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52 Decisions
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Session: 13COM 1989close
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Victoria Falls/Mosi-oa-Tunva Zambia/Zimbabwe N(ii)(iii) The Committee commended the Governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe for demonstrating their commitment to co-operate in management of the site through the joint nomination. The Committee agreed to the joint inscription of the property on the basis that both Zambia and Zimbabwe had already agreed to reduce the limits of the nominated property to include only the Victoria Falls National Park, the northern half of Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park and a small portion of the riverine strip of Zambezi National Park in order to better concentrate ...
Monastery of Poblet Spain The Committee decided to defer its decision on this property while awaiting the assurance that the protective boundaries be enlarged to encompass the outer wall of the monastery and that all of the nominated area be given adequate protection. The Committee took note of the intervention of the Spanish delegate informing it that the Catalan authorities were currently preparing a decree aiming to enlarge the protective boundaries of this property and that, in liaison with the Ministry of Culture of Spain, they were going to follow a conservation policy which ...
Tongariro National Park New Zealand The Committee recalled that the inscription of this property had been deferred by the Bureau until a revised management plan was available. The Committee was informed by the representative of IUCN that the new management plan for this park had recently been completed and was awaiting approval. The Committee expressed the wish that this nomination could be examined again in 1990.
Gerona Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes, Collegiate Church of Sant Vicenc de Cardona, Ubeda and Baezl Town of Taal Town of Vigan Historic Centre of Manila Intramuros
Town of Taal Town of Vigan Historic Centre of Manila Intramuros The Committee suggested that the Philippine authorities contact ICOMOS and the Secretariat so as to study the possibility of elaborating a new nomination made up of particularly significant elements of the very special heritage of the Philippines.
Ngoronaoro Conservation Area (Tanzania) The Committee was glad to learn of improvements in the management and protection of this site, due in part to the support from the World Heritage Fund, since it was inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1983. The Committee decided to comply with the request from the Tanzanian authorities to remove this property from the List of World Heritage in Danger.
Wieliczka Salt Mine (Poland) In accordance with the wishes of the Polish authorities, the Committee decided to inscribe the Salt Mine of Wieliczka on the List of World Heritage in Danger.
Garamba National Park (Zaire) The representative of Zaire thanked the Committee for its continued support for improving the protection and management of this site, which was inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1984 due to the alarming reduction in the northern white rhinoceros population. The joint project by the Frankfurt Zoological Society, WWF and the World Heritage Committee had resulted in a promising recovery of these animals. The Committee accordingly recommended that the Zairois authorities should formally request the removal of this site from the List of World ...
48. The Committee welcomed the intention of ICCROM and ICOMOS to jointly organize in 1990 an international colloquium on the theme "Restoration methods for ruins and archaeological ensembles".
49. The Committee was informed that the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) had requested that it be invited to attend the sessions of the Committee as an observer in accordance with Article 8.2 of the Rules of Procedure of the Committee. The Secretariat indicated that it was working in close collaboration with WWF, which each year contributed between $1.5 and $2 million to the conservation of natural World Heritage properties. The Committee decided that WWF would henceforth be invited as an observer to the Committee sessions.
50. The Committee was informed that by letter dated 7 November 1989, the Canadian authorities had formally invited the Committee to hold its 14th session in Banff National Park in the Canadian Rocky Mountains Parks and World Heritage site. The representative of Canada reiterated this invitation and gave a slide presentation on Banff National Park. The Committee gratefully accepted this invitation and decided that it would meet for its 14th session from 26 to 30 November 1990. 51. The Committee also decided that the Bureau should meet for its 14th session at Unesco Headquarters from 11 to ...