The Committee took note of the decision of the Bureau to defer twenty nominations because additional information was required. The meeting was informed that the Australian Government had withdrawn the nomination of the Sydney Opera House in its setting and that it hoped to submit a revised nomination in due course. In addition, the Rapporteur and the Secretariat informed the Committee that the Algerian Authorities intended to revise the nomination relating to the Dey's Palace at Algiers in order to extend it to cover the whole of the Casbah; this revised nomination would be submitted when the necessary preparatory studies had been completed. Furthermore, the Committee took note of the submission by Italy of a tentative list which would enable the Bureau to examine the nomination of the Convent of Santa Giulia - San Salvatore at its next session.
Decision 5 COM VIII.16
Nominations to the World Heritage List
Rapport of the rapporteur