The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, today issued the following statement on the Government of Canadas commitment to ensure the ongoing protection of Wood Buffalo National Park World Heritage Site: The Government of Canada recognizes the Outstanding Universal Value
of Canadas 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Wood Buffalo National Park, and is committed to their ongoing protection.
He also assured the Committee of Bangladesh's full co-operation in ensuring conservation of the outstanding universal value
of the Sundarbans, a prized possession of the nation.
Brought by the Palestinians, the resolution declared Hebron's Old City to be an area of outstanding universal value
Al-Ayyam and al-Hayat al-Jadida said the United Nations cultural agency (UNESCO) is expected to vote on Friday on a resolution declaring Hebronae1/4aos Old City an area of outstanding universal value
The World Heritage Convention was adopted in 1972 and aims to promote cooperation among nations to protect heritage from around the world that has outstanding universal value
and that its conservation is important for current and future generations.
Maclang also called on the public to help them advance in their cause of 'transformative tourism, and care and protection of the park's integrity and its outstanding universal value
To figure on the World Heritage List, nominated properties must be of outstanding universal value
and meet at least one out of 10 selection criteria, according to the UNESCO's official website.
Boundaries should be drawn to include all areas and attributes which are direct tangible expressions of its ' Outstanding Universal Value
Because World Heritage sites must have Outstanding Universal Value
, the report recommends that the World Heritage Committee consider the risk of prospective sites becoming degraded by climate change before they add them to the list.
Its integrity and outstanding universal value
will not be compromised at any stage, the letter assures.
The excavations will also bring together leading national and international experts to provide the basis for the formulation of guidelines for post-earthquake rehabilitation and restoration of these monuments of outstanding universal value
Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida dismissed South Korea's opposition, stressing that the recommendation was based on experts' outstanding universal value