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Historic Centre of Naples

Factors affecting the property in 2001*
  • Deliberate destruction of heritage
International Assistance: requests for the property until 2001
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved : 0 USD
Missions to the property until 2001**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2001

The Secretariat has been informed on 20 July by the Italian authorities that the project for the demolition of 27 ancient buildings situated in the Historic Centre of Naples has been cancelled.

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 2001

The Bureau may wish to adopt the following decision:

“The Bureau notes that the Italian authorities have taken action to halt the demolition of 27 ancients building in the Historic Centre of Naples and congratulates the State Party for protecting the World Heritage values of the site.”

Report year: 2001
Date of Inscription: 1995
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(iv)
Documents examined by the Committee
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* : 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.