The World Heritage Committee,
- Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/8A,
- Stressing the importance of the process of revision and updating of Tentative Lists, as a tool for regional harmonisation of the World Heritage List and long-term planning of its development;
- Encourages States Parties to seek as early as possible upstream advice from the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies during the development or revision of their Tentative Lists as appropriate;
- Takes note of the Tentative Lists presented in Annexes 2 and 3 of this document.