 COM 13 and 39 COM 12 adopted at its 35th (UNESCO, 2011), 37th (Phnom Penh, 2013) and 39th (Bonn, 2015) sessions respectively, Reiterates its gratitude to the Government of Australia for their commitment and financial contribution in view of the development of a Policy document for a better implementation of the World Heritage Convention; Commends ICCROM for the preparation of the scoping study, in consultation with the World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and IUCN; Decides to apply ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/9A, Recalling Decisions 34 COM 13.III, 35 COM 12C, 36 COM 12C, 37 COM 9, 38 COM 9A, 39 COM 11 and 40 COM 9A, adopted at its 34th (Brasilia, 2010), 35th (UNESCO, 2011), 36th (Saint-Petersburg, 2012), 37th (Phnom Penh, 2013), 38th (Doha, 2014), 39th (Bonn, 2015) and 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) sessions respectively, Also recalling the integration of the Upstream Processes in Paragraphs 71 and 122 of the Operational Guidelines, Further recalls that, in order to be effective, the upstream support should ideally take ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/9B, Recalling Decisions 38 COM 9B and 39 COM 9B adopted respectively at its 38th (Doha, 2014) and 39th (Bonn, 2015) sessions, Welcomes the report of the World Heritage Centre and Advisory Bodies on proposals to improve the preparation and evaluation of mixed World Heritage nominations; Reiterates that due to the complexity of mixed site nominations and their evaluation, States Parties should ideally seek prior advice from IUCN and ICOMOS, if possible at least two years before a potential nomination is submitted, in ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/10A, Recalling Decisions 38 COM 5F.2, 39 COM 10B.5, and 40 COM 10A, adopted at its 38th (Doha, 2014), 39th (Bonn, 2015) and 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) sessions respectively, Notes with appreciation the successful implementation of the Reflection Period by the Secretariat, in consultation with the Advisory Bodies, and the use of innovative and cost-effective working methods; Commends the Periodic Reporting Reflection Expert Group for the extensive and in-depth work carried out; Thanks all States Parties who ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/10B, Recalling Decision 40 COM 10B.1 adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Welcomes the progress made in the follow-up of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in the region of Asia and the Pacific; Thanks the governments of Japan, the Netherlands and the Republic of Korea for their contributions towards supporting follow-up activities to the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in the region of Asia and the Pacific; Takes note of the progress made on the Silk Roads nomination process, initiated by ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/10B, Recalling Decision 40 COM 10B.2 adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Welcomes the progress made in the follow-up of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in the Africa region; Thanks the governments of the China, Flanders (Belgium), the Netherlands and Hungary, the European Union and the African World Heritage Fund for their contributions towards supporting follow-up activities to the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in Africa; Commends the States Parties of the Africa Region who have been ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/10B, Recalling Decision 40 COM 10B.3 adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Welcomes the progress made in the follow-up of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting for the Arab States; Thanks the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH), based in Bahrain, for its contribution towards supporting follow-up activities to the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in the Arab States, especially for the countries which are affected by armed conflicts; Invites the Arab States to increase their ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/10B, Recalling Decision 40 COM 10B.4, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Welcomes the progress made in the follow-up of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting for Latin America and the Caribbean; Notes with appreciation the contribution of the Centre Lucio Costa for Capacity-Building on Heritage Management (C2C-LCC), Category 2 Centre under the auspices of UNESCO, to the development and implementation of a Capacity-Building Strategy as a follow-up to the Action Plan for World Heritage in South ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/10B, Recalling Decision 40 COM 10B.5 adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO 2016), Welcomes the progress made in the follow-up of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting for Europe; Commends the States Parties of Europe who participated in the Helsinki Action Plan Monitoring Survey, the first of its kind, which will allow for a regular self-assessment and tracking of progress by the States Parties of Europe towards the achievement of the regional targets set out in the Action Plan; Takes note of the responses ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/12B, Recalling Decision 40 COM 13B and the reflection ongoing undertaken by the Governing Bodies of the World Heritage Convention to assess, improve and streamline their working methods, Takes note of the progress report of the ongoing work undertaken by the General Conference to examine the governance, procedures and working methods of the Governing Bodies of UNESCO; Decides to study the relevant recommendations of the Working Group on the governance, procedures, and working methods of the governing bodies of ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined documents WHC/17/41.COM/12A, WHC/17/41.COM/14, WHC/17/41. COM/INF.14.I and WHC/17/41.COM/INF.14.II; Recalling its Decisions 40 COM 13A and 40 COM 15; Also recalling “The World Heritage Convention: Thinking Ahead” initiative; the World Heritage Strategic Action Plan 2012-2022, and the Global Strategy for a Representative, Balanced and Credible World Heritage List; Recognizing the severe strains on the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies in dealing with limited financial and human resources to accomplish statutory tasks and ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/5A, Recalling Decision 41 COM 5A adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017) and Decision 40 COM 5D adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016),General: Takes note with appreciation of the activities undertaken by the World Heritage Centre over the past year in pursuit of the Expected Result to ensure that “tangible heritage is identified, protected, monitored and sustainably managed by Member States, in particular through the effective implementation of the 1972 Convention”, and the five strategic objectives ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/5B, Takes note with appreciation of the reports of the Advisory Bodies (ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN) on their activities; Also takes note with appreciation of the paper on the Evaluations of World Heritage Nominations related to Sites Associated with Memories of Recent Conflicts developed by ICOMOS and encourages ICOMOS to further improve this paper by broadening the participation of experts in this new thematic area, including from the African region; Further takes note of the progress made as well as of the ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/18/42.COM/7, WHC/18/42.COM/7A, WHC/18/42.COM/7A.Add, WHC/18/42.COM/7A.Add.2, WHC/18/42.COM/7B and WHC/18/42.COM/7B.Add and WHC/18/42.COM/7B.Add.2, Recalling Decisions 40 COM 7 and 41 COM 7, adopted at its 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) and 41st (Krakow, 2017) sessions respectively, Thanks the State Party of Bahrain for having organized a World Heritage Site Managers Forum (Manama, 2018), as a capacity-building exercise aiming at increasing the understanding of the World Heritage decision-making process among site managers, in ...
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