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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 42nd session, as observers, of the 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 in the fields covered by the Convention, listed in Part I of the present document.
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/3A, Adopts the Agenda contained in the above-mentioned document.
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/3B, Adopts the Timetable contained in the above-mentioned document.
The World Heritage Committee, Takes note of the report of the Rapporteur of the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (Krakow, 2017).
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/5A, Recalling Decision 41 COM 5A adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017) and Decision 40 COM 5D adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016),General: 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 ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/5B, Takes note with appreciation of the reports of the Advisory Bodies (ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN) on their activities; Also takes note with appreciation of the paper on the Evaluations of World Heritage Nominations related to Sites Associated with Memories of Recent Conflicts developed by ICOMOS and encourages ICOMOS to further improve this paper by broadening the participation of experts in this new thematic area, including from the African region; Further takes note of the progress made as well as of the ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/6, Recalling Decision 41 COM 6 (Krakow, 2017), Commends the progress made in the implementation of the World Heritage Capacity-Building Strategy (WHCBS); Notes with appreciation the ongoing commitment of the Government of Norway to the six-year, World Heritage Leadership Programme, as well as the ongoing support for capacity building by the Government of Switzerland; Calls upon other States Parties and organizations to provide additional funding and support for the implementation of the World Heritage Leadership ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/18/42.COM/7, WHC/18/42.COM/7A, WHC/18/42.COM/7A.Add, WHC/18/42.COM/7A.Add.2, WHC/18/42.COM/7B and WHC/18/42.COM/7B.Add and WHC/18/42.COM/7B.Add.2, Recalling Decisions 40 COM 7 and 41 COM 7, adopted at its 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) and 41st (Krakow, 2017) sessions respectively, Thanks the State Party of Bahrain for having organized a World Heritage Site Managers Forum (Manama, 2018), as a capacity-building exercise aiming at increasing the understanding of the World Heritage decision-making process among site managers, in ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 41 COM 7A.54 adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017), Notes with satisfaction the long-awaited launch, in the framework of the UNESCO/Japan Funds-in-Trust (JFiT) project for the safeguarding of the Bamiyan Buddha Niches, of the technical works aiming at consolidating the Western Buddha niche, which also contributed to the adequate conservation of fragments from the niche and helped assess the conditions of remaining mural paintings in several cliffs throughout the Bamiyan Valley, and ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 41 COM 7A.55, adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017), Notes that the Conservation Action Plan (CAP) was finalized as an outcome of the Emergency International Assistance granted under the World Heritage Fund and submitted to the World Heritage Centre in February 2018 and urges the State Party to start implementing the short- and medium-term actions specified by this CAP and to secure the necessary financial and human resources; Also notes that the first field visit to the property in ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/7A.Add2, Recalling Decision 41 COM 7A.56, adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017), Welcomes the commitment to appoint a Designated Property Manager by the State Party; Notes that progress is being made to strengthen the legal protection of the property and that a revised Law is expected to be approved in 2018; Also notes that a joint World Heritage Centre/ICOMOS Reactive Monitoring mission to the property has been carried out and requests the State Party to implement all of the mission’s recommendations; ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/7A, Recalling Decisions 39 COM 7B.74, 40 COM 7B.48 and 41 COM 7A.57, adopted at its 39th (Bonn, 2015), 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) and 41st (Krakow, 2017) sessions respectively, and, in particular, its Decision 41 COM 7A.57 paragraph 11, requesting the World Heritage Committee to consider whether the property had “deteriorated to such an extent that it has lost the attributes of the OUV defined at the time of inscription and should therefore, in accordance with Paragraph 192 of the Operational Guidelines, be ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/7A, Recalling Decisions 40 COM 7B.49 and 41 COM 7B.42, adopted at its 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) and 41st (Krakow, 2017) sessions respectively, Also recalling the concerns expressed by the 2012 mission regarding the critical level of urban development reached since inscription and its cumulative impacts on the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) of the property, the need for new tools to guide the development process towards sustainable development that protects the attributes of the OUV, and the specific ...
The World Heritage Committee, Decides to adjourn the debate on this agenda item until its next ordinary session.
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decisions 37 COM 7A.35, 38 COM 7A.19, 39 COM 7A.43, 40 COM 7A.31, and 41 COM 7A.22, adopted at its 37th (Phnom Penh, 2013), 38th (Doha, 2014), 39th (Bonn, 2015), 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) and 41st (Krakow, 2017) sessions respectively, Recalls that it has repeatedly expressed its serious concerns over the impact of the proposed Liverpool Waters developments in the form presented in the approved Outline Planning Consent (2013-2042); Acknowledges the increasing engagement of civil society in the ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 41 COM 7A.23, adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017), Acknowledges with appreciation the State Party’s commitment to implementing the corrective measures to achieve the Desired state of conservation for removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger (DSOCR), and encourages the State Party to continue working towards their effective implementation within the established timeline; Takes note of the progress achieved in elaborating the Integrated and Participatory ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 41 COM 7A.24, adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017), Commends the State Party for its sustained effort and commitment to implement the programme of corrective measures within the established timeframe and welcomes the recent creation of the Ministry of Cultures, Arts and Heritage; Encourages the State Party to complete the programme of corrective measures by the end of 2018 in order to assess the achievement of the Desired state of conservation, in view of the removal of the property ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 41 COM 7A.25, adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017), Expresses its regret that the implementation of the programme of corrective measures has suffered delays due to a lack of appropriate fund allocation, as a consequence of which the property risks losing important attributes and its Outstanding Universal Value (OUV); Welcomes the opportunity of funding offered by the Inter-American Development Bank for the conservation and management of cultural heritage that includes a major ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 41 COM 7A.26, adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017), Commends the State Party for the important progress made in the implementation of most of the programme of corrective measures, and requests the State Party to continue its efforts; Welcomes the research and monitoring activities of the Pan-American Conservation Centre for Earthen Heritage Sites (PCCEHS), and the implementation of a number of important conservation projects, public awareness and outreach activities with educational ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 41 COM 7A.27, adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017), Commends the State Party on its continued commitment to improving the state of conservation and management of the property, and ensuring the broad participation of community councils and the communities at large in these processes; Taking note that the redefinition of the property’s boundaries is still in the analysis phase, requests the State Party to finalize a clear boundary definition proposal as a matter of priority, in ...
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