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The Committee expressed sincere thanks to Professor Badawy for his offer and authorized the Secretariat to study further the exact conditions of the offer and to report to it at its second session.  
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
The representative of the United States of America, on behalf of the Secretary of State invited the Committee to hold its next session in Washington. The Committee expressed its gratitude to the United States for this generous offer, which was accepted by acclamation. 
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
Country: United States of America
It was decided that the exact dates of the next session, which would take place between 15 September and 31 October 1978, would be fixed by the Chairman, in consultation with the Government of the United States of America and the Director-General.
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
It was further decided that the Bureau would meet in Paris on 8 and 9 June 1978. The Rome Centre, ICOMOS and IUCN would be invited to attend.
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
At the last plenary meeting the Rapporteur presented an oral report in which he highlighted the main conclusions and decisions of the Committee. In concluding his report, he referred to one issue that had not been discussed during the session, namely Secretariat assistance to the Committee: in view of the volume and complexity of the administrative work involved both in the preparation of documentation for the sessions of the Committee and in implementing its decisions, which would be particularly heavy as from 1979, he suggested that Unesco should carefully examine the situation and ...
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
The Rapporteur's oral report has been incorporated into the present summary record, of which it forms a substantial part. 
Session: 1st session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 001)
Year: 1977
The first General Assembly of States Parties to the Convention concerning the protection of the world cultural and natural heritage (1972) met in Nairobi on 26 November 1976. Of the twenty-six States Parties to the Convention at the date of 26 November 1976 and thus having the right to vote, the following States were represented: Algeria Australia Bulgaria Canada Ecuador Egypt France Federal Republic of Germany Ghana Iran Iraq Jordan Morocco Niger Nigeria Pakistan Poland Senegal Sudan Switzerland Syrian Arab Republic Tunisia United States of ...
Session: 1st session of the General Assembly of States Parties (CONF 014)
Year: 1976
7. The General Assembly held two meetings devoted to the election of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection of the Cultural and Natural Heritage of Outstanding Universal Value, called the World Heritage Committee and to different questions relating to the establishment of the World Heritage Fund.8. Nineteen States Parties were candidates to the World Heritage Committee : Australia, Canada, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Nigeria, Poland, Senegal, Sudan, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United States of America,. and Yugoslavia.9. After explaining ...
Session: 1st session of the General Assembly of States Parties (CONF 014)
Year: 1976
19. In introducing the information document concerning the World Heritage Fund, the representative of the Director General explained that the draft financial regulations set out in Annex I of the document, were communicated to the General Assembly to enable the Director General to take into consideration any comments made by the Assembly before he reported thereon to the Executive Board, in conformity with Article 6.7 of the Financial Regulations of the Organization.20. With respect to the amount of the compulsory or voluntary contributions that States Parties will make to the World ...
Session: 1st session of the General Assembly of States Parties (CONF 014)
Year: 1976
The second session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (hereinafter referred to as "the Committee") was held in Washington from 5 to 8 September 1978. The session was attended by the following members of the World Heritage Committee: Australia, Canada, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Federal Republic of Germany, Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Poland, Tunisia, United States of America and Yugoslavia.
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
Representatives of the International Centre for Conservation, the International Council of Monuments and Sites, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (hereinafter referred to as "ICCROM", "ICOMOS" and "IUCN" respectively) attended the meeting in an advisory capacity.
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
Observers from five States Parties to the Convention not members of the Committee, namely Brazil, Morocco, Panama, Switzerland and the Syrian Arab Republic, also attended the session, as well as observers from ten international governmental and non-governmental organizations and a wider public audience.
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
Country: Brazil Morocco Panama Switzerland Syrian Arab Republic
The full list of participants will be found in Annex III to this report.
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
The second session of the Committee was opened by its Chairman, Mr. Firouz Bagherzadeh. In welcoming members of the Committee, representatives of advisory organizations and all other participants, he recalled the great progress already achieved in the implementation of the Convention thanks to the efforts of the States Parties, Bureau members, the Secretariat and the advisory organizations. He concluded by expressing his confidence that the session would be both fruitful and enjoyable.
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
Mr. David Hales, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, Department of the Interior, welcomed delegates to Washington on behalf of the United States of America. He conveyed to the Committee a written message from the President of the United States of America, Jimmy Carter, the text of which is given in Annex I. The Committee greatly appreciated the personal message from the President of the United States of America and requested the Chairman to convey to the President its gratitude for the message with which he had honoured the opening of the second session.
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
The Deputy Assistant Director General for Operations (Culture and Communication) responded on behalf of the Director General of UNESCO. Mr. Bolla expressed UNESCO's sincere appreciation for the invitation by the Government of the United States of America to hold the second session in Washington. In greeting members of the Committee and wishing them success in their work, he indicated the important role of international organizations such as UNDP, UNEP, IBRD, IDB, WFP, OAS and ALECSO in providing crucial support to conservation measures. In this context, he also expressed UNESCO's ...
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
The Chairman invited the members of the Committee to examine the provisional agenda prepared by the Secretariat. At the request of members of the Committee, two new items were added to the agenda: "Revision of the Rules of Procedure" and "Review of the Procedure for Nominations to the List of World Heritage in Danger."
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
With the above additions, the agenda was adopted.
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
The Committee discussed the need to increase the number of officers constituting the Bureau in view of the greater workload of the Bureau in the future. Committee members also felt that a larger number of officers would be advisable to allow for: (i) better representation of geographical regions in the Bureau; and,(ii) enhanced expertise for both natural and cultural properties. Having also in mind that the membership of the Committee itself would be increased from 15 to 21 delegates at the second General Assembly, the Committee agreed to elect henceforth 7 officers for the Bureau which ...
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978
The Committee amended Articles 12.1 and 13 of the Rules of Procedure accordingly.
Session: 2nd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 010)
Year: 1978