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World Heritage Capacity-Building in Europe

Qatar National Convention Centre (19/06/2014) © UNESCO | Juan Gaviria

On the occasion of the 38th session of the World Heritage Committee, the Europe and North America Unit and ICCROM  organised a side-event on the World Heritage Capacity-Building in Europe.

The meeting presented the sub-regional capacity-building studies to complement the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in the Europe and North America region.

The event took place on Sunday, 22 June 2014, 13h45 at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha.

Agenda
Presentation
Committee Document

Document WHC-11/35.COM/9B
Global Strategy for a representative, balanced and credible World Heritage List. Presentation of the finalized World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy as requested by the
World Heritage Committee at its 34th session (Decision 34 COM 9C). 

Statutory Meetings (1)
Keywords (text)

Capacity-Building, Europe, Europe and North America, 38COM, World Heritage Committee

When

Sunday, 22 June 2014
13:45-14:45

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Where
Qatar National Convention Centre
Decisions (1)
Code: 35COM 9B
Title: Presentation and adoption of the World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy

The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined Document WHC-11/35.COM/9B,
  2. Welcomes the finalization of a new World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy and notes the participatory process used to develop this strategy;
  3. Notes with appreciation the ongoing contribution of the State Party of Switzerland to the finalization of the World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy and to the implementation of the interim capacity building programme for World Heritage;
  4. Adopts the World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy found in Document WHC-11/35.COM/9B;
  5. Requests ICCROM, in collaboration with IUCN, ICOMOS, the World Heritage Centre, the UNESCO Chairs, and UNESCO category 2 centres related to World Heritage and other capacity building partners to begin the implementation of the strategy based on their specific areas of interest and resources;
  6. Takes note of the need for a significant amount of additional funding in order to fully implement the World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy;
  7. Encourages States Parties to support the new World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy and consider the allocation of additional financial resources to contribute to its implementation, taking into account the most important needs identified.

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