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World Heritage
POLICY COMPENDIUM

3 - Policies Regarding CONSERVATION of World Heritage Properties

3.5 - Factors affecting properties

3.5.2 - Transportation infrastructure

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The World Heritage Committee requests Heritage Impact Assessments and Environmental Impact Assessments of all significant development proposals in the property and of any major transportation infrastructure project, before approval for the schemes is granted and prior to making any decisions that would be difficult to reverse, including definitive location and plans for construction, in order to identify any adverse impacts on the property and ways to mitigate these impacts, and to submit the HIA and the EIA to the World Heritage Centre for review by the Advisory Bodies, in accordance with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines (based on Case law on decisions on the State of Conservation).
Date (year):  2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2008
Case law:  Yes
Threats:  Air transport infrastructure Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Ground transport infrastructure Marine transport infrastructure Underground transport infrastructure
See for examples Decisions (10)
Show 41COM 7B.31
Show 41COM 7B.59
Show 41COM 7B.69
Show 40COM 7B.55
Show 39COM 7B.91
Show 38COM 7B.62
Show 37COM 7B.65
Show 36COM 7B.80
Show 36COM 7B.100
Show 32COM 7B.122

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