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XII.101 In response to an ICOMOS mission to the site in April 2001 to assess the impact of a  road project foreseen in the vicinity of the Tiefurt Castle and its Park at Weimar, at which the road proposal (Variant 1) was identified as having the least impact on the site, the progress report provided by the Ministry of Science of the State of Thuringia  confirmed that the decision to proceed with the road proposal (Variant 1) had been reached. XII.102 The Bureau thanked the German authorities for the progress report and congratulated them on the choice of the road proposal ...
Session: 26th session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 2002
Sites: Classical Weimar
Country: Germany
XII.103 The report provided by the Russian Federation on the status of the proposed oil extraction operation by a Russian enterprise in the Baltic Sea stated that the project documentation relating to the development and exploitation of the oil-field had not yet been received by the Russian Federation Natural Resource Ministry. Furthermore, the report stated that at present no oil was being produced and the oil-field did not have a negative impact on the heritage values of the site. The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) had not been carried out. It further stated that the buffer zone ...
Session: 26th session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 2002
Sites: Curonian Spit
Country: Lithuania Russian Federation
XII.106 The information provided by the State Party stated that the effects of quarrying on the conservation of Spissky Hrad and its Associated Cultural Monuments are negligible. Furthermore, the report pointed out that the quarrying company was elaborating a new extraction and re-cultivation plan, in co-operation with the National Administration for Nature Preservation, in order to meet the criteria for nature and landscape preservation. XII.107 The Bureau took note of the information provided by the State Party and requested the Slovakian authorities to provide a more detailed report ...
Session: 26th session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 2002
Sites: Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments
Country: Slovakia
XII.108 The report submitted by the Department for Culture, Media and Sports of the United Kingdom informed that management plans are in place for both parts of the site. Concerning Stonehenge, the report stated that an application for planning consent for the visitor centre will be submitted during the summer of 2002 while the highways consent procedure will be initiated in December 2002.  Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) are foreseen for both projects. With regard to Silbury Hill,   English Heritage is continuing to make progress in securing its goal of ensuring the ...
Session: 26th session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 2002
Sites: Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
XII.110 The Bureau was informed of the damage caused by the flooding of the Historic Centre of Goiás. On the morning of 31 December 2001, Goiás underwent one of its major floods. Starting at dawn, strong intermittent rainfalls brought about an enormous increase in the volume of water drained into the channel of the Rio Vermelho. The site was seriously endangered by these heavy rains and flooding. XII.111 The inspection carried out by the National Institute for Historic and Artistic Heritage (IPHAN) following the rains and flooding, indicated that: the wooden bridge of ...
Session: 26th session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 2002
Sites: Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
Country: Brazil
XII.114 The Bureau noted that on 14 March 2002, a 156 km/h wind struck the Grande Island of Chiloé causing important damage to the Churches of Chiloé : the tower of the San Juan Church is in danger of collapsing; a part of the roof of the Nuestra Gracia de Quinchao Church was blown away as well as four supporting props, and its porch was damaged; the tower and the nave of the Tenaún Church is leaning to one side, the foundations of the lateral walls are unstable, the state of the former foundations was not known, this situation is worsened by the high ...
Session: 26th session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 2002
Sites: Churches of Chiloé
Country: Chile
XII.116 The Bureau noted that the State Party's national Bureau for Monumental Heritage provided the World Heritage Centre, on 31 January 2002, with a preliminary report in Spanish (an English translation was subsequently provided on 11 February 2002), on the state of conservation of six colonial houses built by Nicolás de Ovando, siutated in the Historic Centre of the colonial town, as well as the measures which have been undertaken. 1)       The national Direction for Heritage met to define a strategy to be followed and to initiative the actions to ...
Session: 26th session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 2002
Sites: Colonial City of Santo Domingo
Country: Dominican Republic
XII.118 The Bureau noted the damaged caused by the fire of 29 December 2001, in Lima.  The "Mesa redonda" Quarter, densely populated and located in the buffer zone of the Historic Centre of Lima, was severely damaged by fire caused by fireworks. This fire claimed 275 victims, 162 lost and 1000 injured, as well as material damage of US$ 10,000,000, affecting more than 5000 small enterprises and leaving more than 10,000 jobless. XII.119 Four blocks of hourses were badly damaged and three others were indirectly affected by flames, smoke and water, in particular the Chinese Quarter ...
Session: 26th session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 2002
Sites: Historic Centre of Lima
Country: Peru
XII.125 The Bureau was informed of the conservation difficulties existing at the Archaeological site of Chavin as well as the emergency measures undertaken.  These measures concern the immediate halting of earth removal, the underpinning of some walls that risk collapse, the cleaning of ventilation conducts, the establishment of topographical plans to identify water filtration and the development of tourist circuits.  The Bureau noted that the members of the Commission for the Chavin Master Plan had been pre-selected and that an enlarged Consultative Committee should define the ...
Session: 26th session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 2002
Sites: Chavin (Archaeological Site)
Country: Peru
XII.87    The Bureau examined the report on the state of conservation of this World Heritage property presented in document WHC-02/CONF.201/11Rev.  It reiterated its previous requests to the State Party to report on the progress made in developing a comprehensive management plan and on the measures taken in favour of the conservation and development of Konarak. The Bureau encouraged the authorities responsible for the conservation and management of the property to submit an international assistance request to elaborate the Plan for the mitigation of potential threats ...
Session: 26th session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 2002
Sites: Sun Temple, Konârak
Country: India
XII.84    The Bureau examined the report on the state of conservation of these two World Heritage properties presented in document WHC-02/CONF.201/11Rev and the findings and recommendations of the reactive monitoring mission undertaken by an international mural painting expert undertaken in December 2001.  The Bureau noted the following threats facing both properties:    i.  infiltration of rainwater into the caves;    ii.  minor cracks on carved surfaces;    iii.  flaking of the paint layer;    iv.  infestation of bats and insects within the caves. XII.85    The Bureau expressed its ...
Session: 26th session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 2002
Sites: Ajanta Caves Ellora Caves
Country: India
XIV.1 The Bureau approved the following requests for international assistance: Preparatory Assistance Cultural - Asia - Pakistan Preparatory assistance for the nomination of the archaeological remains at Ranigat as an extension of Taxila World Heritage site The Bureau approved US$ 30,000, subject to the State Party paying its dues to the World Heritage Fund.   Technical Co-operation Natural - Africa - Senegal Derby Eland Monitoring Programme The Bureau approved US$ 29,296 for this request, subject to the State Party paying its dues to the World Heritage ...
Session: 26th session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 2002
Sites: Historic Centre of Bukhara Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha M'Zab Valley Niokolo-Koba National Park Old Havana and its Fortification System State Historical and Cultural Park “Ancient Merv” Taxila
Country: Algeria Argentina Brazil Cuba Dominican Republic Egypt Nepal Norway Pakistan Senegal Turkmenistan Uzbekistan
The World Heritage Committee, Accepts the presence of the following international governmental organizations (IGOs), international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) at the session: Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO)Bird Life InternationalInternational Council of Museums (ICOM)Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO)Mihai Eminescu TrustNordic World Heritage Foundation (NWHF)Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC)Simon Wiesenthal ...
Session: 26th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 202)
Year: 2002
The World Heritage Committee,Decides, with regret, not to open this item of the agenda in view of the time constraints.
Session: 26th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 202)
Year: 2002
The World Heritage Committee decides: 1. To restrict the discussion on item 19 "Revision of the Rules of Procedure" on ways to proceed in order to facilitate decision making on this agenda item at its 27th session[1]; 2. To postpone the discussion on item 7 "Report of the Secretariat" until later in the week in order to allow delegations further time to examine the document[2].   [1] In accordance with decision 26 COM 27, this item is included in the agenda of the extraordinary session of the World Heritage Committee in March 2003. [2] In accordance with decision 26 COM 27, this ...
Session: 26th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 202)
Year: 2002
The World Heritage Committee,Establishes the following working method for the adoption of its Report (based on the procedures of the Executive Board of UNESCO):1. The Report to be adopted by the Committee shall consist of a complete set of decisions taken at its session. The text of each decision shall be adopted when the item is discussed, to the extent possible;2. The Summary Records of the discussions held in the plenary session shall be circulated separately from the Report and will be provided to the Committee as an information document.
Session: 26th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 202)
Year: 2002
The World Heritage Committee, Adopts the working method, as established in 26 COM 3.2, at its present session on an experimental basis, with the understanding that:1. The Report and the Summary Records shall be submitted simultaneously, in so far as possible, the first for adoption, and the latter for information; 2. The Report (compilation of decisions) adopted by the Committee during this session shall be published not later than one month after its close;3. A completed draft text of the Summary Records shall be submitted to members of the Committee, observers and Advisory Bodies for ...
Session: 26th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 202)
Year: 2002
The World Heritage Committee, Elects Mr Tamás Fejérdy (Hungary) as Chairperson and Ms Bénédicte Selfslagh (Belgium) as Rapporteur. The following Committee members are elected as Vice-Chairpersons: China, Egypt, Greece, Mexico and South Africa.
Session: 26th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 202)
Year: 2002
The World Heritage Committee,Takes note of the Report of the Rapporteur of the 26th session of the Bureau.
Session: 26th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 202)
Year: 2002
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Recalling all the United Nations resolutions related to the conflict and in particular Resolutions 1397, 1402 and 1403 of the Security Council of the United Nations, the Resolution 53/27 of the General Assembly on Bethlehem-2000 and the provisions of the Fourth Geneva Convention (1949) and its additional Protocols;2. Noting the provisions of the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972), the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (The Hague, 1954) and other relevant ...
Session: 26th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 202)
Year: 2002