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City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications

Factors affecting the property in 2002*
  • High impact research / monitoring activities
  • Housing
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
  • Building of a Judiciary Centre on the Saint-Esprit Plateau of the City of Luxemburg
  • Archaeological excavations  project
International Assistance: requests for the property until 2002
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved : 0 USD
Missions to the property until 2002**

2001: ICOMOS experts mission

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2002

By fax dated 25 April 2002, the State Party informed the Secretariat that the Mayor of the Town of Luxembourg has issued, on 17 April 2002, an "agreement of principle to the Administration of Public Buildings for the construction of several buildings on the Saint Esprit Plateau". Furthermore, the State Party informed the Secretariat that the report requested will be transmitted in time for the session. 

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 2002
26 COM 21B.58
City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications (Luxembourg)
The World Heritage Committee,

1. Takes note of the report provided by the State Party on the actions undertaken by the authorities of Luxembourg in adapting the project as requested by the Committee and local authorities, thus removing any grounds for objection;

2. Notes with satisfaction the projects regarding the conservation and protection of the archaeological remains, which are to be implemented in the near future;

3. Requests the State Party to continue working in close co-operation with ICOMOS and the Centre in the implementation of the project.

The Committee may wish to examine information submitted by the State Party which will be available at the time of its session and take the appropriate decision thereupon. 

Report year: 2002
Date of Inscription: 1994
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (iv)
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 26COM (2002)

* : 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.