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Decision 45 COM 7A.26
Abu Mena (Egypt) (C 90)

The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined Document WHC/23/45.COM/7A,
  2. Recalling Decision 44 COM 7A.5 adopted at its extended 44th session (Fuzhou/online, 2021),
  3. Welcomes the efforts undertaken towards improving the state of conservation of the property, and urges the State Party to continue its work on the corrective measures adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007);
  4. Notes the invitation from the State Party for a World Heritage Centre/ICOMOS Reactive Monitoring mission to the property;
  5. Requests that the Management Plan be revised in light of the ICOMOS Technical Review, with particular attention given to ensuring that conservation planning is completed, as well as developing plans for visitor management and sustainable development;
  6. Also requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2024, an updated report on the state of conservation of the property and the implementation of the above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 46th session;
  7. Decides to retain Abu Mena (Egypt) on the List of World Heritage in Danger.
Decision Code
45 COM 7A.26
States Parties 1
Properties 1
State of conservation reports
2023 Abu Mena
Context of Decision