1.         Historic District of Old Québec (Canada) (C 300)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1985

Criteria  (iv)(vi)

Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger  N/A

Previous Committee Decisions  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/300/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 0
For details, see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/300/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds


Previous monitoring missions

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

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Illustrative material  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/300/

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. 

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


Decision Adopted: 27 COM 7B.60

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.

Decision Adopted: 27 COM 8C.3

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: