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Decision 29 COM 7A.16
Tipasa (Algeria)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-05/29.COM/7A,,

2. Recalling Decision 28 COM 15A.16, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004),

3. Congratulates the State Party of Algeria on the steps taken to improve the protection of the property, but considers, nonetheless, that additional and ongoing actions are necessary to ensure total protection of the property;

4. Urges the State Party to pursue its efforts for the protection of Tipasa by implementing the measures still required for the application of all of the recommendations of its Decision 28 COM 15A.16;

5. Requests the State Party to invite a joint mission of the World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS (or IUCN) to Tipasa in order to consider the possibility of removing the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006);

6. Invites the State Party to submit a request for international assistance in the required format, for an expert to be made available to the Ministry of Culture to participate in the examination of all phases of the plan for the protection and presentation of the property of Tipasa;

7. Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by l February 2006, a report on progress achieved in the implementation of the above recommendations for examination by the Committee at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006);

8. Decides to maintain Tipasa (Algeria) on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

Decision Code
29 COM 7A.16
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States Parties 1
Properties 1
State of conservation reports
2005 Tipasa
Decisions of the 29th session of the world heritage comittee (Durban, 2005)
Context of Decision