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World Heritage
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2 - Policies Regarding CREDIBILITY of the World Heritage List

2.3 - Global Strategy for a Representative, Balanced and Credible World Heritage List

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Operational Guidelines

Paragraph 71

“Tentative Lists should be drawn selectively and on the basis of evidence that supports potential Outstanding Universal Value. States Parties are encouraged to consult the analyses of both the World Heritage List and Tentative Lists prepared at the request of the Committee by ICOMOS and IUCN to identify the gaps in the World Heritage List. These analyses could enable States Parties to compare themes, regions, geo-cultural groupings and bio-geographic provinces for prospective World Heritage properties (…).”

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