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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
260 Decisions
12 Resolutions
Year start: 2019close
Year end: 2019close
By Year
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC/19/13EXT.COM/2,2. Adopts the Agenda included in the above-mentioned Document.
The World Heritage Committee,1. Recalling its Decision 43 COM 16, adopted at its 43rd session (Baku, 2019),2. Elects Guatemala as Vice-Chairperson of the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee whose mandate will begin at the end of its 13th extraordinary session (UNESCO, 2019) and will continue until the end of its 44th session (Fuzhou, 2020).
Resolution: 22 GA 1B The General Assembly, Elects H.E. Mr. Adam Al Mulla (Kuwait) as Chairperson of the 22nd session of the General Assembly; Elects Carlo Ossola (Switzerland) as Rapporteur of the 22nd session of the General Assembly; Elects Bangladesh, Saint Kitts and Nevis and Uganda as Vice-Chairpersons of the 22nd session of the General Assembly.
The General Assembly, Having examined Document WHC/19/22.GA/2A, Adopts the Agenda included in the above-mentioned Document.
The General Assembly, Having examined Document WHC/19/22.GA/2B, Adopts the Timetable of its 22nd session as amended.
The General Assembly, Takes note of the report of the Rapporteur of the 21st session of the General Assembly (UNESCO, 2017).
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 9 States Parties: Egypt, Ethiopia, Mali, Nigeria, Oman, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Thailand as members of the World Heritage Committee.
The General Assembly, Having examined Documents WHC/19/22.GA/6 and WHC/19/22.GA/INF.6, Having in particular examined the accounts of the World Heritage Fund for the financial period ended 31 December 2017, Approves the accounts of the World Heritage Fund for the financial period ended 31 December 2017; Takes note of the financial statements relating to the World Heritage Fund for the period 1 January 2018 to 30 June 2019.
The General Assembly, Having examined Documents WHC/19/22.GA/7 and WHC/19/22.GA/INF.7, Recalling Article 16 of the World Heritage Convention, Also recalling Resolution 20 GA 8, Decides to set the percentage for the calculation of the amount of the contributions to be paid to the World Heritage Fund by States Parties for the financial period 2020-2021 at 1% of their contributions to the regular budget of UNESCO; Emphasizing the urgency of securing adequate financial resources to achieve the objectives of the World Heritage Convention to identify and conserve the world’s cultural and ...
The General Assembly, Having examined Document WHC/19/22.GA/8, Takes note of the status of implementation of the recommendations of the working group on governance as endorsed by the General Conference in 2017 as presented in Document WHC/18/42.COM/12B; Recalls the work already undertaken with a view to assess, improve and streamline the working methods of the governing bodies of the World Heritage Convention and its of related Resolutions 20 GA 11 and 21 GA 8 as well as Decisions 40 COM 13B, 41 COM 12B and 42 COM 12 in the framework of Resolutions 38 C/101, 39 C/70, 39 C/87 of the ...
The General Assembly, Having examined Document WHC/19/22.GA/9, Recalling Resolutions 17 GA 9, 18 GA 11, 19 GA 10, 20 GA 12 and 21 GA 9 adopted during the 17th (UNESCO, 2009), 18th (UNESCO, 2011),19th (UNESCO, 2013), 20th (UNESCO, 2015) and 21st (UNESCO, 2017) 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 ...
The General Assembly, Having examined Document WHC/19/22.GA/10, Recalling Decisions 42 COM 12 and 43 COM 13 of the World Heritage Committee adopted respectively in 2017 and 2018, Recalling also the need to respect the highest standards of integrity and transparency of working methods within the process of decision-making of the Governing bodies of the Convention, Emphasizing the collective responsibility of all stakeholders – States Parties, World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies – to uphold the integrity and the credibility of the World Heritage Convention and, as such, ...
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.
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