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The World Heritage Committee, Taking into consideration Rule 8 (Observers) of the Rules of Procedure of the Committee, Authorizes the participation in the 40th session as observers of those representatives of the international governmental organizations (IGOs), international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), non- governmental organizations (NGOs), permanent observer missions to UNESCO and non profit-making institutions having activities in the fields covered by the Convention, who have requested observer participation at the session and as listed in Section A of document ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/3A.Rev.2, Adopts the Agenda contained in the above-mentioned document.
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/3B.Rev.2, Adopts the Timetable contained in the above-mentioned document
The World Heritage Committee, Takes note of the report of the Rapporteur of the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee (Bonn, 2015).
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/5A, Recalling Decision 39 COM 5A adopted at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015), Takes note with appreciation of the activities undertaken by the World Heritage Centre over the past year in pursuit of the Expected Result to ensure that “tangible heritage is identified, protected, monitored and sustainably managed by Member States, in particular through the effective implementation of the 1972 Convention”, and the five strategic objectives as presented in Document WHC/16/40.COM/5A; Requests the World Heritage Centre to ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/5B, Recalling Decision 39 COM 5B adopted at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015), Takes note with appreciation of the reports of the Advisory Bodies (ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN) on their activities; Welcomes the harmonization of the reports by the Advisory Bodies and the comments on the progress made and gaps identified for the implementation of the Convention; Calls upon ICOMOS and IUCN to continue to engage in appropriate dialogue and consultation with States Parties to further enhance overall transparency and optimize ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/5C, Recalling Decisions 36 COM 5C, 38 COM 5D, and 39 COM 5D, adopted respectively at its 36th (Saint Petersburg, 2012), 38th (Doha, 2014) and 39th (Bonn, 2015) sessions, as well as Resolution 20 GA 13, adopted by the General Assembly at its 20th session (UNESCO, 2015), Welcomes the adoption of the “Policy Document for the integration of a sustainable development perspective into the processes of the World Heritage Convention” by the 20th General Assembly of States Parties (UNESCO, 2015); Reiterates the need to ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/5D, Recalling Decisions 32 COM 10, 32 COM 10A, 34 COM 5F.1, 36 COM 5D, 36 COM 5E and 38 COM 5E, adopted at its 32nd (Quebec City, 2008), 34th (Brasilia, 2010), 36th (Saint Petersburg, 2012) and 38th (Doha, 2014) sessions respectively, Welcomes the progress report on the implementation of the World Heritage Thematic Programmes and Initiatives, notes their important contribution towards implementation of the Global Strategy for representative World Heritage List, and thanks all States Parties, donors and other ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/6, Recalling Decisions 36 COM 6, 36 COM 9B, 37 COM 5E, 37 COM 6, 38 COM 6 as well as 39 COM 6 adopted at its 36th (St Petersburg, 2012), 37th (Phnom Penh, 2013), 38th (Doha, 2014) and 39th (Bonn, 2015) sessions respectively, Commends the progress made in the implementation of the World Heritage Capacity-Building Strategy (WHCBS), its accompanying World Heritage Capacity-Building Programme, and the capacity-building activities carried out in 2015 and in the beginning of 2016; Notes with appreciation the continued ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/16/40.COM/7, WHC/16/40.COM/7A, WHC/16/40.COM/7A.Add, WHC/16/40.COM/7A.Add.2, WHC/16/40.COM/7B, WHC/16/40.COM/7B.Add and WHC/16/40.COM/7B.Add.2, Recalling Decision 39 COM 7, adopted at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015),Emergency situation resulting from conflicts Deplores the conflict situation prevailing in several countries, the loss of human life as well as the degradation of humanitarian conditions and expresses its utmost concern at the damage sustained and the threats facing cultural and natural heritage in general; Urges ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 39 COM 7A.44, adopted at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015), Welcomes the efforts made by the State Party in view of the establishment of a Supra Organic Management Body to ensure an effective and integral management mechanism for the property and its components and urges the State Party to finalize Notes with concern the standstill of stabilization works at the summit of Cerro Rico and also urges the State Party to take all the necessary measures to proceed with the stabilization ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 39 COM 7A.45, adopted at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015), Commends the State Party for its commitment to the full and timely implementation of the corrective measures and for the progress made in a period in which the State Party also had to respond to severe damages caused by the earthquake of 2014; Acknowledges that the allocation of dedicated staff and resources, efficient planning and coordination among national and local institutions are key factors in the successful implementation of the ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 39 COM 7A.46, adopted at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015), While regretting that the set of corrective measures adopted at the time of inscription of the property on the List of World Heritage in Danger was not implemented within the timeframe 2012-2015, appreciates the State Party’s renewed commitment to take all necessary measures for the proper conservation and management of the property; Welcomes the strategy, programme and timeframe that are now submitted by the State Party that will ensure ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 39 COM 7A.47, adopted at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015), Commends the State Party for the implementation of most of the corrective measures towards achieving the Desired state of conservation for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger (DSOCR) and encourages the State Party to continue its efforts for their implementation; Notes with appreciation the significant efforts invested by the local, regional and national authorities, as well as the international and ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 39 COM 7A.48, adopted at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015), Appreciates the initiative of the State Party to invite an ICOMOS Advisory mission, welcomes the progress reported in the implementation of the corrective measures adopted in Decision 38 COM 7A.23 and expresses its appreciation for the steady progress in the conservation and restoration of both public and private property, as well as the extensive programme for the promotion and transmission of traditional know-how; Also appreciates the ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 39 COM 7A.21, adopted at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015), Regrets that the State Party was unable to submit a state of conservation report of the property, as requested by the Committee; Congratulates the State Party for the significant work undertaken in the reconstruction of the 14 Saint mausoleums destroyed during the occupation period of Timbuktu in 2012 and thanks the partners who provided support in the framework of the Mali Rehabilitation of Cultural Heritage project and requests the ...
Sites: Timbuktu
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 39 COM 7A.22, adopted at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015), Regrets that the State Party was unable to submit a state of conservation report on the property, as requested by the Committee; Expresses its concern regarding the unstable security situation at Gao preventing the State Party from inviting the requested joint UNESCO/ICOMOS/ICCROM Reactive Monitoring mission to evaluate the general state of conservation of the property; Also expresses its concern that the property remains under ...
Sites: Tomb of Askia
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 39 COM 7A.23, adopted at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015), Notes that the State Party has halted all developments at the property pending the completion of the Master Plan; Notes with concern that no progress has been reported with the development of the Master Plan that was requested in 2012, as part of the corrective measures, in order to ensure that conservation of the Muzibu-Azaala-Mpanga, and other buildings, and development proposals such as for fire-fighting, visitor management and the ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examinedDocument WHC/16/40.COM/7A, RecallingDecisions 38 COM 7A.1 and 39 COM 7A.24, adopted at its 38th (Doha, 2014) and 39th (Bonn, 2015) sessions respectively, Notes that encroachments by local communities have been removed from the property and buffer zone; Expresses its great concern regarding the state of conservation of the property and the implementation level of the recommended corrective measures; Takes note that the State Party will start the elaboration of a comprehensive and integrated Management Plan for the property in 2017; Urges ...
Sites: Abu Mena
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 39 COM 7A.25, adopted at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015), Encourages the State Party to pursue its efforts to ensure the protection of the property, despite the impossibility to access it; Expresses its great concern about the absence of information on the state of conservation of the property and requests the State Party to keep the World Heritage Centre informed of the evolution of the situation on the ground; Calls upon all the UNESCO Member States to comply with the provisions of the ...
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