42nd session of the World Heritage Committee

Manama, Bahrain (as per Decision 12 EXT.COM 3 of the World Heritage Committee, 2017) 24 June to 4 July 2018

Decisions adopted
by the World Heritage Committee at its 42nd session (Manama, Bahrain)

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Information and
Orientation session

17 May 2018

Information session for States Parties on the 42nd session of the Committee followed by an Orientation Session for members of the Committee. This information and orientation session will be followed on the same day by a Point of Information on Thematic Studies.

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Side Events

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Bureau Members

Chairperson:  Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa (Bahrain)
 Anna E. Zeichner (Hungary)
Azerbaijan, Brazil, China, Spain, Zimbabwe

Committee Members
Mandate End of
Angola 2015-2019 2019
Australia 2017-2021 2021
Azerbaijan 2015-2019 2019
Bahrain 2017-2021 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2017-2021 2021
Brazil 2017-2021 2021
Burkina Faso 2015-2019 2019
China 2017-2021 2021
Cuba 2015-2019 2019
Guatemala 2017-2021 2021
Hungary 2017-2021 2021
Indonesia 2015-2019 2019
Kuwait 2015-2019 2019
Kyrgyzstan 2017-2021 2021
Norway 2017-2021 2021
Saint Kitts and Nevis 2017-2021 2021
Spain 2017-2021 2021
Tunisia 2015-2019 2019
Uganda 2017-2021 2021
United Republic of Tanzania 2015-2019 2019
Zimbabwe 2015-2019 2019

Decisions adopted during the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee (Manama, 2018)
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