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The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.2, Recalling Decisions 36 COM 7B.5, 36 COM 8B.43, 40 COM 7, 40 COM 7A.47, and 42 COM 7A.56 adopted at its 36th (Saint-Petersburg, 2012), 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), 42nd (Manama, 2018) sessions respectively, While noting the reported reduction in poaching in the property, reiterates its utmost concern about the State Party’s decision to develop the Rufiji Hydropower project (RHPP) within the property and recalls the Committee’s position that the construction of dams with large reservoirs within the ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Selous Game Reserve
State Parties: United Republic of Tanzania
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decisions 41 COM 7A.32 and 42 COM 7A.17 adopted at its 41st (Krakow, 2017) and 42nd (Manama, 2018) sessions respectively, Notes that the State Party has commenced the implementation of a number of the corrective measures to protect and conserve the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) of the property, including the removal of inadequate new constructions and the preparation of a condition survey and resulting action plan for ensuring the conservation of archaeological remains; Continues to express great ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Abu Mena
State Parties: Egypt
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.18, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Notes with appreciation the State Party’s efforts to keep the World Heritage Centre informed about the situation on the ground; Expresses its grave concern about the state of conservation of the property following the armed conflict and intentional destructive acts; Notes with concern the continuing lack of detailed information on the state of conservation of the property; Reiterates its request to the State Party to submit any ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)
State Parties: Iraq
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.19, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Notes with appreciation the State Party’s efforts to keep the World Heritage Centre informed about the situation on the ground, but notes however with concern the continuing lack of complete and detailed information on the state of conservation of the property; Encourages again the State Party to prevent further damage to the property and looting, and to address priority actions as outlined in the Response Plan e Safeguarding of ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Hatra
State Parties: Iraq
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.20, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Notes with appreciation the State Party’s efforts to keep the World Heritage Centre informed about the situation on the ground; Expresses its grave concern about the state of conservation of the property following the armed conflict and intentional destructive acts; Reiterates its request to the State Party to submit documentation of the damage done to the property as a whole and its affected monuments, for review by the World ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Samarra Archaeological City
State Parties: Iraq
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.2, Taking note of the report provided by the State Party regarding the state of conservation of the properties on the List of World Heritage in Danger, expresses its concern about the lack of comprehensive and detailed assessment of the properties affected by the conflict and about the limited resources available for the safeguarding of affected cultural heritage; Expresses its appreciation to the Director-General of UNESCO for the progress made towards safeguarding of cultural heritage in the Old City of ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) Hatra Samarra Archaeological City
State Parties: Iraq
The World Heritage Committee, Having considered document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.3 and the Annex attached to this decision, Recalling its previous decisions concerning the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls, Decides that the status of the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls relating to the World Heritage List remains unchanged as reflected in Decisions 42 COM 7A.21 and 42 COM 8C.2 of its last session,  ---  ANNEX The World Heritage Committee 43rd session of the Committee (43 COM)   Item 22:     Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls (site proposed by Jordan) The World Heritage ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.22, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Commends the State Party for the important efforts made for the conservation of the property and its Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) in close coordination with local communities and civil society, despite the prevailing unstable situation and difficult working conditions on the ground, and urges it to continue its efforts in this regard to the degree possible; Requests the State Party to keep the Committee regularly informed ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Archaeological Site of Cyrene
State Parties: Libya
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.23, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Commends the State Party for the important efforts made for the conservation of the property and its Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) in close coordination with local communities and civil society, despite the prevailing unstable situation and difficult working conditions on the ground, and urges it to continue its efforts in this regard to the extent possible; Also requests the State Party to keep the World Heritage Centre ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna
State Parties: Libya
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.2, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.24, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Notes with appreciation the activities undertaken by the State Party to address the conservation threats at the property despite the numerous difficulties faced, and urges it to continue its efforts in this regard to the extent possible; Expresses concern over the damage incurred at the property due to the armed conflict, in particular to the Theatre, and requests the State Party to provide the results of the assessment and ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Archaeological Site of Sabratha
State Parties: Libya
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.2, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.25, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Commends the State Party for its important efforts in conserving the property and its Outstanding Universal Value (OUV), in close coordination with the local communities and civil society, and urges it to continue its efforts in this regard to the extent possible; Requests the State Party, in conformity with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines, to keep the Committee regularly informed about the evolution of the situation ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Old Town of Ghadamès
State Parties: Libya
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.2, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Commends the State Party for the important efforts made for the conservation of the property and its Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) in close coordination with local communities and civil society, despite the prevailing unstable situation and difficult working conditions on the ground, and urges it to continue its efforts in this regard, if possible; Requests the State Party to keep the World Heritage Centre regularly informed ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus
State Parties: Libya
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.27, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Reiterates its previous commendation of the State Party on the implementation of the high-standard conservation works that have occurred at the Church of the Nativity, and notes that the State Party has submitted comprehensive details of investigations and conservation works; Commends the State Party for submitting the revised Conservation Management Plan (CMP) for the property, which has been amended in accordance with the comments ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem
State Parties: Palestine
The World Heritage Committee, Having considered Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.3.Corr and the annex attached to this decision, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.28, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Decides that the status of Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town relating to the World Heritage List remains unchanged as reflected in Decision 42 COM 7A.28 of the last World Heritage Committee.  --- ANNEX The World Heritage Committee43rd session of the Committee (43 COM) Having considered Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.3.Corr, Recalling Decision 41 COM 8B.1, adopted at its 41st session ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town
State Parties: Palestine
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.29 adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Acknowledges the efforts made by the State Party to improve the state of conservation of the property; Congratulates the State Party for its progress towards finalizing the Management and Conservation Plan (MCP), and encourages the State Party to take a participatory approach to its implementation, whereby the municipality, local inhabitants, and stakeholders are fully involved and committed; Notes with satisfaction that the State ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir
State Parties: Palestine
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decisions 42 COM 7A.30 and 42 COM 7A.36, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Taking into account Decision 43 COM 7A.37, on the World Heritage properties of the Syrian Arab Republic, Expresses its great concern at the impact of the armed conflict and resulting humanitarian crisis and irreversible destruction within the property, including of entire neighborhoods; Reiterates its deep concern about the instability of buildings within the property and urges the State Party to undertake a ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Ancient City of Aleppo
State Parties: Syrian Arab Republic
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decisions 42 COM 7A.31 and 42 COM 7A.36, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Taking into account Decision 43 COM 7A.37, on the World Heritage properties of the Syrian Arab Republic, Welcomes the works planned in the framework of the Emergency International Assistance request approved in December 2018, and requests the State Party to limit restoration works to first aid interventions until the detailed studies and discussions on defining optimal restoration approaches are carried ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Ancient City of Bosra
State Parties: Syrian Arab Republic
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decisions 42 COM 7A.32 and 42 COM 7A.36, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Taking into account Decision 43 COM 7A.37, on the World Heritage properties of the Syrian Arab Republic, Welcomes the establishment of a center for the traditional production of building materials and the setting up of licensing regulations as ways to encourage the use of traditional construction techniques and materials for restoration works and address cumulative threats to authenticity of the property; and also ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Ancient City of Damascus
State Parties: Syrian Arab Republic
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decisions 42 COM 7A.33 and 42 COM 7A.36, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Taking into account Decision 43 COM 7A.37, on the World Heritage properties of the Syrian Arab Republic, Expresses its concern about the situation at the property, in particular of the potential escalation of the conflict in and around the property, and the lack of detailed information on damages; Calls on all parties involved in the conflict to refrain from any action that could cause further damage to the ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Ancient Villages of Northern Syria
State Parties: Syrian Arab Republic
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decisions 42 COM 7A.34 and 42 COM 7A.36, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Taking into account Decision 43 COM 7A.37 on the World Heritage properties of the Syrian Arab Republic, Notes with concerns recent damages at the site of Qal’at Salah El-Din and urges the State Party to seek for fundings in order to implement emergency safeguarding measures to avoid further collapses; Welcomes the works carried out by the State party through its Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums of ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din
State Parties: Syrian Arab Republic