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The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1, Refers the nomination of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire – the Danube Limes (Western Segment), Austria, Germany, Hungary and Slovakia, back to the States Parties in order to allow them to take appropriate measures with regard to component part 1608-133 (WHC/19/43.COM/8B, p.60), previous component part 70a; Recommends the States Parties to invite the Advisory Body (ICOMOS) to review the situation with an advisory mission to Hungary to take place before the end of ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Country: Austria Germany Hungary Slovakia
The nomination of Hoge Kempen Rural-Industrial Transition Landscape, Belgium, was withdrawn at the request of the State Party.
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Country: Belgium
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1, Inscribes Writing-on-Stone / Áísínai’pi, Canada, on the World Heritage List as a cultural landscape on the basis of criterion (iii); Adopts the following Statement of Outstanding Universal Value: Brief synthesis Writing-on-Stone / Áísínai'pi is a sacred site in a mixed grassland prairie region on the northern edge of the Great Plains. The Milk River Valley and several “coulees” dominate the topography of this cultural landscape, whose geological features include a concentration of ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Writing-on-Stone / Áísínai’pi
Country: Canada
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1, Inscribes Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region, Czechia and Germany, on the World Heritage List as a cultural landscape on the basis of criteria (ii), (iii) and (iv); Adopts the following Statement of Outstanding Universal Value: Brief description The mining region of Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří (Ore Mountains) is located between Saxony (Germany) and the Czechia. The transboundary serial property comprises 22 component parts that represent the spatial, functional, historical and ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region
Country: Czechia Germany
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1, Inscribes the Landscape for Breeding and Training of Ceremonial Carriage Horses at Kladruby nad Labem, Czechia, on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (iv) and (v); Takes note of the provisional Statement of Outstanding Universal Value: Brief synthesis The Landscape is situated in the Střední Polabí area, in the Polabská nížina (Elbe Lowland) geological and economic region. The geological and morphological features of the area facilitated horse breeding and helped in ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Landscape for Breeding and Training of Ceremonial Carriage Horses at Kladruby nad Labem
Country: Czechia
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1, Inscribes the Water Management System of Augsburg, Germany, on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iv); Adopts the following Statement of Outstanding Universal Value: Brief synthesis The Water Management System of Augsburg is a sustainable system of water management that evolved in successive phases through the City’s application of innovative hydraulic engineering, demonstrating an exemplary use of water resources over the course of more than seven ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Water Management System of Augsburg
Country: Germany
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1, Inscribes Krzemionki Prehistoric Striped Flint Mining Region, Poland, on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (iii) and (iv); Takes note of the following provisional Statement of Outstanding Universal Value: Brief synthesis Krzemionki prehistoric striped flint mining region (in short: Krzemionki) is located in the north-eastern fringe of the Świętokrzyskie (Holy Cross) Mountains in central Poland on both sides of Kamienna River. It is a serial property comprised of four ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Krzemionki Prehistoric Striped Flint Mining Region
Country: Poland
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1, Inscribes the Royal Building of Mafra – Palace, Basilica, Convent, Cerco Garden and Hunting Park (Tapada), Portugal, on the World Heritage List on the basis of criterion (iv); Takes note of the following provisional Statement of Outstanding Universal Value: Brief synthesis The Royal Building of Mafra, today also designated as National Palace of Mafra, consists of a Palace, which integrates a Basilica, with its axial frontispiece uniting the King and the Queen wings, a Convent, the ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Royal Building of Mafra – Palace, Basilica, Convent, Cerco Garden and Hunting Park (Tapada)
Country: Portugal
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1, Inscribes the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga, Portugal, on the World Heritage List as a cultural landscape on the basis of criterion (iv); Takes note of the following provisional Statement of Outstanding Universal Value: Brief synthesis Located in the city of Braga, in the North of Portugal, the sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte is built facing west and has expansive views, at times of the ocean itself, overlooking the whole city of Braga, the Bracara Augusta founded in roman ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga
Country: Portugal
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1, Inscribes the Churches of the Pskov School of Architecture, Russian Federation, namely 10 of the 18 nominated serial components: 2.2 “Cathedral of Ioann Predtecha (John the Precursor) of the Ivanovsky Monastery”; 2.3 “Ensemble of the Spaso-Mirozhsky Monastery: the Transfiguration Cathedral”; 2.4 “Ensemble of the Snetogorsky Monastery: the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Mother of God”; 2.5 “Church of the Archangel Michael with a bell tower”; 2.6 “Church of Pokrova (Intercession) ot ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Churches of the Pskov School of Architecture
Country: Russian Federation
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1, Inscribes Risco Caido and the Sacred Mountains of Gran Canaria Cultural Landscape, Spain, on the World Heritage List as a cultural landscape on the basis of criteria (iii) and (v); Adopts the following Statement of Outstanding Universal Value: Brief synthesis Risco Caido and the Sacred Mountains of Gran Canaria Cultural Landscape encompasses a huge central mountainous area on Gran Canaria island, sheltered by the Caldera de Tejeda, and formed of cliffs and ravines, in an area of ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Risco Caido and the Sacred Mountains of Gran Canaria Cultural Landscape
Country: Spain
The nomination of Priorat-Montsant-Siurana, Mediterranean mosaic, agrarian cultural landscape, Spain, was withdrawn at the request of the State Party.
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Country: Spain
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1, Inscribes the Jodrell Bank Observatory, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i), (ii), (iv) and (vi); Adopts the following Statement of Outstanding Universal Value: Brief synthesis Jodrell Bank Observatory was important in the pioneering phase and later evolution of radio astronomy. It reflects scientific and technical achievements and interchanges related to the development of entirely new fields of scientific ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Jodrell Bank Observatory
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B.Add and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1.Add, Recalling Decision 41 COM 8B.20 adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017), Inscribes the Historic centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace, Azerbaijan, on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii) and (v); Takes note of the provisional Statement of Outstanding Universal Value; Brief synthesis The historic town of Sheki, located in the northern part of modern Azerbaijan, has ancient origins as part of the Caucasian Albania, dating from the 6th century BCE. The ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Historic Centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace
Country: Azerbaijan
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B.Add and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1.Add, Inscribes Le Colline del Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene, Italy, on the World Heritage List as a cultural landscape on the basis of criterion (v); Adopts the following Statement of Outstanding Universal Value: Brief synthesis The Colline del Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene in northeast Italy is an area characterised by distinctive hogback morphological system which provides a distinctive mountain character with scenic vistas, and an organically evolved and ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Le Colline del Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene
Country: Italy
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B.Add and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1.Add, Inscribes The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, United States of America, on the World Heritage List on the basis of criterion (ii); Adopts the following Statement of Outstanding Universal Value: Brief synthesis The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright focusses upon the influence that the work of this architect had, not only in his country, the United States of America, but more importantly, on architecture of the 20th century and upon the recognized ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright
Country: United States of America
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1, Defers the examination of the nomination of The Sunken City of Port Royal – A Relict and Continuing Cultural Landscape, Jamaica, to the World Heritage List in order to allow the State Party, with the advice of ICOMOS and the World Heritage Centre, if requested, to: Consider the site as a single entity and a relict archaeological landscape which include all the attributes related to 17th century archaeological vestiges, both underwater and terrestrial, of the town destroyed by the ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Country: Jamaica
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B1, Defers the examination of the nomination of The Colonial Transisthmian Route of Panamá, Panama, in order to allow the State Party, with the advice of ICOMOS and the World Heritage Centre, if requested, to: Enable the presentation of a revised first stage of the proposal which can meet the requirements of Outstanding Universal Value, and, in particular, to: Fully implement and operationalise the management system, including the allocation of funds for the planned conservation, ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Country: Panama
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B.Add and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B2.Add, Recalling Decision 28 COM 14B.8 adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004), Approves the proposed minor boundary modification for the Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark; Requests the State Party to provide further details to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2020, for review by IUCN, to clarify the policies that will apply to the local and recreational buffer zones, in particular regarding the scope of development that is anticipated to be permitted; Also requests the State ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Ilulissat Icefjord
Country: Denmark
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Documents WHC/19/43.COM/8B.Add and WHC/19/43.COM/INF.8B2.Add, Recalling Decisions 37 COM 7B.29, 39 COM 7B.27, 40 COM 7B.71 and 41 COM 7B.10 adopted at its 37th (Phnom Pen, 2013), 39th (Bonn, 2015), 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) and 41st (Krakow, 2017) sessions respectively, Approves the proposed minor boundary modification for Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks, Brazil, however, does not approve the excision of the area at the centre of the Chapada dos Veadeiros component of the property; Takes note of ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks
Country: Brazil