36th session of the World Heritage Committee

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Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg

The World Heritage Committee will meet for its 36th session in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation.
The Committee is responsible for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, defines the use of the World Heritage Fund and allocates financial assistance upon requests from States Parties. It has the final say on whether a property is inscribed on the World Heritage List. The Committee can also defer its decision and request further information on properties from the States Parties. It examines reports on the state of conservation of inscribed properties and asks States Parties to take action when properties are not being properly managed. It also decides on the inscription or deletion of properties on the List of World Heritage in Danger.


Type of Event Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting
Start 24.06.2012 07:00 local time
End 06.07.2012 18:00 local time
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Focal point Rossler, Mechtild
Country Russian Federation
City Saint Petersburg
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian
Estimated number of participants
Official Website World Heritage Website
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