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Decision 37 COM 7B.49
Historic Cairo (Egypt) (C 89)

The World Heritage Committee,

1.  Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/7B,

2.  Recalling Decision 36 COM 7B.51 , adopted at its 36th session (Saint-Petersburg, 2012),

3.  Notes that the State Party has established a management mechanism;

4.  Requests the State Party to consider the boundaries of the property as proposed by the UNESCO Urban Regeneration of Historic Cairo Project (URHC) team, to be submitted to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2015 ;

5.  Notes with concern the information provided by the State Party and the URHC team on the alarming situation of the state of conservation of the property;

6.  Strongly urges the State Party to ensure that measures are taken as soon as possible to stop illegal construction and to protect the archaeological areas;

7.  Also urges the State Party to prepare a management plan for the property;

8.  Also requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2015 , a report on the state of conservation of the property and the implementation of the above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 39th session in 2015 .

Decision Code
37 COM 7B.49
Conservation, Outstanding Universal Value
States Parties 1
Properties 1
State of conservation reports
2013 Historic Cairo
Decisions Adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 37th Session (Phnom Penh, 2013)
Context of Decision