Take advantage of the search to browse through the World Heritage Centre information.


Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier

Factors affecting the property in 2000*
  • Housing
  • Management systems/ management plan
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Construction of urban villas and proposed urban development scheme

International Assistance: requests for the property until 2000
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved : 0 USD
Missions to the property until 2000**

1996: joint UNESCO/ICOMOS mission

Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 2000

Previous deliberations:
Twenty-third session of the Bureau - paragraph IV.59
Twenty-third session of the Committee - paragraph X.45 and Annex VIII

New information: The Bureau of the World Heritage Committee at its twenty-third extraordinary session, encouraged the German authorities to develop the building plan for the integration of the Roman water pipes and town ramparts. It requested the Government of Germany to submit this plan, if possible before 15 April 2000, for examination by ICOMOS. To date, the requested report has not been submitted to the Secretariat.

Action Required

The Bureau may wish to examine the information that may be available at the time of its session and take the appropriate decision thereupon.

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2000

The requested report was received from the German authorities and transmitted to ICOMOS for examination.

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 2000
24 BUR IV.B.62
Roman Monuments, Cathedral St. Peter and Liebfrauen-Church in Trier (Germany)

The Bureau noted that it had not received the State Party’s report that was requested by the Bureau at its twenty-third extraordinary session. The Observer of Germany expressed his regret for the delay. The Bureau reiterated the request for a report on the integration of the Roman water pipes and town ramparts in the plan for the buildings close to the Roman Amphitheatre. It requested the German authorities to submit this plan by 15 September 2000 for examination by ICOMOS and by the Bureau at its twenty-fourth extraordinary session. 

24 COM VIII.iii.35-43
State of conservation reports of cultural properties which the Committee noted

VIII.35 Brasilia (Brazil)

Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian (China)

The Potala Palace, Lhasa (China)

VIII.36 Islamic Cairo (Egypt)

VIII.37 Roman Monuments, Cathedral St Peter and Liebfrauen-Church in Trier (Germany)

Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (Germany)

Classical Weimar (Germany)

Hortabagy National Park (Hungary)

VIII.38 Khajuraho Group of Monuments (India)

Sun Temple of Konarak (India)

Petra (Jordan)

Luang Prabang (Lao People's Democratic Republic)

Byblos (Lebanon)

Ksar Ait Ben Haddou (Morocco)

VIII.39 Island of Mozambique (Mozambique)

Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha (Nepal)

Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo - San Lorenzo (Panama)

Archaeological Site of Chavin (Peru)

VIII.40 Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras (Philippines)

VIII.41 Baroque Churches of the Philippines (Philippines)

VIII.42 Cultural Landscape of Sintra (Portugal)

VIII.43 Istanbul (Turkey)

Complex of Hué Monuments (Vietnam)

24 COM X
Changes to names of properties inscribed on the World Heritage List

Following the request from the States Parties concerned, the Committee approved changes to the names of the following properties included on the World Heritage List:


Existing NameName change requested

Anthony Island / Ile Anthony

SGaang Gwaii (Anthony Island) / SGaang Gwaii (Île Anthony)

Parcs des Rocheuses canadiennes

Parcs des montagnes Rocheuses canadiennes

Parc provincial des Dinosaures

Parc provincial Dinosaur

Parc national du Gros Morne

Parc national du Gros-Morne

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Complex / Secteur du précipice à bisons "Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Complex"

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump / Le précipice à bisons Head-Smashed-In

L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Park / Parc national historique de l'Anse aux Meadows

L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site / Lieu historique national de L'Anse aux Meadows

Lunenburg Old Town / Vieille ville de Lunenburg

Old Town Lunenburg / Le Vieux Lunenburg

Quebec (Historic area)

Historic District of Québec

Parc national de Wood Buffalo

Parc national Wood Buffalo

Canada and the United States of America:

Existing NameName change requested

Tatshenshini-Alsek/Kluane National Park/Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Reserve and Glacier Bay National Park /

Tatshenshini-Alsek, Parc national de Kluane, Parc national et Réserve de Wrangell-St-Elias, et Parc national de la baie des Glaciers

Kluane/Wrangell-St. Elias/Glacier Bay/Tatshenshini-Alsek

Kluane/Wrangell-St. Elias/Glacier Bay/Tatshenshini-Alsek

Glacier Waterton Parc international de la paix

Parc international de la paix Waterton-Glacier


Existing NameName change requested

Roman Monuments, Cathedral and Liebfrauen-Church in Trier

Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of our Lady in Trier

The Bureau may wish to examine the views that will be presented by ICOMOS at the time of its session and take the appropriate decision thereupon.

Report year: 2000
Date of Inscription: 1986
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (i)(iii)(iv)(vi)

* : 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.