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The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decisions 42 COM 7A.35 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 that the portico of the Temple of Bel and the Triumphal Arch are at risk of collapse due to the lack of funding for their emergency consolidation; Takes note that the World Heritage Centre plans to organize an international meeting before the end of 2019 in order to define optimal ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Site of Palmyra
State Parties: Syrian Arab Republic
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.2, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.36, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Deplores the conflict situation prevailing in the country, the loss of human life and the degradation of humanitarian conditions; Taking note of the report provided by the State Party regarding the state of conservation of the six Syrian World Heritage properties and the sites inscribed on the Syrian Tentative List, commends the Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums (DGAM) and all heritage professionals and local ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Ancient City of Aleppo Ancient City of Bosra Ancient City of Damascus Ancient Villages of Northern Syria Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din Site of Palmyra
State Parties: Syrian Arab Republic
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.2, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.37 adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Commends the Ministry of Culture and the General Organization for the Preservation of Historic Cities in Yemen (GOPHCY), other local actors and the communities of Zabid for their ongoing efforts to document, protect and conserve the property, despite the very difficult conditions, and also commends all parties involved in the training programmes that have been conducted in Jordan and through the Centre for Architectural Training ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Historic Town of Zabid
State Parties: Yemen
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.2, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.38, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Commends the State Party and its agencies, including the General Organization for the Preservation of Historic Cities in Yemen (GOPHCY) on initiatives undertaken in capacity building, damage assessment, documentation and emergency interventions at the property, and requests that they continue to consult with UNESCO and the Advisory Bodies, and to restore damaged buildings, based on surveys and documentation, using traditional ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Old City of Sana'a
State Parties: Yemen
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.2, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.39, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Commends the State Party and the General Organization for the Preservation of Historic Cities in Yemen (GOPHCY), the community and the other concerned stakeholders of Shibam for their efforts to protect and conserve the property and to maintain communication with the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies, despite the very difficult conditions; Expresses its continuing concern at the damage caused to the property as a ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Old Walled City of Shibam
State Parties: Yemen
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.1, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Notes the initiatives taken by the State Party and international partners towards the conservation of important component parts of this serial property; Welcomes the establishment and regular meetings of the National Working Committee tasked with reviewing proposals for the Bamiyan Buddha statues and, also recalling the outcomes of the September 2017 International Symposium held in Tokyo, Japan, on the future of the Bamiyan Buddha ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
State Parties: Afghanistan
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.2, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Notes that actual conservation work based on the 2017 Conservation Action Plan (CAP) and other activities repeatedly recommended by the Committee could not be realized, due to the lack of the necessary financial resources and the security situation, and urges the State Party to seek means to implement the following: Installation of a monitoring instrument on the Minaret of Jam to measure its inclination, Emergency stabilization work ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam
State Parties: Afghanistan
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.3, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Welcomes the appointment of an interim “Property Manager”, but encourages the State Party to work towards a long-term commitment for this post; Notes that progress has been made on amendments to draft legislation LB392 and that it is scheduled to be approved in the next legislative session; Also notes that the 2018 mission advised that tackling the restoration of the property as a whole is impossible and impractical, as the maintenance ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern Micronesia
State Parties: Micronesia (Federated States of)
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add.2, Recalling Decisions 39 COM 7B.74, 40 COM 7B.48,41 COM 7A.57, and 42 COM 7A.4, adopted at its 39th (Bonn, 2015), 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), 41st (Krakow, 2017) and 42nd (Bahrain, 2018) sessions respectively; Welcomes the Presidential Decree of June 2018 to protect all World Heritage properties in Uzbekistan; Notes that the 2014 Decree for rebuilding the historic centre of the property has been withdrawn; Also notes that the State Party has provided some general documentation in response to the request ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz
State Parties: Uzbekistan
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.5, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018); Welcomes the three-stage process implemented by the State Party with the City of Vienna and notes the commitment of the State Party and of the city of Vienna to ensure the conservation of the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) of the property, and consequently urges all parties to support and pursue: The proposed two year moratorium on all planning measures which may jeopardize the OUV of the property, especially the Heumarkt Neu ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Historic Centre of Vienna
State Parties: Austria
The World Heritage Committee, Decides to adjourn the debate on this agenda item until its next ordinary session.
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Medieval Monuments in Kosovo
State Parties: Serbia
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 36 COM 7B.93, 37 COM 7A.35, 38 COM 7A.19, 39 COM 7A.43, 40 COM 7A.31, 41 COM 7A.22 and 42 COM 7A.7 adopted at its 36th (Saint Petersburg, 2012), 37th (Phnom Penh, 2013), 38th (Doha, 2014), 39th (Bonn, 2015), 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), 41st (Krakow, 2017) and 42nd (Manama, 2018) sessions respectively; Acknowledges the increasing engagement of civil society in the care of the property and its World Heritage status; Recalls its repeated serious concerns over the impact of the proposed ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City
State Parties: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.8, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Commends the State Party on the collaborative and inter-institutional approach taken to address the diverse issues related to the property’s conservation and management; Takes note of the submission in June 2018 of the draft Integrated and Participatory Management Plan (IPMP) for the property, and urges the State Party to ensure its finalization and approval by 1 December 2019, taking into consideration the conclusions of the ICOMOS ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: City of Potosí
State Parties: Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.9, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Takes note of the state of conservation report submitted by the State Party and the conclusions of the 2018 ICOMOS Advisory mission; Warmly congratulates the State Party for its sustained effort, over a period of almost fifteen years, to implement the very comprehensive set of corrective measures; Considers that the Desired state of conservation for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger (DSOCR), as ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works
State Parties: Chile
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.10, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Regrets that the revised timeframe 2016-2019 that was proposed by the State Party for the full implementation of the programme of corrective measures was not implemented, adopts the revised timeframe for implementation of the Desired state of conservation for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger (DSOCR) for the period 2019-2023 and urges the State Party to respect this new timeframe in order to ensure ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo
State Parties: Panama
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.11, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Commends the State Party for its continued commitment to the implementation of the Committee’s decisions and programme of corrective measures, with the aim of achieving the Desired state of conservation for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger (DSOCR); Welcomes the progress made in the implementation of the current Master Plan through the Public Investment Projects, the Pan American Conservation Centre ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
State Parties: Peru
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.12, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Commends the State Party on its continued efforts to assure the property’s adequate conservation and management through a participatory approach, including the broad involvement of local communities, youth, and diverse institutional alliances; Takes note with regret of the conclusion of the 2018 ICOMOS Advisory mission that several corrective measures adopted by Decision 38 COM 7A.23 have not been fully implemented, and requests the ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Coro and its Port
State Parties: Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.13, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Congratulates the State Party for all the efforts undertaken to strengthen the conservation and management of the property placing emphasis on the full involvement of stakeholders and the local population, through visits to inspect the state of the property with the Management Committee, the media (local radio) and district Councellors, and awareness-raising measures with the local population, particularly the youth; Expresses its keen ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Old Towns of Djenné
State Parties: Mali
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.29, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Notes with satisfaction the continued progress accomplished by the State Party in the rehabilitation, conservation and management of the property and in the implementation of the corrective measures adopted by the Committee (Decision 40 COM 7A.6); Commends the support of the principal partners, notably the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), in the ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Timbuktu
State Parties: Mali
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/19/43.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 42 COM 7A.15, adopted at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), Warmly welcomes the efforts undertaken by the State Party to ensure the conservation and the management of the property and the implementation of the corrective measures, notably through the application of the 2018-2022 Management and Conservation Plan, with the participation and involvement of the different actors in the management of the property, in particular the administrative and political authorities; Commends, in particular, ...
Session: 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (43 COM)
Year: 2019
Sites: Tomb of Askia
State Parties: Mali