1.         Churches of Moldavia (Romania) (C 598bis)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1993

Criteria  (i)(iv)

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/598/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 0
For details, see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/598/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds

N/A

Previous monitoring missions

N/A

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Illustrative material  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/598/

Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 1997

The UNESCO/Japan Funds-in-Trust project 'International Support for the Restoration and Preservation of the Probota Monastery' is the first large-scale UNESCO cultural heritage project funded by the Japanese authorities. The project has a budget of US$ 515,280 and has a duration of two years. It is implemented by the Division for Cultural Heritage in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture of Romania and with the full support of the Romanian Orthodox Church. The first phase began in October 1996 and will be concluded in September 1997. The first progress report will be published in April 1997.

Action Required

The Bureau takes note of the initiation of the UNESCO/Japan Funds-in-Trust project 'International Support for the Restoration and Preservation of the Probota Monastery' and commends the authorities of Romania and Japan as well as UNESCO for their joint collaboration in this respect.

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1997

N/A

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

N/A

Decision Adopted: 21 BUR IV.B.53

The Bureau took note of the initiation of the UNESCO/Japan Funds-in-Trust project 'International Support for the Restoration and Preservation of the Probota Monastery' which is the first large-scale UNESCO cultural heritage project funded by the Japanese authorities outside Asia. It commended the authorities of Romania and Japan as well as UNESCO for their joint collaboration in this respect.