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The Bureau decided to recommend that this site be entered on the two lists provided that the Committee agreed with a special procedure for the emergency inscription of properties on the World Heritage List. The Bureau decided that the technical cooperation request should be examined after the Committee had taken decisions on the above mentioned matters.
Session: 3rd session of the Bureau (CONF 015)
Year: 1979
Sites: Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor
Country: Montenegro
The Bureau noted that the Secretariat had received a request for $60,000 for technical co-operation for Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal. However, this request had been received after the deadline and had not been fully processed. The Bureau consequently decided to examine it at a later session.
Session: 3rd session of the Bureau (CONF 015)
Year: 1979
Sites: Sagarmatha National Park
Country: Nepal
After examining the request, the Bureau decided to grant to Ecuador funds amounting to $12,000 in connection with the organization of a ten-day seminar in the Galapagos for national park personnel.
Session: 3rd session of the Bureau (CONF 015)
Year: 1979
Sites: Galápagos Islands
The third session of the World Heritage Committee was held in Cairo, Egypt (22 October 1979) and in Luxor, Egypt (23-26 October) at the kind invitation of the Egyptian Government. The meeting was attended by the following States members of the World Heritage Committee: Australia, Bulgaria, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Iran, Italy, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Senegal, Switzerland, United States of America and Yugoslavia.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Country: Australia Bulgaria Ecuador Egypt France Iran (Islamic Republic of) Italy Nepal North Macedonia Pakistan Panama Senegal Switzerland United States of America
Representatives of the International Centre for Conservation (ICCROM), of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) attended the meeting in an advisory capacity.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Observers from three States Parties to the Convention which were not members of the Committee, namely Canada, Federal Republic of Germany and Honduras also attended the session, as well as observers from two other international organizations: the Organization for Museums, Monuments and Sites of Africa (OMMSA) and the International Union of Architects (IUA).
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Country: Canada Germany Honduras
The full list of participants will be found in Annex I to this report.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
The Chairman, Mr. David Hales, declared the session open and proposed that items 2 to 4 of the Provisional Agenda be considered before the inaugural ceremony.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
This Proposal was accepted by the Committee which proceeded to examine the Provisional Agenda prepared for the meeting. The Chairman proposed that: i) an additional item be added to the agenda as item 5, namely"Report by former Chairman and Rapporteur on activities undertaken during the period September 1978-October 1979 and action to be taken thereon"; ii) items 5 and 6 of the Provisional Agenda be examined as one item, and iii) item 14 should be reworded as follows "Support services to the Secretariat and to the advisory international organizations". With those modifications, the ...
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
The Committee had before it a recommendation from the Bureau that the Committee's Rules of Procedure be amended to provide for the replacement of the Rapporteur when the Rapporteur was unable to act at any session of the Committee or part thereof or was unable for any reason to complete his term of office (document CC-79/CONF.003/2). The procedure proposed for the replacement of the Rapporteur was identical to that foreseen in the Rules of Procedure for the replacement of the Chairman.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
After examining the Bureau's proposal, the Committee therefore decided to amend its Rules of Procedure by inserting immediately after Rule 14 an additional Rule providing for the replacement of the Rapporteur. Rules 15 to 37 would be re-numbered accordingly.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Dr. Shehata Adam (Egypt) was elected as Chairman of the Committee by acclamation. The Committee then elected by acclamation the following States members of the Committee as Vice-Chairmen: Bulgaria, Nepal, Panama, Senegal and United States of America and Mr. Michel Parent (France) as Rapporteur.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Country: Bulgaria Egypt France Nepal Panama Senegal United States of America
In a reply to a member of the Committee, Dr. Shehata Adam, in his capacity as Chairman of the Committee, stated that States members of the Bureau would be invited to designate as their representatives at meetings of the Bureau persons qualified in both the natural and the cultural heritage, so that a proper balance would be maintained.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
The Committee was honoured by the presence of H. Exc. Mrs. Jihan El-Sadat, First Lady of Egypt and of H. Exc. Dr. Mansour Hassan, Minister of Presidency, Information and Culture, who both addressed the meeting during the inaugural ceremony; the representative of the Director General, Mr. G. Bolla, and the Chairman of the Committee also addressed the meeting.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
In reporting to the Committee on activities undertaken during the previous year, the former Chairman, Mr. David Hales, focussed on significant successes noted by the Committee and he also referred to serious problems for the future. He drew attention to the increase in the number of ratifications or acceptances of the Convention which totalled 48, to the substantial increase in the number of fellowships provided under the World Heritage Fund as well as in the assistance provided for the protection of sites. Mr. Hales also laid stress on the vast increase in the number of nominations ...
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
The Rapporteur then proceeded to report on the last two sessions of the Bureau. The written report of the 2nd session, which took place in Paris from 28-30 May 1979, gave rise to no comments from the members of the Committee.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
The report on the third session of the Bureau which took place in Cairo on 21 October 1979 was read before the Committee. Those points raised by the Bureau which called for decisions by the Committee and which were not the subject of an item on the Agenda were then taken up by theCommittee.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Thus, with respect to paragraph 16 of the report on the different types of recommendation formulated by the Bureau to the Committee on nominations, the Committee decided to adopt for its third session the procedure proposed by the Bureau which is as follows: nominations would not be examined by the Committee: (a) when the deadlines for their submission had not been respected, (b) when their proper processing had not been possible and (c) when it was evident that the supporting documentation was incomplete and/or inadequate; on the other hand those nominations which raised problems of ...
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
The Committee agreed with the proposal or the Bureau that in the case of properties which fully met the criteria for inclusion in the World Heritage List and which had suffered damage from disasters, the normal deadlines for the submission and processing of dossiers may be waived by the Bureau.
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
The Committee also shared the concern of the Bureau at the establishment in the United Kingdom of an organization bearing the name of "World Heritage Association" and of a Fund called "Heritage Trust". The Committee felt strongly that the use in names of the term "World Heritage" should be strictly limited to those activities directly related to the Convention and considered that the use of these terms in the titles of other organizations could only lead to confusion which would be regrettable. It therefore requested the Chairman to write to the above-mentioned Association, expressing the ...
Session: 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 003)
Year: 1979
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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