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365 Decisions
12 Resolutions
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The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/8D, Recalling Decision 43 COM 8D, adopted at its 43rd session (Baku, 2019), Acknowledges the excellent work accomplished by States Parties in the clarification of the boundaries of their World Heritage properties and commends them for their efforts to improve the credibility of the World Heritage List; Recalls that the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies are not able to examine proposals for minor or significant modifications to boundaries of World Heritage properties whenever the delimitations of such ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/8E, Commends the States Parties for the work accomplished in the elaboration of retrospective Statements of Outstanding Universal Value for World Heritage properties located within their territories; Adopts the retrospective Statements of Outstanding Universal Value, as presented in Annex 1 of Document WHC/21/44.COM/8E, for the following World Heritage properties: ARAB STATES Libya, Old Town of Ghadamès Oman, Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman ASIA AND THE PACIFIC Australia, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/9A, Recalling Decision 43 COM 9A, adopted at its 43rd session (Baku, 2019), and its previous decisions concerning the Upstream Process, Welcomes the advice, consultation and analysis undertaken to improve processes and practices prior to the development of nominations for consideration by the World Heritage Committee and reiterates that, in order to be most effective, upstream support should take place at an early stage, preferably at the moment of preparation or revision of States Parties’ Tentative ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined document WHC/21/44COM/10A, Recalling Decisions 41 COM 10A, 42 COM 10A and 43 COM 10B adopted at its 41st (Krakow, 2017), 42nd (Manama, 2018), and 43rd (Baku, 2019) sessions respectively, Commends the efforts of States Parties in the Arab States region in the completion and submission of Section I, and the very high level of completion and submission of Section II of the Periodic Reporting questionnaire; Expresses its sincere appreciation to the authorities of Bahrain and Egypt for hosting training workshops, in collaboration with the ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined document WHC/21/44COM/10B, Recalling Decisions 41 COM 10A and 43 COM 10B adopted at its 41st (Krakow, 2017) and 43rd (Baku, 2019) sessions respectively; Notes with satisfaction that all States Parties of the Africa region participated in the completion and submission of Section I (State Party level) and Section II (World Heritage property level) of the Periodic Reporting questionnaire; Commends the authorities of South Africa, Côte d’Ivoire and Kenya for hosting sub-regional workshops for the Third Cycle of Periodic Reporting ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/10C, Recalling Decision 43 COM 10A.1 adopted at its 43rd session (Baku, 2019), Welcomes the progress made in the follow-up of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in the region of Asia and the Pacific; Thanks the Governments of China, Japan, the Netherlands and the Republic of Korea as well as the European Union for their contributions towards supporting follow-up activities to the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in the region of Asia and the Pacific; Takes note of the progress made on the Silk Roads ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/10C, Recalling Decision 43 COM 10A.2, adopted at its 43rd session (Baku, 2019); Welcomes the progress made in the follow-up of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in the Africa region; Thanks the Governments of China, Norway, Flanders (Belgium), France, the Netherlands, Hungary, Japan, Italy and Oman, the European Union and the European Commission and the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) for their contributions towards supporting follow-up activities to the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in Africa; Notes ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/10C, Recalling Decision 43 COM 10A.3 adopted at its 43rd session (Baku, 2019); Welcomes the progress made in the follow-up of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting for the Arab States; Thanks the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage for its contribution towards supporting follow-up activities to the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in the Arab States; Invites the Arab States to increase their cooperation with the World Heritage Centre in order to reinforce the capacities of the national heritage ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/10C, Recalling Decision 43 COM 10A.4, adopted at its 43rd session (Baku, 2019), Welcomes the progress made in the follow-up of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting for Latin America and the Caribbean; Expresses its appreciation to the States Parties of the region for their contribution to the monitoring undertaken by the World Heritage Centre in 2018 regarding the implementation of the Regional Action Plan for World Heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean (PARALC) 2014-2024, and encourages them to continue ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/10C; Recalling Decision 43 COM 10A.5, adopted at its 43rd session (Baku, 2019); Notes that some further progress has been made in the follow-up of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting for Europe and North America; Welcomes the progress made in finalizing Retrospective Statements of Outstanding Universal Value in Europe, nevertheless, reminds the States Parties of the Europe region which have not already done so to submit their Retrospective Statements of Outstanding Universal Value by 1 February 2022 at the ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/10D, Recalling Decisions 41 COM 10A, 42 COM 10A, 43 COM 10A.1 and 43 COM 10B adopted at its 41st (Krakow, 2017), 42nd (Manama, 2018) and 43rd (Baku, 2019) sessions respectively, Welcomes the update and development of training tools, including the Periodic Reporting online platform as well as guidance, by the Secretariat to facilitate and improve the exercise at a local and regional levels and commends the Secretariat for the development of the Periodic Reporting online tools; Notes with appreciation the successful ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/11, Recalling Decisions 42 COM 12A, 43 COM 8 and 43 COM 12 adopted at its 42nd (Manama, 2018) and 43rd (Baku, 2019) sessions respectively, Expresses appreciation to the Ad-hoc Working Group, the State Party of the People’s Republic of China for its commitment and able leadership, the World Heritage Centre, the Advisory Bodies and the geographically and gender balanced small expert drafting group, for its work and recommendations; Endorses the recommendations of the Ad-hoc Working Group, and requests that: The ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/12, Recalling Decision 43 COM 12 adopted at its 43rd session (Baku, 2019), which recognized the importance of the overarching objective of the reform of the nomination process as a key measure for restoring the balance and the credibility of the World Heritage List and which decided to endorse the principle of a two-phase nominations process, with the aim to help improve the quality of nominations and strengthen dialogue between States Parties and the Advisory Bodies, Expresses its appreciation to the Ad-hoc ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/13, Decides not to approve the International Assistance request from Madagascar entitled “Support for the removal of the Atsinanana Rainforests property from the List of World Heritage in Danger as decided by the World Heritage Committee”; Encourages the State Party of Madagascar to evaluate the outcomes of the implementation of the previous International Assistance request approved in 2010 for the Rainforests of the Atsinanana, and to submit a new International Assistance request focused on the fight against ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/14, Recalls that the payment of compulsory and assessed voluntary contributions is, as per Article 16 of the World Heritage Convention, an obligation incumbent on all States Parties which have ratified the Convention and calls upon all States Parties, which have not yet paid the totality of their Assessed Contributions, including Voluntary Contributions in accordance with Article 16.2 of the Convention, to ensure that their contributions are paid in the best of time to enable planning and optimum utilization; ...
The World Heritage Committee, Recalling its Decision 43 COM 16, adopted at its 43rd session (Baku, 2019), which elected its Bureau whose mandate will be until the end of its 44th session (Fuzhou/Online, 2021), Recalls that the hosting of a World Heritage Committee session by a Committee member is subject to the host country signing a host country agreement in conformity with UNESCO’s rules and regulations and that host country agreements for category II meetings must be signed eight months in advance of the meeting; Also recalls that, pursuant to Rule 44.3 of the Rules of Procedure ...
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/21/44.COM/17, Adopts the following provisional Agenda: PROVISIONAL AGENDA OF THE 45TH SESSION OF THE WORLD HERITAGE COMMITTEE (KAZAN, 2022) OPENING SESSION       1.     Opening session      2.     Admission of Observers      3.     Adoption of the Agenda and the Timetable  3A.    Adoption of the Agenda 3B.    Adoption of the Timetable       REPORTS       4.      Report of the Rapporteur of the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee (Fuzhou/Online, 2021)      5.      Reports of the World Heritage ...
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