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Decision 45 COM 7B.103
Trang An Landscape Complex (Viet Nam) (C/N 1438bis)

The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined Document WHC/23/45.COM/7B,
  2. Recalling Decisions 38 COM 8B.14, 40 COM 7B.67, 42 COM 7B.62 and 44 COM 7B.76 adopted at its 38th (Doha, 2014), 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), 42nd (Manama, 2018) and extended 44th (Fuzhou/online, 2021) sessions respectively,
  3. Welcomes the actions taken by the State Party in addressing the recommendations of the 2019 Reactive Monitoring mission and Committee requests, including the implementation of the carrying capacity study for four of the six major tourism areas, tools enforcing the policies reconciling heritage preservation and development, a protocol on local development, establishment of the Advisory Science Commission, a zoning mapping and inventories, cooperation projects for the property at the international and national levels, and capacity building for management staff, and requests that these actions be monitored regularly by the State Party;
  4. Also welcomes the revision of the Management Plan for the property, which contributes to enhancing the framework of the property management and valorising nature-culture connection, and also requests that the Plan be fully implemented following its adoption;
  5. Further requests the State Party to complete the carrying capacity study for the remaining two tourism areas, and to ensure a proactive approach to monitoring and managing increasing tourism pressure following the COVID-19 pandemic, having particular regard to high visitor concentration during certain periods of the year and at particular parts of the property, with appropriate mitigation measures;
  6. Commends the State Party’s efforts in engaging cooperation with public and private partners to increase livelihood and resilience of the local populations of Trang An, in particular in favour of female populations representing vital force in implementing social and economic activities, a model which could inspire other World Heritage properties;
  7. Finally requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 December 2024, an updated report on the state of conservation of the property and the implementation of the above.
Decision Code
45 COM 7B.103
States Parties 1
State of conservation reports
2023 Trang An Landscape Complex
Context of Decision