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2024 47 COM
2023 24 GA
2023 46 COM
2022 45 COM
2021 16 EXT.COM
2021 23 GA
2021 44 COM
2021 15 EXT.COM
2020 14 EXT.COM
2019 13 EXT.COM
2019 22 GA
2019 43 COM
2018 42 COM
2017 12 EXT.COM
2017 21 GA
2017 41 COM
2016 40 COM
2015 11 EXT.COM
2015 20 GA
2015 39 COM
2014 1 EXT.GA
2014 38 COM
2013 19 GA
2013 37 COM
2012 36 COM
2011 10 EXT.COM
2011 18 GA
2011 35 COM
2010 34 COM
2010 9 EXT.COM
2009 17 GA
2009 33 COM
2008 32 COM
2007 16 GA
2007 8 EXT.COM
2007 31 COM
2006 30 COM
2005 15 GA
2005 29 COM
2005 29 BUR
2004 7 EXT.COM
2004 7 EXT.BUR
2004 28 COM
2004 28 BUR
2003 14 GA
2003 27 COM
2003 27 BUR
2003 6 EXT.COM
2002 26 COM
2002 26 BUR
2001 25 COM
2001 25 EXT.BUR
2001 5 EXT.COM
2001 13 GA
2001 25 BUR
2000 24 COM
2000 24 EXT.BUR
2000 24 BUR(SPE)
2000 24 BUR
1999 23 COM
1999 23 EXT.BUR
1999 4 EXT.COM
1999 12 GA
1999 3 EXT.COM
1999 23 BUR
1998 22 COM
1998 22 EXT.BUR
1998 22 BUR
1997 21 COM
1997 21 EXT.BUR
1997 2 EXT.COM
1997 11 GA
1997 21 BUR
1996 20 COM
1996 20 EXT.BUR
1996 20 BUR
1995 19 COM
1995 19 EXT.BUR
1995 10 GA
1995 19 BUR
1994 18 COM
1994 18 EXT.BUR
1994 18 BUR
1993 17 COM
1993 17 EXT.BUR
1993 9 GA
1993 17 BUR
1992 16 COM
1992 16 BUR
1991 15 COM
1991 8 GA
1991 15 BUR
1990 14 COM
1990 14 BUR
1989 13 COM
1989 7 GA
1989 13 BUR
1988 12 COM
1988 12 BUR
1987 11 COM
1987 6 GA
1987 11 BUR
1986 10 COM
1986 10 BUR
1985 9 COM
1985 5 GA
1985 9 BUR
1984 8 COM
1984 8 BUR
1983 7 COM
1983 4 GA
1983 7 BUR
1982 6 COM
1982 6 BUR
1981 5 COM
1981 1 EXT.COM
1981 5 BUR
1980 3 GA
1980 4 COM
1980 4 BUR
1979 3 COM
1979 3 BUR
1979 2 BUR
1978 2 GA
1978 2 COM
1978 1 BUR
1977 1 COM
1976 1 GA
241 Decisions
12 Resolutions
Year start: 2017close
Year end: 2017close
By Year
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC/17/12EXT.COM/2,2. Adopts the Agenda included in the above-mentioned Document.
The World Heritage Committee,1. Recalling its Decision 41 COM 16, adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017),2. Elects in accordance with Rule 13.1 of the Rules of Procedure, its Bureau with the following composition: Chairperson: H.E. Sheikha Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa (Bahrein) Vice-Chairpersons: Azerbaijan, Brazil, China, Spain, Zimbabwe Rapporteur: Ms Anna Zeichner (Hungary) whose mandates will begin at the end of the 12th Extraordinary session of the Committee (UNESCO, 2017) until the end of the 42nd session of the Committee (2018);3. Decides that the Bureau of the 43rd session ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/12EXT.COM/4, Decides to approve the International Assistance request from Palau entitled “Responding to the threat of feral cat introduction to the Rock Island Southern Lagoon World Heritage area”, for an amount of US$ 139,505 under the Emergency Assistance budget.
The General Assembly, Elects E. Mr. Adrian CIOROIANU (Romania) as Chairperson of the 21st session of the General Assembly, Elects Feven TEWOLDE (Ethiopia) as Rapporteur of the 21st session of the General Assembly, Elects Chile and Cyprus as Vice-Chairpersons of the 21st session of the General Assembly.
The General Assembly, Having examined Document WHC/17/21.GA/2A, Adopts the Agenda included in the above-mentioned Document.
The General Assembly, Having examined Document WHC/17/21.GA/2B, Adopts the timetable of its 21st session as included in the above-mentioned Document.
The General Assembly, Takes note of the report of the Rapporteur of the 20th session of the General Assembly (UNESCO, 2015).
The General Assembly, Takes note of the report of the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee on the activities of the World Heritage Committee.
The General Assembly, Elects the following 12 States Parties, Australia, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, China, Guatemala, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Norway, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Spain and Uganda, as members of the World Heritage Committee.
The General Assembly, Having examined Documents WHC/17/21.GA/6 and WHC/17/21.GA/INF.6, Resolutions adopted by the 21st session of the General Assembly WHC/17/21.GA/11, p. 3 Having in particular examined the accounts of the World Heritage Fund for the financial period ended 31 December 2015, Approves the accounts of the World Heritage Fund for the financial period ended 31 December 2015; Takes note of the financial statements relating to the World Heritage Fund for the period 1 January 2016 to 30 June ...
The General Assembly, Having examined Documents WHC/17/21.GA/7 and WHC/17/21.GA/INF.7, Recalling Article 16 of the World Heritage Convention, Expressing its concern at the financial difficulties that the World Heritage Fund is facing and further recalling that the payment of assessed compulsory and voluntary contributions, as per Article 16 of the World Heritage Convention, is a legal obligation incumbent on all States Parties which have ratified the Convention, Decides to set the percentage for the calculation of the amount of the contributions to be paid to the World Heritage Fund ...
The General Assembly, Having examined Document WHC/17/21.GA/8, Recalling Resolution 20 GA 11 and Decisions 40 COM 13B and 41 COM 12B adopted by the General Assembly at its 20th session (UNESCO, 2015) and by the World Heritage Committee at its 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) and 41st (Krakow, 2017) sessions respectively and the ongoing reflection undertaken by the Governing Bodies of the World Heritage Convention to assess, improve and streamline their working methods, Takes note of the endorsement by the General Conference, at its 39th session (39 C/Resolution 87), of the ...
The General Assembly, Having examined document WHC/17/21.GA/9, Recalling Resolutions 17 GA 9, 18 GA 11, 19 GA 10 and 20 GA 12 adopted during the 17th (UNESCO, 2009), 18th (UNESCO, 2011), 19th (UNESCO, 2013) and 20th (UNESCO, 2015) sessions of the General Assembly of States Parties respectively, concerning the adoption of the Strategic Action Plan and Vision and the monitoring of the implementation of the Strategic Action Plan, Welcomes the continuous progress in the performance of the implementation of the Strategic Action Plan; Requests the World Heritage Centre, in collaboration ...
The General Assembly, Having examined Document WHC/17/21.GA/10, Recalling Decisions 39 COM 5D, 40 COM 5C, and 41 COM 5C adopted respectively at its 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), Takes note of the follow-up activities and the progress made by the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies in disseminating and mainstreaming the World Heritage Sustainable Development Policy (WH-SDP) into the processes of the World Heritage Convention ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/2, Taking into consideration Rule 8 (Observers) of the Rules of Procedure of the Committee, Authorizes the participation in the 41st 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 above-mentioned ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/3A, Adopts the Agenda contained in the above-mentioned document.
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.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 40th session of the World Heritage Committee (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016).
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/5A, Recalling Decision 40 COM 5A 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 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/17/41.COM/5A; Notes the results of expert ...
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