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The World Heritage Committee, Accepts the presence of the following international governmental organizations (IGOs), international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) at the session: Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO)Bird Life InternationalInternational Council of Museums (ICOM)Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO)Mihai Eminescu TrustNordic World Heritage Foundation (NWHF)Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC)Simon Wiesenthal ...
The World Heritage Committee,Decides, with regret, not to open this item of the agenda in view of the time constraints.
The World Heritage Committee decides: 1. To restrict the discussion on item 19 "Revision of the Rules of Procedure" on ways to proceed in order to facilitate decision making on this agenda item at its 27th session[1]; 2. To postpone the discussion on item 7 "Report of the Secretariat" until later in the week in order to allow delegations further time to examine the document[2]. [1] In accordance with decision 26 COM 27, this item is included in the agenda of the extraordinary session of the World Heritage Committee in March 2003. [2] In accordance with decision 26 COM 27, this item ...
The World Heritage Committee,Establishes the following working method for the adoption of its Report (based on the procedures of the Executive Board of UNESCO):1. The Report to be adopted by the Committee shall consist of a complete set of decisions taken at its session. The text of each decision shall be adopted when the item is discussed, to the extent possible;2. The Summary Records of the discussions held in the plenary session shall be circulated separately from the Report and will be provided to the Committee as an information document.
The World Heritage Committee, Adopts the working method, as established in 26 COM 3.2, at its present session on an experimental basis, with the understanding that:1. The Report and the Summary Records shall be submitted simultaneously, in so far as possible, the first for adoption, and the latter for information; 2. The Report (compilation of decisions) adopted by the Committee during this session shall be published not later than one month after its close;3. A completed draft text of the Summary Records shall be submitted to members of the Committee, observers and Advisory Bodies for ...
The World Heritage Committee, Elects Mr Tamás Fejérdy (Hungary) as Chairperson and Ms Bénédicte Selfslagh (Belgium) as Rapporteur. The following Committee members are elected as Vice-Chairpersons: China, Egypt, Greece, Mexico and South Africa.
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Recalling all the United Nations resolutions related to the conflict and in particular Resolutions 1397, 1402 and 1403 of the Security Council of the United Nations, the Resolution 53/27 of the General Assembly on Bethlehem-2000 and the provisions of the Fourth Geneva Convention (1949) and its additional Protocols;2. Noting the provisions of the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972), the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (The Hague, 1954) and other relevant ...
The World Heritage Committee,Requests the Director-General, as a consequence of decision 26 COM 6.1, to seek additional resources to complement the contribution from the World Heritage Fund, with a view to launching the first phase of the plan of action before the end of 2002, and to strengthen its operational phase in the following year.  See also decision 26 COM 24.2.5.
The World Heritage Committee, Takes note of the declarations made by the Observers of Palestine and Israel after the adoption of decisions 26 COM 6.1 and 26 COM 6.2 and decides to include them in extenso in the Summary Records.
The World Heritage Committee,Decides, in view of the time constraints to defer the discussion of this item until the next ordinary session of the World Heritage Committee in 2003.
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Endorses the objectives of the International Congress entitled World Heritage 2002: Shared Legacy, Common Responsibility; 2. Thanks the Italian Government for offering to host and participate in the funding of the Congress; 3. Authorizes the use of the World Heritage Emblem for the Congress; 4. Invites the Director-General, when the auspices of the World Heritage Committee and the World Heritage Emblem are requested for an international conference or congress, to submit the concept and the draft programme to the Committee for its ...
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Takes note of the proposed programme of activities co-organized or supported by UNESCO in the framework of the 30th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention;2. Encourages States Parties to develop and implement activities to promote the Anniversary and to communicate the outcomes of these activities to the Centre for transmission to the Committee.
The World Heritage Committee,1. Takes note of the proposal to publish a work on 30 years of implementation of the World Heritage Convention;            2. Encourages the World Heritage Centre to develop a work plan for this publication in collaboration with the Advisory Bodies; 3. Requests the World Heritage Centre to apply high-quality control standards for the preparation of the publication;4. Invites the World Heritage Centre to identify possible extrabudgetary funding sources for the publication.
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Noting that in 2002, United Nations Year for Cultural Heritage, the World Heritage Committee celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO in 1972; 2. Considering that in 30 years, the Convention has proven to be a unique instrument of international co-operation in the protection of cultural and natural heritage of outstanding universal value; 3. Adopts the Budapest Declaration on World Heritage as follows: BUDAPEST DECLARATION ON ...
The World Heritage Committee, Takes note of the overview of progress made with reforms and strategic reflection.
The World Heritage Committee,1. Takes note of document WHC-02/CONF.202/7 to be amended as requested by the Committee before it is given public access;2. Recalls the decision of the 164th session of the Executive Board on the establishment of a working group to explore and examine ways and means of creating necessary conditions for prevention of the intentional destruction of culturally important monuments and sites (164 EX/48 and 164 EX/51);3. tes the Director-General to consider the role of the World Heritage Convention with regard to initiatives being developed to explore and examine ...
The World Heritage Committee, Decides, in view of the time constraints, to defer the decision on this item until its extraordinary session in March 2003 [4].[4] See also decision 26 COM 26.
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Recalls the objectives of the Global Strategy adopted by the Committee in 1994 and the decisions concerning the representivity of the World Heritage List adopted by the Committee (Cairns, 2000);2. Emphasizes that the main objective is to facilitate the tasks of the States Parties to identify properties of potential outstanding universal value, prepare tentative lists and nominations; 3. Invites ICOMOS to:1) revise the broad categories presented as agreed at its 24th session [Cairns, 2000, VI.2.3.2 (ii) and (iii)], clearly defining each of them, and adopt ...
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Accepts as "complete" all nominations listed as "complete" and "almost complete" in Table A of document WHC-02/CONF.202/10 Rev and agrees that they be examined at the 27th session of the Committee in 2003;2. Accepts for examination at the 27th session of the Committee in June/July 2003, on an exceptional basis in view of the transitional period, the three nominations: Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (India), Takht-e Soleyman (Iran), and Matobo Hills (Zimbabwe), which have been made complete following the deadline of 1 February ...