The main objective of the meeting its to discuss the results of the First Cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise for the Mediterranean and South-Eastern subregions in relation to the protection and management of World Heritage properties, according to the decisions taken by the World Heritage Committee at its 31st session in July 2007 (31 COM 11A.1 and 31 COM 11A.2). Furthermore, the meeting will address Tentative Lists harmonization, statements of Outstanding Universal Value, management plans and transnational World Heritage nominations.

Organizers: Under the auspices of UNESCO the meeting is organized and hosted by the Greek Ministry of Culture, General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage, Directorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities.