1.         Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor (Montenegro) (C 125ter)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1979

Criteria  (i)(ii)(iii)(iv)

Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger    1979-present

Previous Committee Decisions  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/125/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 1979-1982)
Total amount approved: USD 70,000
For details, see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/125/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds


Previous monitoring missions


Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Illustrative material  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/125/

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2002

A meeting between the Centre and the Permanent Delegation of Yugoslavia took place in February 2002 concerning the state of conservation of Kotor and to review the situation of the site with regard to an eventual deletion of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger. 

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and ICCROM


Decision Adopted: 26 COM 21A.17

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Notes that preliminary consultations took place between the Centre and the State Party concerning the state of conservation of Kotor;

2. Requests the authorities to invite a UNESCO-ICOMOS mission to evaluate the restoration of the site and its current state of conservation;

3. Requests the mission to provide a recommendation as to whether or not the site could be removed from the List of World Heritage in Danger at its 27th session in June/July 2003.