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Historic District of Old Québec

Canada
Factors affecting the property in 2003*
  • Management systems/ management plan
  • Marine transport infrastructure
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
  • Real estate project (issue resolved)
  • Project for a cruise terminal at Pointe-à-Carcy 
International Assistance: requests for the property until 2003
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved : 0 USD
Missions to the property until 2003**

November 1992: ICOMOS visit; October 2001: ICOMOS expert mission 

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2003

A letter was received from the State Party on 21 November 2002 indicating that, in accordance with the decision of the 26th session of the Committee, a revision and adjustment to the boundaries of the site have been accomplished by the national authorities in order to include the entire esplanade of Pointe-à-Carcy. Therefore, an extension to the site in order to better protect the World Heritage area will be presented to the Committee for examination. 

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 2003
27 COM 7B.60
Historic District of Québec (Canada)

The World Heritage Committee [36],

1. Taking note of the report transmitted by the State Party and of the fact that an extension of the World Heritage property in order to better protect the World Heritage area is to be submitted for examination,;

2. Congratulates the State Party on the actions undertaken in accordance with the recommendations made by the ICOMOS mission and by the 25th session of the Committee in 2001;

3. Requests the State Party to continue working in close consultation with ICOMOS and the World Heritage Centre for the implementation of the rest of the actions foreseen in the framework of the project;

4. Requests the State Party to provide to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2004, a progress report on this matter in order that the World Heritage Committee can examine the state of conservation of the property at its 28th session in 2004.

[36]  Decision adopted without discussion.

27 COM 8C.3
Nominations to be examined in 2003

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Takes note that the following States Parties had requested that their nominations not be examined at the 27th session of the Committee in 2003:

  • Extension to the Historic District of Québec (Canada)
  • Natural System of "Wrangel Island" Sanctuary (Russian Federation)
  • Franja Partisan Hospital (Slovenia)
  • Historic City of Mardin (Turkey)
  • Extension to Gough Island Wildlife Reserve (United Kingdom).

Draft Decision: 27 COM 7 (b) 60

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Taking note of the report transmitted by the State Party and of the fact that an extension of the World Heritage site in order to better protect the World Heritage area is to be submitted for examination,

2. Congratulates the Canadian authorities on the actions undertaken in accordance with the recommendations made by the ICOMOS mission and by the 25th session of the Committee,

3. Requests the State Party to continue working in close consultation with ICOMOS and the Centre for the implementation of the rest of the actions foreseen in the framework of the project,

4. Requests the State Party to provide by 1 February 2004, a progress report on this matter for examination at its 28th session. 

Report year: 2003
Canada
Date of Inscription: 1985
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (iv)(vi)
Documents examined by the Committee
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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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