2. Policies Regarding CREDIBILITY of the World Heritage List
2.6. Comparative studies

Decision of the World Heritage Committee 7 EXT.COM 4A



7. "[The World Heritage Committee] decides that comparative analyses by States Parties as part of the nomination dossier shall be undertaken in relation to similar properties, whether or not on the World Heritage List, both at the national and international levels."

Date year: 2004
Associated terms: Niveau international
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Code: 7 EXT.COM 4A

The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined Document WHC-04/7 EXT.COM/4 A,
  2. Also noting the oral presentation by the Chairperson of its 27th session (UNESCO, 2003), I. TENTATIVE LISTS
  3. Reminds the States Parties to the Convention about the need to continue submitting their Tentative Lists in accordance with Article 11.1 of the Convention and the corresponding provisions of the Operational Guidelines ;
  4. Requests the Director of the World Heritage Centre, in consultation with the State Parties concerned, to continue updating its records on the basis of the Tentative Lists received – in particular, by removing from its records properties already inscribed in the World Heritage List and nominations which were rejected;
  5. Also requests the Director of the World Heritage Centre to set up an electronic database reflecting any change in the Tentative Lists, and to report on this matter at its 31st session (2007);

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