Extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee
Fuzhou (China)/Online meeting (as per Decision 15 EXT.COM 3 of the World Heritage Committee, 2021) 16-31 July 2021
The extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee is organized by UNESCO in cooperation with the Host Country, the People’s Republic of China.
The session was presided over from Fuzhou by His Excellency Mr Tian Xuejun, Vice Minister of Education and Chairperson of the National Commission of the People's Republic of China for UNESCO, Chairperson of the extended 44th session of World Heritage Committee.
of the extended
for the order of examination
Items 7A and 7B
for the order of examination of State of conservation reports
(Items 7A and 7B)
Working and information documents for the extended 44th session in the 2 working languages of the Committee (English and French).
The opening ceremony was held in Fuzhou at Fuzhou Strait Culture and Art Center. The closing ceremony was held at Fuzhou Strait International Conference & Exhibition Center.
Access your Personal
A “personal center “ developed by the Host Country of the extended 44th session and available on its website may be used to help you access various events and more.
District San Fang Qi Xiang (三坊七巷), China
All those wishing to attend the extended 44th session of the Committee, whether as a delegate of a Delegation member of the Committee or as an Observer, are strongly advised to register no later than 1 July 2021.
The extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee was held online from 16 to 31 July 2021, with a break on 20 July 2021. The daily plenary sessions of the Committee took place from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm (UTC+2 Paris time).
for the extended 44th session
of the World Heritage Committee
15 June 2021
for States Parties to the World Heritage Convention on the updating of the 2007 Policy Document on the impacts of climate change on World Heritage properties
18 June 2021
Budget briefing and
overview of budget document
28 June 2021
Press conference (online)
on 18 July at 10:00 am (UTC+2 Paris Time)
18 July 2021
Schedule and online access
of all Side Events
17 July 2021 - 30 July
Australia, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Uganda
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