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Decision 39 COM 7B.84
L'viv – the Ensemble of the Historic Centre (Ukraine) (C 865bis)

The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined Document WHC-15/39.COM/7B,
  2. Recalling Decision 37 COM 7B.113 adopted at the 37th session (Phnom Penh, 2013),
  3. Welcomes the efforts made by the State Party to improve the protection of all components of the property and its buffer zone and requests it to sustain these efforts and to secure the necessary resources and to adopt regulatory regimes thus ensuring that no inappropriate developments or deterioration of the heritage buildings which could constitute a threat to the property and its buffer zone, will take place;
  4. Also requests the State Party to finalize, as soon as possible, the Management Plan for the property, including details of the protective measures provided in its regulatory regimes, and to submit it to the World Heritage Centre, for review by the Advisory Bodies;
  5. Notes the number of proposed projects and reiterates its request to the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, in conformity with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines, details of all major developments and conservation works within the property and its buffer zone, with appropriate Heritage Impact Assessments (HIAs), for review by the Advisory Bodies;
  6. Also notes the ICOMOS technical review of the regeneration programme of the ancient Jewish quarter and invites the State Party to implement ICOMOS recommendations and, more particularly, to develop a detailed urban master plan and a conservation plan of the Jewish quarter;
  7. Further requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 December 2016, an updated report, including a 1-page executive summary, on the state of conservation of the property and the implementation of the above.
Decision Code
39 COM 7B.84
States Parties 1
Decisions adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 39th session (Bonn, 2015)
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