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Kasbah of Algiers

Algeria
Factors affecting the property in 1995*
  • Human resources
  • Legal framework
  • Management systems/ management plan
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Lack of legislative measures and urban enhancement for the safeguard and rehabilitation of the Kasbah

International Assistance: requests for the property until 1995
Requests approved: 2 (from 1993-1995)
Total amount approved : 28,900 USD
Missions to the property until 1995**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1995

The Permanent Delegation of Algeria informed the World Heritage Centre that the national authorities were continuing to devote all their efforts to the preservation of the world heritage values of the Kasbah of Algiers, to which they accord special interest.

Analysis and Conclusion by World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies in 1995

The Bureau may wish to recommend to the Committee to adopt the following text:

"The Committee warmly thanked the authorities of Algeria for informing them of their firm intention to preserve the Kasbah of Algiers and requested them to continue to devote their efforts towards the conservation of this World Heritage property."

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1995
19 COM VII.C.2.32
SOC: Kasbah of Algiers (Algeria)

VII.32 Kasbah of Algiers (Algeria)

The committee was informed of the Algerian authorities' firm intention to continue their efforts in preserving the World Heritage values of the Kasbah of Algiers, and that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had sent to the World Heritage Centre a "Report on the Actions for the Safeguarding of the Kasbah for 1995", in accordance with the request of the Committee during the inscription of the site in 1992.

The Committee thanked the Algerian Government for having provided the information concerning the high priority given to this site and the actions foreseen for its restoration.

The Secretariat recommends the Committee to take note of the written information provided by the Secretariat and to adopt the following:

"The Committee warmly thanked the authorities of Algeria for informing them of their firm intention to preserve the Kasbah of Algiers as well as for the measures which have been taken continuously for its preservation. The Committee requested them to continue to devote their efforts towards the conservation of this World Heritage property."

Report year: 1995
Algeria
Date of Inscription: 1992
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(v)
Exports

* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.


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