The World Heritage Committee,
- Having examined Documents WHC/18/42.COM/8B and WHC/18/42.COM/INF.8B1,
- Taking note of the Advisory Body’s evaluation whereby the nominated property justifies Outstanding Universal Value on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iv), and meets the conditions of integrity and authenticity;
- Acknowledges the official request for referral made by the submitting State Party due to ongoing international arbitration;
- In compliance with paragraph 159 of the Operational Guidelines, refers the nomination of Roșia Montană Mining Landscape, Romania, back to the State Party, due to the ongoing international arbitration, and to implement the measures required to ensure the protection and management of the potential OUV of the property as identified by ICOMOS and encourages the State Party to work in close cooperation with the Advisory Bodies to this end.