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Decisions
Year start:
1998
Year end:
1998
Session:
22BUR(1998)
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The Bureau took note of the reports from ICOMOS, the Secretariat and the Permanent Delegation of Sri Lanka. The Bureau expressed its deep concern over the terrorist bombing in the Sacred City of Kandy, and requested the Secretariat to appeal to the international community to assist the State Party to complete restoration work. Furthermore, in light of the increasing conflicts which threaten heritage sites around the world, the Bureau strongly encouraged the States Parties to the World Heritage Convention to keep abreast with new developments in the 1954 Hague Convention. The Bureau was ...
Session: 22nd session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 1998
Sites: Sacred City of Kandy
Country: Sri Lanka
ICOMOS will undertake a mission to these two sites, as well as to Kandy, in autumn of 1998, and will present a report at the twenty-second extraordinary session of the Bureau.
Session: 22nd session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 1998
Sites: Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications Rangiri Dambulla Cave Temple
Country: Sri Lanka
The Bureau took note of the final report on fire protection measures for the Old City of Berne and thanked the State Party for its effort in improving the fire protection measures at this World Heritage site.
Session: 22nd session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 1998
Sites: Old City of Berne
Country: Switzerland
After having taken note of the report of the Secretariat, the Bureau thanked the Syrian authorities for their efforts in addressing the issue of Tekiya Suleymaniah. It also requested the Syrian authorities to continue informing the Secretariat of the progress of the consolidation work. It finally requested the Centre to continue this co-operation as requested by the authorities.
Session: 22nd session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 1998
Sites: Ancient City of Damascus
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
After having taken note of the report of the Secretariat, the Bureau recommended that the Secretariat provide support to the Syrian authorities to elaborate the necessary management and development plans and to ensure capacity-building training courses.
Session: 22nd session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 1998
Sites: Site of Palmyra
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
The Secretariat informed the Bureau on the European Union-funded project on the Feasibility Study for the Rehabilitation of the Areas of Balat and Fener of Fatih District, Istanbul executed by the World Heritage Centre. This study initially included the area of Zeyrek, renowned for the wooden buildings of the Ottoman period, which is part of Fatih District and one of the three districts of the historic centre of Istanbul that is protected under national law as a conservation area. The three districts contain monuments, sites or buffer zones of the World Heritage site. It was reported ...
Session: 22nd session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 1998
Sites: Historic Areas of Istanbul
Country: Turkey
The Bureau took note of the report presented by ICOMOS and commended the State Party on the importance it has attached to restoration and rehabilitation projects at these two sites. The Bureau, however, expressed concern over the development projects within the two sites, and urged the State Party to give special attention to the upgrading of street surfacing and furniture in the vicinity of the major monuments, to the control over non-listed buildings in the historic centres, and in the case of Bukhara, to the clearance of blocked cisterns and channels so as to lower the water ...
Session: 22nd session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 1998
Sites: Historic Centre of Bukhara Itchan Kala
Country: Uzbekistan
The Bureau requested the State Party to reconsider its hotel-building policy and specific hotel projects in respect of their historical context. It requested the authorities to submit a report on this matter by 15 September 1998 for consideration by the twenty-second extraordinary session of the Bureau.
Session: 22nd session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 1998
Sites: Kyiv: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra
Country: Ukraine
The Bureau expressed its satisfaction with the management and presentation proposals for the Stonehenge World Heritage site. It stressed, however, the need for the closure of the road passing close to the monument, foreseen when the site was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1986 and for the completion of a management plan with the minimum delay.
Session: 22nd session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 1998
Sites: Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
After having taken note of the report of the Secretariat, the Bureau invited the Yemeni authorities to prepare an overall management plan in collaboration with the Secretariat. The Bureau also requested the Secretariat to study the impact of the new sewerage project on the architecture and conservation of buildings of the city.
Session: 22nd session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 1998
Sites: Historic Town of Zabid
Country: Yemen
After having taken note of the report of the Secretariat, the Bureau invited the Yemeni authorities to prepare an overall management plan in collaboration with the Centre. The Bureau also requested the Centre to study the possibility of initiating a large-scale rehabilitation programme in co-operation with potential regional and international partners.
Session: 22nd session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 1998
Sites: Old Walled City of Shibam
Country: Yemen
NATURAL HERITAGE Dominica (Technical Co-operation for the Morne Trois Pitons National Park inscription ceremony and Regional Conference on the World Heritage Convention) The Bureau approved US$ 30,000 for the organization of this regional conference. United Republic of Tanzania (Technical Co-operation for a Natural Heritage Workshop for “Kilimanjaro Stakeholders”) The Bureau approved US$ 30,000, subject to the Tanzanian authorities providing information concerning other organizations contributing to the activity and confirming the exact dates of the Workshop. CULTURAL ...
Session: 22nd session of the Bureau (CONF 201)
Year: 1998
Sites: Ancient City of Bosra Angkor Boyana Church Historic Areas of Istanbul Kilimanjaro National Park Morne Trois Pitons National Park National Archeological Park of Tierradentro Sacred City of Kandy
Country: Bulgaria Cambodia Colombia Dominica Sri Lanka Syrian Arab Republic Turkey United Republic of Tanzania