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2. Policies Regarding CREDIBILITY of the World Heritage List
2.5. Tentative Lists
6. Policies Regarding COMMUNITIES
6.1. Participation of local communities and other stakeholders
6.2. Human rights and rights-based approach
6.3. Gender equality
6.4. Indigenous peoples

Operational Guidelines


Paragraph 64

“States Parties are encouraged to prepare their Tentative Lists with the full, effective and gender-balanced participation of a wide variety of stakeholders and rights-holders, including site managers, local and regional governments, local communities, indigenous peoples, NGOs and other interested parties and partners. In the case of sites affecting the lands, territories or resources of indigenous peoples, States Parties shall consult and cooperate in good faith with the indigenous peoples concerned through their own representative institutions in order to obtain their free, prior and informed consent before including the sites on their Tentative List.”

Date year: 2019
Source: OG Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention (WHC.19/01 - 10 July 2019)

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