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Decision 35 COM 7B.102
Churches of Moldavia (Romania) (C 598 bis)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-11/35.COM/7B,

2. Recalling Decision 34 COM 8B.39, adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010),

3. Acknowledges the information provided by the State Party on the actions being taken to implement corrective measures and encourages the State Party to continue its important conservation programme;

4. Requests the State Party to provide more specific information on the threats to the wall paintings and measures to be taken to address these threats;

5. Recognises the efforts made by the State Party to enact national legislation for the protection of the property and reiterates its request to define the function of the Coordinating Committee, which is essential for effective management;

6. Also reiterates its request to the State Party to establish a practical plan for the reception and control of visitors in the vicinity of the monastery of Suceviţa and also requests that tourism planning mechanisms be included as part of the management plan;

7. Further reiterates its request to the State Party to keep the World Heritage Committee informed about architectural projects pertaining to the conservation laboratory and other potential developments in accordance with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines;

8. Further requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2013, an updated report on the state of conservation of the property and on the implementation of the above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 37th session in 2013.

Decision Code
35 COM 7B.102
States Parties 1
Properties 1
State of conservation reports
2011 Churches of Moldavia
Decisions Adopted by the Word Heritage Committee at its 35th Session (UNESCO, 2011)
Context of Decision