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News from UNESCO

The candidacy of the Cordouan lighthouse for its inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List will be examined in June/July 2021 in FUZHOU (China).

In light of the developments in the world related to pandemic COVID-19, it was decided that the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, initially scheduled for 29 June – 9 July 2020 would be postponed to a later date.

At its 14th extraordinary session, held online on 2 November 2020, the World Heritage Committee has decided to hold an extended 44th session in June/July 2021 in Fuzhou, China. The exact dates will be determined at a later stage by the Chairperson of the Committee in consultation with the Secretariat.

Please note that the dates of the dispatches of statutory documents for the 44th session will be established, in accordance with the Rules of Procedure, once the exact dates of the 44th session of the Committee are fixed.

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