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The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Decides exceptionally to adjourn the debate on the agenda item until its next 37th ordinary session of the World Heritage Committee (2013).
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Gelati Monastery
State Parties: Georgia
The World Heritage Committee, 1.      Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7A.Add, 2.      Recalling Decision 35 COM 7A.30 adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3.      Acknowledges the detailed information provided by the State Party on the progress made to implement the corrective measures and urges the State Party to continue its work on all the corrective measures adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010); 4.      Also urges the State Party to define the buffer zone of ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Historical Monuments of Mtskheta
State Parties: Georgia
The World Heritage Committee, 1.            Decides to adjourn the debate on this agenda item until its next ordinary session.
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Medieval Monuments in Kosovo
State Parties: Serbia
The World Heritage Committee, 1.   Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7A, 2.   Recalling Decision 35 COM 7A.32, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3.   Acknowledges the information provided by the State Party on the implementation of identified corrective measures, and urges it to continue its efforts to secure the required resources for their full implementation; 4.   Notes that the International Expert Meeting is scheduled for October 2012, and requests the State Party to take this opportunity to develop a draft Desired state of ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works
State Parties: Chile
The World Heritage Committee, 1.    Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7A, 2.    Recalling Decision 35 COM 7A.33, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3.    Welcomes the progress made by the State Party in implementing the recommendations of the 2010 reactive monitoring mission; 4.    Adopts the following Desired state of conservation for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger, as follows: a)  Operational and sustainable management system for the Chan Chan Archaeological Zone in ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
State Parties: Peru
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 35 COM 7A.34, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3. Recognizes the efforts being made by the State Party for the conservation of the property, and encourages it to continue such efforts in cooperation with the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies; 4. Also encourages the State Party to continue with the implementation of the recommendations of the 2011 reactive monitoring mission, to ensure the protection of the property, with a special focus on: a)  The development ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Coro and its Port
State Parties: Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 35 COM 7A.35, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3. Expresses its concern that signature of the January 2011 Kinshasa Declaration has not yet resulted in a concerted action between the different Ministries, the army and different technical agencies which is necessary to resolve some urgent conservation issues in the sites and create the conditions for their rehabilitation; 4. Notes with concern the consistent reports from different properties about continued involvement of ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Garamba National Park Kahuzi-Biega National Park Okapi Wildlife Reserve Salonga National Park Virunga National Park
State Parties: Democratic Republic of the Congo
The World Heritage Committee, 1.   Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B.Add, 2.   Recalls Decision 35 COM 7B.1 adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011) 3.   Notes with concern that the State Party has not suspended the GEOVIC mining license, as requested by the Committee at its 34th and 35th sessions, although no activity has begun at the site since the 2009 mission, and that the new environmental impact study submitted to the World Heritage Centre does not meet international standards and does not take into account the presence of the ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Dja Faunal Reserve
State Parties: Cameroon
The World Heritage Committee, 1.   Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B, 2.   Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.2, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3.   Congratulates the State Party for resuming, with support from international cooperation, conservation activities following the post-electoral crisis; 4.   Welcomes the initiative of the State Party to establish Village Associations for Conservation and Development and Village Surveillance Committees to improve the participation of neighbouring populations in decisions concerning ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Taï National Park
State Parties: Côte d'Ivoire
The World Heritage Committee, 1.   Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B.Add, 2.   Recalling Decision 35 COM 7B.3, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3.   Takes note of the results of the joint World Heritage Centre/IUCN monitoring mission undertaken to Kenya to assess the state of conservation of the property and in particular the impact of the GIBE III dam project and related developments; 4.   Reiterates its utmost concern about the potential and ascertained cumulative impacts on Lake Turkana of the GIBE III dam, the related ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Lake Turkana National Parks
State Parties: Kenya
1.  Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B, 2.  Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.7, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3.  Welcomes the progress made by the State Party in engaging local communities in the conservation of the property; 4.  Reiterates its request to the State Party to continue its efforts to establish a sustainable financing strategy and business plan for the property, and calls on the international donor community to strengthen its support for the management of the property; 5.  Also welcomes the transboundary collaboration between ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Rwenzori Mountains National Park
State Parties: Uganda
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B.Add, 2.  Recalling Decision 35 COM 7B.6, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3.  Reiterates its utmost concern about the multiple threats affecting the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (OUV), including high levels of wildlife poaching (particularly of elephants), the evident deterioration in management, and the proposed Stiegler’s Gorge and Kidunda dams which, if approved, are likely to cause serious and irreversible damage to the property’s OUV; 4.  Takes ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Selous Game Reserve
State Parties: United Republic of Tanzania
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B, 2.  Recalling Decision 35 COM 7B.7, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3.  Welcomes the substantial efforts made by the State Party to implement the recommendations of the 2010 mission as requested by the World Heritage Committee at its 35th session, and encourages the State Party to continue its efforts to fully implement them; 4.  Notes the commitment of the State Party to solicit funding for a Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SEA) for the northern Tanzanian road ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Serengeti National Park
State Parties: United Republic of Tanzania
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B, 2.  Recalling Decision 34 COM 7B.6 adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010), 3.  Welcomes the further progress of the two States Parties in strengthening the joint management of the trans-boundary property through the work of the Joint Technical and Site Management Committees, and the measures taken to promote sustainable tourism by halting construction of hotels and lodges on the river banks and islands, reducing noise and water pollution, and upgrading visitor facilities at the ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls
State Parties: Zambia Zimbabwe
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B.Add, 2.  Recalling Decision 35 COM 7B.10, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3.  Welcomes the initial positive results of the Reef Plan and associated measures to address major long-term impacts on the property from poor water quality, and requests the State Party, in collaboration with its partners, to maintain, and increase where necessary financial investment and sustain the positive trend beyond 2013; 4.  Takes note of the findings of the joint World Heritage Centre/IUCN ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Great Barrier Reef
State Parties: Australia
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B, 2.  Recalling Decision 35 COM 7B.12 adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3.  Acknowledges the information provided by the State Party on the on-going actions to address conservation issues at the property and urges the State Party to continue these efforts; 4.  Welcomes the efforts made by the State Party to ensure those mining areas which were excluded through the boundary modification and are now adjacent to the property and its buffer zone comply with international environmental ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas
State Parties: China
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B.Add, 2.  Recalling Decision 35 COM 7A.13, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), 3.  Commends the State Party for the progress achieved in the operationalization of the Manas Tiger Conservation Foundation (MTCF) and the implementation of an integrated ecosystem-based monitoring system and the Eastern Swamp Deer recovery plan; 4.  Welcomes the respective and joint initiatives of the States Parties of India and Bhutan to consider an extension of the property, including a transboundary ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
State Parties: India
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B, Recalling Decision 35 COM 7B.14, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011), Welcomes the efforts and the progress made by the State Party to replenish the water regime within the property’s wetland systems through the decisions to release environmental water flows from reservoirs and completed water related projects and urges the State Party to continue to provide adequate water flows on a sustainable basis; Regrets the delays in completion of the Govardhan Drain project and reiterates its request to the ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Keoladeo National Park
State Parties: India
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B, 2.  Recalling Decision 32 COM 7B.16, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3.  Acknowledges the efforts made by the State Party and information on the on-going actions to address conservation issues at the property and urges the State Party to continue these efforts; 4.  Requests the State Party to update statistics on annual Steller Sea Lion quotas and numbers caught and to report on population trends within the property; 5.  Also requests the State Party to continue ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Shiretoko
State Parties: Japan
The World Heritage Committee, 1.  Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B, 2.  Recalling Decision 34 COM 8B.2, adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010), 3.  Welcomes the State Party’s effort in attracting a preliminary financial contribution for the implementation of the 2010-2014 Management Plan from the Global Environment Facility, and for the design of a fundraising framework for the envisaged Trust Fund for the property; 4.  Notes the essential importance of the establishment and full capitalisation of the Trust Fund to the long term ...
Session: 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (36 COM)
Year: 2012
Sites: Phoenix Islands Protected Area
State Parties: Kiribati