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Session: 43COM 2019close
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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 43rd session, as observers, of the representatives of 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 Document WHC/19/43.COM/2.
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/3A, Adopts the Agenda contained in the above-mentioned document.
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.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 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee (Manama, 2018).
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/5A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 5A adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018) and Decision 40 COM 5D adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), 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 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 ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/5B, Takes note with appreciation of the reports of the Advisory Bodies (ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN) on their activities; Also takes note of the progress made as well as the challenges and gaps identified by the Advisory Bodies in the framework of the implementation of the Convention.
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/5C, Recalling Decisions 36 COM 5C, 38 COM 5D, 39 COM 5D, 40 COM 5C and 41 COM 5C adopted respectively at its 36th (Saint Petersburg, 2012), 38th (Doha, 2014), 39th (Bonn, 2015), 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) and 41st (Krakow, 2017) sessions, as well as Resolution 20 GA 13, adopted by the General Assembly at its 20th session (UNESCO, 2015), Welcomes the follow-up activities and the progress made so far in mainstreaming the “Policy Document for the integration of a sustainable development perspective into the processes ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/5D, Recalling Decisions 36 COM 5C, 38 COM 5D, 39 COM 5D, 40 COM 5C, 41 COM 5C, and 42 COM 17 adopted respectively at its 36th (Saint Petersburg, 2012), 38th (Doha, 2014), 39th (Bonn, 2015), 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), 41st (Krakow, 2017) and 42nd (Manama, 2018) sessions respectively, as well as Resolution 20 GA 13, adopted by the General Assembly at its 20th session (UNESCO, 2015), Takes note of the African States Parties’ unique biodiversity and richness and their immense wealth of cultural heritage and local ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/5E, Recalling Decisions 39 COM 5C, 39 COM 13A (Bonn, 2015), 40 COM 5B (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), 41 COM 5B, 41 COM 7, 41 COM 11 (Krakow, 2017), 42 COM 5B and 42 COM 9A (Manama, 2018), Also recalling paragraphs 71, 72, and 73 of the Operational Guidelines, encouraging States Parties to seek early advice from the Advisory Bodies for the preparation and update of their Tentative Lists and paragraph 74 highlighting the importance of capacity building for Tentative List preparation, Recognizing that the question of ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/6, Recalling Decision 42 COM 6, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Commends the progress made in the implementation of the World Heritage Capacity-Building Strategy (WHCBS); Requests ICCROM, in cooperation with the World Heritage Centre, IUCN and ICOMOS, to carry out a results-based evaluation of the implementation of the World Heritage Capacity-Building Strategy, consulting Category 2 Centres and other capacity building partners, for examination by the Committee at its 45th session in 2021; Further ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/7, Recalling Decisions 40 COM 7, 41 COM 7, and 42 COM 7, adopted at its 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), 41st (Krakow, 2017) and 42nd (Manama, 2018) sessions respectively, Thanks the State Party of Azerbaijan, Host Country of the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (Baku, 2019), for having organized the third World Heritage Site Managers’ Forum, as a capacity-building exercise aimed at increasing the understanding of the World Heritage decision-making process among site managers, in order to achieve more ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/7, WHC/19/43.COM/7A, WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.2, WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.3, WHC/19/43.COM/7B, WHC/19/43.COM/7B.Add, WHC/19/43.COM/7B.Add.2 and WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.3, Recalling Decisions 40 COM 7, 41 COM 7, and 42 COM 7, adopted at its 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), 41st (Krakow, 2017) and 42nd (Manama, 2018) sessions respectively,Emergency situations resulting from conflicts Deplores the loss of human life as well as the degradation of humanitarian conditions resulting from the prevailing conflict ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/7, WHC/19/43.COM/7A, WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.2, WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.3, WHC/19/43.COM/7B, WHC/19/43.COM/7B.Add, WHC/19/43.COM/7B.Add.2 and WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.3, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7, adopted at its 42nd (Manama, 2018),Management Plans in the context of urban development Noting that the many Management Plans and management systems for urban properties are not adequately anchored in the legal mechanisms, systems, and processes for urban development, Also noting that the pressures of high ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.40 adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Welcomes the progress achieved by the State Party on increasing patrols within the property to reduce poaching and illegal logging, and the commitment of the Provincial Government of Aceh to prioritize the prevention of further deforestation in the Aceh part of the Leuser Ecosystem; Takes note of the Emergency Action Plan for Sumatran Rhino and guidebook for monitoring Sumatran Tiger but notes with concern the continued spatial ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.41, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Commends the efforts made by customary landowners, local communities and the State Party to protect the property, in particular by not allowing commercial logging and mining within the property; Regrets however that a logging concession has been granted up to 200 meters from the boundary of the property without assessing the impacts on its Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) and before an understanding of the ecological connectivity ...
Sites: East Rennell
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 41 COM 7A.1, adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017), Welcomes the progress achieved in implementing the 2006 corrective measures and notes with satisfaction that their full operational benefits are expected to be in place by mid-June 2020, that water quality targets have already been met and that “supercolonies” of wading birds have returned to the property; Commends the State Party for also implementing next generation restoration projects in order to achieve the Desired state of ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decisions 41 COM 7A.3 and 42 COM 7A.44, adopted at its 41st (Krakow, 2017) and 42nd (Manama, 2018) sessions respectively, Commends the State Party on the re-activation of the Ad-Hoc Committee dedicated to the management and protection of the property, as well as the Presidential Campaign “SOS Honduras: Stop the Destruction of Forests”; Also commends the governmental and non-governmental partners on their continued support for the conservation of the property and progress made in land titling and ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.45, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Regrets that the State Party was unable to implement the corrective measures proposed by the 2009 mission due to insecurity problems in the region controlled by armed groups since 2012; Expresses its deepest concern as regards the conclusions of the 2019 mission according to which the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) of the property is highly questionable, indicating an almost total disappearance of large mammals, and that the ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.46, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Takes note of the conclusion of the joint World Heritage Centre/IUCN mission of January 2019 that the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) of the property is still intact, but it remains threatened by increasing anthropogenic pressures, notably uncontrolled fires, poaching, the destruction of habitats and the increase in agricultural and forestry practices; Notes with satisfaction the efforts deployed by the two States Parties to ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decisions 41 COM 7A.7 and 42 COM 7A.47 adopted at its 41st (Krakow, 2017) and 42nd (Manama, 2018) sessions respectively, Welcomes the State Party’s continued efforts to further strengthen its anti-poaching measures, leading to the deployment of more than 200 guards as defined in the corrective measures adopted in 2016 and encourages the State Party to maintain antipoaching surveillance at these levels; Also welcomes the decline in the number of poached elephant carcasses and other seized wildlife ...
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