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The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7B.55, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), 3. Takes note with great satisfaction that the State Party has decided to cancel the urban development of King Faisal Street, and requests, in line with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines, to be informed in advance of any proposals to re-design or re-shape the Faisal Street area, and of any other major project planned; 4. Also requests the State Party to ensure that: a) all future infrastructure and sub-surface ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Ancient City of Damascus
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7B.76, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), 3. Notes the lack of progress in the implementation of the activity concerning the drainage problems and the development of a management plan; 4. Expresses its serious concern about recent works carried out at the site concerning the installation of draining pipes along the main stupa of the Pararpur Vihara and light fittings in its immediate vicinity, which appear to have had a negative impact on the heritage values of the ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
Country: Bangladesh
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 30 COM 7B.61, adopted at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006), 3. Notes with satisfaction that a new ad hoc group of experts for sustainable development has been established and has become operational during 2007; 4. Welcomes the progress achieved through the project entitled "Angkor management plan", in clarifying the challenges facing APSARA for the management and conservation of the property, as well as in defining the actions required to address them satisfactorily; 5. Also welcomes the ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Angkor
Country: Cambodia
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 30 COM 7B.62, adopted at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006), 3. Welcomes the progress made in the development of an updated Plan for the Protection of the Historic and Cultural City (site management plan), as requested at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006); 4. Takes note of the State Party's intention to prepare a proposal for extension of the existing World Heritage property to include the entire historic town of Suzhou, and other historical canal towns within the same geo-cultural area in ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Classical Gardens of Suzhou
Country: China
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7B.69, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), 3. Notes the continued efforts made by the State Party to improve management of the property, and its complete response to the requests made by the World Heritage Committee at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007); 4. Reiterates its requests to the State Party to develop, in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies, a draft Statement of Outstanding Universal Value including the conditions of ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Old Town of Lijiang
Country: China
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Noting with concern that development projects are being implemented or proposed in areas surrounding the buffer zones of the property, which might have a negative impact on its visual integrity, 3. Welcomes the measures taken by the State Party of China to mitigate possible negative impacts of development projects on the visual integrity of the World Heritage property by reducing height limits for construction in sensitive areas surrounding the Guia Hill and the Monte Fortress ; 4. Requests the State Party, ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Historic Centre of Macao
Country: China
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 8B.32,adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), 3. Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2009, three printed and electronic copies of the revised comprehensive conservation management plan, for review by the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Red Fort Complex
Country: India
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7B.81, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), 3. Notes the continuing efforts made by the Hampi World Heritage Area Management Authority (HWHAMA) to improve the management of the property; 4. Notes with concern that the requests by the World Heritage Committee at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007) to implement the recommendations of the January 2007 mission have not yet been fully addressed; 5. Urges the State Party to: a) modify the design and dimensions of the ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Group of Monuments at Hampi
Country: India
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7B.70, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), 3. Expresses its satisfaction regarding the progress made by the State Party in implementing its 2007 recommendations; 4. Urges the State Party to give full consideration to implementing the recommendations of the 2008 joint World Heritage Centre / ICOMOS mission; 5. Reiterates its requests to the State Party to develop, in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies, a draft Statement of Outstanding ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Sangiran Early Man Site
Country: Indonesia
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7B.71, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), 3. Notes the efforts made by the State Party to address the overall preservation and conservation of the property and particularly the successful diversion of the subway; 4. Also notes the progress made in drafting the nomination dossier for the extension of the property to include the Cultural and Historic Axis of Esfahan; 5. Urges the State Party to complete the reduction of the height of the Jahan Nama Commercial Complex ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Meidan Emam, Esfahan
Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7B.72, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), 3. Takes note with satisfaction of the fact that the proposed construction of the Yamato-Kita Road will not impact negatively on the Outstanding Universal Value and integrity of the property; 4. Recommends to the State Party, however, to further develop and establish at the property the appropriate groundwater monitoring systems and risk mitigation plans, in order to be able to prevent any unwanted fluctuation of ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
Country: Japan
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling its Decision 31 COM 7B.73, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), 3. Reiterating its concern that the level of co-ordination and the priority given to protection of the property's Outstanding Universal Value has been insufficient to halt the progressive loss of its fabric and traditions in the face of development pressures, 4. Recognizing the commitment of the State Party to improve the state of conservation of the property, including through recent measures to launch the revision of ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Town of Luang Prabang
Country: Lao People's Democratic Republic
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 30 COM 7B.58, adopted at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006), 3. Notes the action taken by the State Party and its commitment to comply with the requests of the World Heritage Committee; 4. Requests the State Party to continue its work on the development of the integrated management plan, and particularly to: a) draft, in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS, an updated Statement of Outstanding Universal Value, including the conditions of integrity and authenticity; b) ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha
Country: Nepal
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7A.23, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), 3. Notes the efforts made by the State Party to implement the integrated management plan (IMP) completed in June 2007; and encourages its to continue its efforts to increase support for effective and sustainable implementation of the IMP; 4. Requests the State Party to keep the World Heritage Centre informed on the follow-up to the mitigation efforts for the proposed new road in the Pashupati Monument ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Kathmandu Valley
Country: Nepal
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.56, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005), 3. Notes the findings and recommendations made by the 2007 and 2008 UNESCO missions to Galle concerning the port development project in Galle Harbour and the international test cricket stadium in the buffer zone and the general state of conservation of the property; 4. Urges the State Party to: a) remove the intrusive and illegal construction within the cricket stadium as recommended by the mission; b) consider abandoning ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
Country: Sri Lanka
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 8B.30,adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), 3. Notes the actions taken by the State Party in response to six of the seven recommendations made by the World Heritage Committee, and the actions planned for the period 2008-2010; and requests that three printed and electronic copies of the conservation plan be provided for review by the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies; 4. Urges the State Party to complete the formulation of an interpretation and visitor ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Parthian Fortresses of Nisa
Country: Turkmenistan
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7B.74, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), 3. Notes the progress made by the State Party and its commitment to set up a Coordinating Committee for the property; 4. Notes with concern further new and inappropriate development proposals between the Afrosiab and Timurid city for the re-creation of the Timurid city walls, and a new hotel with "historic façades" near the city walls; 5. Urges the State Party to continue the development of the management plan, ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures
Country: Uzbekistan
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 30 COM 7B.80, adopted at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006), 3. Notes that the Law to protect the property as a cultural landscape entered into force in July 2006; 4. Also notes delays in finalizing the management plan while awaiting the outcome of legal challenges; 5. Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2010, a progress report on the implementation of the management plan, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 34th session in ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley
Country: Andorra
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decisions 29 COM 7B.72 and 31 COM 7B.105, adopted at its 29th (Durban, 2005) and 31st (Christchurch, 2007) sessions respectively, 3. Regrets that the State Party did not provide any report on the state of conservation of the property, as requested by the World Heritage Committee; 4. Notes with concern the lack of information on major on-going development projects and reiterates the importance of completing a management plan to ensure the protection of the Outstanding Universal Value of the ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg
Country: Austria
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 28 COM 15B.83, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004), 3. Urges the State Party to: a) halt the construction of the 100 m building of the Vienna Central Train Station project, the height of which would protrude above the trees on one side of the Belvedere Palace Park; b) carry out, in collaboration with the World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS, a comprehensive visual impact assessment of the entire project, fully sensitive to impacts on the Outstanding Universal Value of the ...
Session: 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (32 COM)
Year: 2008
Sites: Historic Centre of Vienna
Country: Austria
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