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10. The Committee adopted the agenda as it had been set out in Document SC-91/CONF.002/1.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
11. Mr. Azedine Beschaouch (Tunisia) was elected Chairman of the Committee by acclamation. Mr. Diaz Barrio (Mexico) was elected as the Rapporteur, and the following members of the Committee were elected as Vice-Chairpersons: Brazil, France, Senegal, Thailand and the United States of America.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
18. The monitoring report presented by the Secretariat dealt with the following sites: Xanthos-Letoon (Turkey), the City of Valletta (Malta), Shibam (Yemen), National Historical Park - Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers (Haiti), Kathmandu Valley (Nepal), Moenjodaro (Pakistan), and the Madara Rider (Bulgaria). Monitoring visits had been made to seventeen sites by an expert who was in charge of co­ordinating action for the preservation of 115 Mediterranean sites within the framework of the UNEP - Barcelona Convention. These visits had yielded a wealth of information and documentation which ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro City of Valletta Kathmandu Valley Madara Rider Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers Old Walled City of Shibam Xanthos-Letoon
State Parties: Bulgaria Haiti Malta Nepal Pakistan Portugal Turkey Yemen
27. Special attention was given by the Committee to the dangers threatening the World Heritage sites during armed conflict. The Secretariat informed the Committee of the situation of the historical City of Dubrovnik. It also announced the decision of the Director-General to launch an international campaign for the restoration of Dubrovnik. 28. Aware of the fact that it represents 123 States, including Yugoslavia, which are signatories of the Convention, the Committee expressed deep concern about the armed conflict, devastating a region that comprises several sites inscribed on the World ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Old City of Dubrovnik
State Parties: Croatia
31. Two other observers drew the attention of the Committee to the situation of the cultural heritage in Iraq. One of them requested UNESCO to send a mission to Iraq in order to evaluate the restoration work required on the sites damaged by war. The Secretariat informed the Committee that the Director-General of UNESCO was ready to send an intersectoral mission to Iraq as soon as he receives the agreement of the United Nations Security Council. 32. The Secretariat announced that following a Resolution of the General Conference, a report would be prepared concerning the possibilities for ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
State Parties: Iraq
34. The Committee was satisfied with the joint efforts of the Secretariat and IUCN to provide information on the status of conservation of an increasing number of natural and mixed World Heritage sites. The Committee was informed of the co-operation between UNESCO, UNEP and the World Tourism Organization (WTO) in organizing an international workshop on the sustainable development of tourism in the World Heritage site of Mount Huangshan, China, in October 1991, and of plans for extending this co-operation in 1992­-93 to develop guidelines for tourism development for managers of World ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Wet Tropics of Queensland (Australia) When this site was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1988, the Committee requested IUCN to provide a report on the status of conservation in 1991. The Committee noted that IUCN had gathered some information but, as requested by the representative of IUCN, deferred the submission of this monitoring report until 1992, to accommodate the findings of a proposed field visit to this site next year.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Wet Tropics of Queensland
State Parties: Australia
Iguazu National Park (Argentina) and Iguaçu National Park (Brazil) The Committee noted that eight helicopters simultaneously overfly these adjacent sites which cover the same waterfall area. Over 7,000 visitors had registered complaints and local conservation groups are opposed to the use of helicopters in the area because it contravenes legal regulations for air traffic over protected areas. The Brazilian Delegate informed the Committee that a working group had been established to study the matter with a view to introducing more stringent regulatory measures for helicopter ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Iguaçu National Park Iguazu National Park
State Parties: Argentina Brazil
Pirin National Park (Bulgaria) The Committee noted that the Bulgarian authorities were considering a major expansion of this site to include the area of the Rhodope Mountains and recognized the potential for establishing a transfrontier site with Greece that could be one of the most outstanding sites of Europe. The Committee encouraged the Bulgarian authorities to proceed with the extension of Pirin National Park and submit a nomination for the extension of the site. The Committee also requested the Secretariat to contact the Greek authorities to obtain their views on the possibilities ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Pirin National Park
State Parties: Bulgaria
Srebarna Biosphere Reserve (Bulgaria) The Committee was concerned to note that the water quality and balance in this small World Heritage site (600 ha) has deteriorated to such an extent that the site is no longer ecologically viable; large colonies of water birds, except for the Dalmation Pelican, are absent, and many of the passerine species have emigrated or occur only in low numbers. The Committee recognized that most problems were attributable to the slow drying of the lake bed, exacerbated by upstream development projects, impacts of nearby pig farms and a rise in the wild boar ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Srebarna Nature Reserve
State Parties: Bulgaria
Dinosaur Provincial Park (Canada) The Committee noted that IUCN agreed, in principle, to deleting 1,415 acres of privately owned land comprising natural gas deposits from this site and including 1,478 acres of higher geological value as compensation. The Committee noted that the technology used to drill gas wells had low impacts but pointed out that it would be concerned if the drilling extends to sites within the World Heritage property. The Canadian Delegate informed the Committee that the maps of the area clearly showed that the sites which will be drilled are outside the Park ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Dinosaur Provincial Park
State Parties: Canada
Wood Buffalo National Park (Canada) The Committee recalled that logging was permitted within this site and that as many as 3,200 of the Park's bison population were affected by brucellosis and tuberculosis. The Committee was satisfied to note that forestry regulations are now more strictly enforced by the Canadian Park Service personnel and that negotiations are underway to terminate logging rights before their official expiry in the year 2002. The Committee recognized that the large size of a site is no longer a guarantee for the conservation of this site and development activities in ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Wood Buffalo National Park
State Parties: Canada
Talamanca-La Amistad (Costa Rica/Panama) The Committee was pleased to note that in accordance with its request the authorities of Costa Rica and Panama had agreed to a single listing of this site. The Committee was satisfied that the Costa Rican authorities had agreed to the IUCN recommendation to delete three Indian reserves and add one forest and wildlife refuge. In accordance with another IUCN recommendation, the Committee urged the Costa Rican authorities to delete four additional Indian reserves in the north-eastern Atlantic sector and provide to the Secretariat a map showing the ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
State Parties: Costa Rica Panama
Sangay National Park (Ecuador) The Committee was satisfied to note that the Secretariat, based upon the information provided by IUCN, had sought clarification on the construction of an eight-kilometre highway through this Park. The Committee was pleased to note that the Sub-Secretariat of Forestry and Natural Resources in Ecuador had been able to halt the construction of this road until environmental impact studies are completed. The Committee complimented the Ecuadorean authorities for taking timely action and requested the Secretariat to remind them of the. possibilities for obtaining ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Sangay National Park
State Parties: Ecuador
Kahuzi Biega National Park (Zaire) The Committee was glad to note that the Government of Zaire and the German Ministry for Co-operation (BMZ) have dropped plans to construct a road through this Park. The Committee commended the Government of Zaire for its decision and encouraged the BMZ to continue its technical co-operation to strengthen protection of the Kahuzi Biega National Park.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Kahuzi-Biega National Park
State Parties: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mt.Nimba Nature Reserve (Côte d'Ivoire/Guinea) The Committee recalled that the Bureau at its last session requested the Guinean authorities to submit a new file stating the boundaries of the property receiving adequate protection, and the long-term guarantees for that protection. The Committee was glad to note that such a file had been submitted by the Guinean authorities and that IUCN had undertaken a field mission to evaluate the information provided in that file. The Committee noted that the proposed iron-ore mining site was within the boundaries of the Mt.Nimba Nature Reserve ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
State Parties: Côte d'Ivoire Guinea
Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (Honduras) The Committee noted that there had been a recent change in the national agency responsible for the management of this site. The Vice-President of Honduras requested the Committee at its last session to include this site in the List of World Heritage in Danger. The Committee was informed that the new management authority would submit to the Secretariat a request for international assistance in order to enable the Committee to consider including this site in the List of World Heritage in Danger.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
State Parties: Honduras
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (India) The Committee recalled that this site had been threatened by the invasion of the Sanctuary by the people of the Bodo tribe in 1989. The Committee was concerned that there had been no response from Indian authorities to its recommendation, made in 1989 and 1990, to nominate this site to the List of World Heritage in Danger. The Committee noted that a survey undertaken by WWF of the surrounding villages might lead to a more co-operative approach to management in the future and a programme for implementing corrective measures has been suggested by members of ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
State Parties: India
Royal Chitwan National Park (Nepal) The Committee was pleased to note that the Irrigation Department and the Nepal Planning Commission have formally dropped their plans for a US$30 million irrigation project to divert the Rapti River which would have seriously threatened the integrity of this Park. A study undertaken by the Government of Nepal and the Asian Development Bank, following the intervention of the Committee, showed the project was environmentally unacceptable and its economic benefits to be doubtful. The Committee commended the Nepalese authorities for taking decisive action ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Chitwan National Park
State Parties: Nepal
Djoudj National Park (Senegal) The Committee recalled that this site was taken off the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1988, and since then had been the location of a training course from 4-15 March 1991 on Wetland Management, jointly organized by the National Parks Service of Senegal, IUCN's Wetland Programme and the Netherlands Research Institute for Nature Management.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
State Parties: Senegal
Garajonay National Park (Spain) The Committee was informed of a road construction project, funded by EEC as part of a large-scale integrated development scheme for the Island of Gomera. If completed, the road would have had serious impacts on the World Heritage site. The Committee was informed that apparently this threat had now been mitigated. Nevertheless, the Committee asked the Secretariat to write to the Spanish authorities and the EEC emphasizing the need for non­interference with the integrity of this or any other World Heritage site in the implementation of such development ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Garajonay National Park
State Parties: Spain
Selous Game Reserve (Tanzania) The Committee was glad to be informed that a proposal to open a route through this Park to drive cattle from the north to the south of the country had been abandoned by the Tanzanian Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development. If implemented, this project would have exposed the wildlife of Selous to bacterial and viral infection from the cattle and resulted in additional problems such as bush fires, dispersion of cattle, increased poaching and vegetation changes. The Committee commended the Tanzanian authorities for having dropped plans to open the ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Selous Game Reserve
State Parties: United Republic of Tanzania
Olympic National Park (United States of America) The Delegate of the United States of America informed the Committee that on 22 July 1991, a Japanese fishing vessel and a Chinese freighter collided off the Olympic Peninsula resulting in a spill of 70,000 gallons of oil. Coastal areas impacted by the oil spill include those within the National Park. An estimated 40-60% of the beaches were affected by the oil spill with short-term effects seen in the loss of sea birds, sea otters, bald eagles and other beach scavengers. These effects appear to have lessened and have been documented through ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Olympic National Park
State Parties: United States of America
Durmitor National Park (Yugoslavia) The Committee was concerned about proposals for the construction of a hydro-electric dam on the Tara River which would flood the Tara Canyon and affect water quality of the River. A large asphalt plant upstream was already causing pollution of the river. The Committee recommended that the Yugoslavian authorities provide information on their plans to build a dam along the Tara River and the status of the asphalt plant and a description of their environmental impacts.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Durmitor National Park
State Parties: Montenegro
Plitvice Lake National Park (Yugoslavia) The Committee expressed deep regret and concern regarding the effects of the civil unrest in the country on the status of conservation of this site. The Park has been abandoned by staff and there is no control of activities inside the Park. The Committee was appreciative of the various appeals launched by the Director-General of UNESCO for peace in the area and expressed the hope that conditions will return to normal soon to permit a joint UNESCO/IUCN mission to review damage and plan rehabilitation ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Plitvice Lakes National Park
State Parties: Croatia
Garamba National Park (Zaire) The Committee was glad to learn that the rhino population in this Park had increased to 31 and the local management capacity and budget have increased substantially. Poaching has also been brought under control. The Minister for Environment and Nature Protection of Zaire, by his letter of 26 February 1991, requested the removal of this site from the list of World Heritage in Danger. Although the Bureau at its last session in June 1991 recommended the removal of this site from the List of World Heritage in Danger, the Committee took note of the fact that in ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Garamba National Park
State Parties: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Simien National Park (Ethiopia) The Committee recalled that this Park was abandoned by its staff in 1985 due to civil unrest in the area. The Committee was happy to note that the site had once again become accessible. On the basis of a report submitted by the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Organization, the Committee was informed that all field stations and other infrastructure of the Park had been destroyed. The Committee recognized the need to begin reconstruction work and noted the possibilities for involving local people in this regard. In the light of the urgency to undertake ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Simien National Park
State Parties: Ethiopia
9. The General Assembly examined document CLT-91/CONF.013/2 by which the accounts of the World Heritage Fund were submitted to the Assembly in accordance with the Financial Regulations of the Fund. The Assembly was informed of contributions received since 31 August 1991 from several States Parties. A detailed statement of these contributions is given below. State Party Amount Years of contribution (in dollars of the United States of America) CANADA 79,384.00 1991 INDONESIA 7,814.92 1989, 1990 & 1st instalment of $557 for ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
42. The Committee noted with satisfaction the various promotional activities undertaken in 1991 and presented in Document SC-91/CONF.002/6. These activities related to the production and dissemination of information material, support to national activities organized by States Parties to the Convention, as well as participation in special events relating to cultural and natural heritage. In particular, the Committee noted that due to co-operation with States Parties, the production of information material in additional languages had been possible, and that the production of new supporting ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
46. The Committee took note of the report of the Secretariat on the progress made in the preparation for the commemoration in 1992 of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention presented in Document SC-91/CONF.002/7, consisting, on the one hand, of an evaluation of the implementation of the Convention and the elaboration of a strategy for the future, and on the other, of the organization of promotional events at UNESCO Headquarters and elsewhere. 47. With regard to the evaluation, the basis of the work had been prepared during 1991 and an outline submitted to the Committee. A ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
A. Technical co-operation The Committee approved the following requests:   US$ 1. The Madara Rider (Bulgaria) 35,000   Purchase of equipment for drilling, measurement and urgent cleaning of the monument  2. Saint-Stephen Church in Nessebar (Bulgaria) 15,000   Restoration of mural paintings of Saint-Stephen Church  3. Pyramid Plateau at Giza (Egypt) 30,000   Costs for three international experts (an economist, an archaeologist and a landscape designer) in the elaboration of a ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Ancient City of Nessebar Garamba National Park Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum Ichkeul National Park Madara Rider Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur Niokolo-Koba National Park Simien National Park Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park Virunga National Park
State Parties: Brazil Bulgaria Costa Rica Democratic Republic of the Congo Egypt Ethiopia India Malta Peru Senegal Tunisia
54. The Committee examined document SC-91/CONF.002/9 presenting the status of contributions to the World Heritage Fund for the years 1981-85, 1986-87, 1988-89 and 1990-1991. The Committee was pleased to note that several States Parties such as Brazil, Bulgaria, France, Germany and the United States of America had paid their contribution up to 1990-91 and welcomed the offer of the United States of America to provide an additional US$ 100,000 as a voluntary contribution for the same biennium. The Committee noted with concern that several States Parties have not paid their mandatory ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
56. The Committee examined Document SC-91/CONF.002/10 and recommended that the Secretariat in co-operation with the International Union for Geological Sciences (IUGS), IUCN, and other experts proceed with the revision of the natural heritage criteria to reflect separately geological, biological, ecological and aesthetic phenomena and modify the requested conditions of integrity accordingly. The Committee requested the Secretariat and IUCN to co-operate in the revision of the natural heritage criteria and the conditions of integrity in order to submit draft proposals for the consideration ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
67. The proposals for inscribing the Historical Centre of Boukhara and Historical Monuments of Novgorod and its region were not considered by the Committee because the Bureau decided to defer their examination.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Historic Centre of Bukhara Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings
State Parties: Russian Federation Uzbekistan
Shark Bay, Western Australia  578 Australia N(i)(ii)(iii)(iv) The Committee urged the Australian authorities to expedite the implementation of the management agreement between the State of Western Australia and the Commonwealth of Australia and to accelerate efforts towards more effective management of the area for conservation purposes. The Committee requested IUCN to submit a report on the implementation of these recommendations in 1993.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Shark Bay, Western Australia
State Parties: Australia
Komodo National Park 609 Indonesia N(iii)(iv) The Committee requested the Indonesian authorities to complete the gazetting process for this site and conduct research on marine areas in order to incorporate marine concerns in the management of this site.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Komodo National Park
State Parties: Indonesia
Ujung Kulon National Park 608 Indonesia N(iii)(iv) The Committee requested the Indonesian authorities to complete the gazetting process and strengthen the conservation of marine values in the management of the site.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Ujung Kulon National Park
State Parties: Indonesia
Historic Centre of Morelia 585 Mexico C(ii)(iv)(vi) The Committee requested that the Mexican authorities provide assurances regarding the criterion of authenticity concerning the monuments of this historical centre in accordance with the principles of the Venice Charter.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Historic Centre of Morelia
State Parties: Mexico
Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves 573 Niger N(ii)(iii)(iv) The Committee commended and encouraged the Government of Niger, particularly the "Direction de la Faune, Pêche et Pisciculture", in their efforts to continue to protect and restore the area.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves
State Parties: Niger
Danube Delta 588 Romania N(iii)(iv) The Committee noted with satisfaction that the recommendations of the Bureau had been taken into account, namely that the Romanian authorities have redefined the boundaries of the property, started to elaborate a management plan and set up a local authority for protection and management. The Committee was informed by the Representative of Romania of the present state of legal protection of the area, the implication of the adoption of the new Constitution of Romania for the legal status of the property and further efforts envisaged by the Government ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Danube Delta
State Parties: Romania
Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries 591 Thailand N(ii)(iii) (iv) The Committee encouraged the authorities of Thailand to accelerate the implementation of management plans for the two Sanctuaries. The Committee complimented Thailand for rejecting the proposal for the construction of the Nam Choan Dam. The Committee observed that it would be concerned over any proposal that might affect the integrity of adjacent forests in Myanmar. The Committee noted that the Government of Myanmar may nominate these adjacent forests for inscription on the World Heritage List when it becomes a ...
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries
State Parties: Thailand
66. The Committee examined 29 new proposals for inscription as well as a proposal for an extension of a site already inscribed and decided to inscribe 22 properties on the World Heritage List and one property on the List of World Heritage in Danger. The inscription of two properties was deferred; inscription processes for two other properties were initiated and the requested extension was approved.
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Casbah of Algiers 565  Algeria The Committee decided to initiate the procedure for the inscription of this site on the World Heritage List and, to this effect, requested that a conservation plan taking into account the proposals made by the archaeologists and historians responsible for the preservation of the Casbah of Algiers be prepared.
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Kasbah of Algiers
State Parties: Algeria
The Old Town of Zamousc 564 Poland The Committee decided to initiate the procedure for the inscription of this site on the World Heritage List and, consequently requested the competent Polish authorities to provide a plan clearly showing the boundaries of the buffer zones.
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Old City of Zamość
State Parties: Poland
Tarutao National Park 589 Thailand The Committee urged the authorities of Thailand to strengthen the management of this area by using the marine biosphere reserve approach of UNESCO-MAB which would be most appropriate for addressing marine resources conservation.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
State Parties: Thailand
Warrior's Cemetary and Monuments of Freedom of Riga 605 USSR While recognizing the importance of this property as part of the national cultural heritage, the committee considered that it did not meet the criteria for inscription on the World Heritage List as defined for the purposes of the application of the Convention.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
State Parties: Latvia
Amphitheatre of Durres 571 Albania While recognizing the importance of this property as part of the cultural heritage of Albania, the Committee considered that it did not meet the criteria for inscription on the World Heritage List as defined for the purposes of the application of the Convention.
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
State Parties: Albania
Petäjävesi Church 584  Finland The Committee deferred the inscription of this property until ICOMOS is able to provide a more exhaustive study on the universal value of this monument.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Petäjävesi Old Church
State Parties: Finland
Jasna Gora Monastery  563 Poland The Committee deferred the inscription of this property until a more convincing documentation concerning the artistic value of this site is provided.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
State Parties: Poland
Historic Centre of Lima 500bis Peru  C(iv) The Committee decided to inscribe the area protected by national legislation.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Historic Centre of Lima
State Parties: Peru
Old City of Dubrovnik 95 Yugoslavia Noting the state of exceptional emergency caused by the armed conflict, the Committee decided to inscribe the Old City of Dubrovnik on the List of World Heritage in Danger, in accordance with Article 11, paragraph 4 of the Convention.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991
Sites: Old City of Dubrovnik
State Parties: Croatia
69. The sixteenth session of the Bureau of the Committee will be held in Paris from 6 to 10 July 1992. 70. The Committee accepted with thanks the generous offer of the United States of America to host the sixteenth session of the World Heritage Committee at Santa Fe, New Mexico, from 6-14 December 1992. This session will be extended in order to permit discussion on the evaluation of the implementation of the World Heritage Convention and its future strategy.  
Session: 15th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 002)
Year: 1991