UNESCO; World Heritage Committee; Session 25

date : 2001-12-01
Reference Number : WHC-01/CONF.208/4

Session to informe of the recent decisions taken by the Lebanese Authorities on the tourism marina project and the urban master plan.

American National Committee for Tyre and the International Association

UNESCO; World Heritage Committee; Session 26

date : 2002-08-02
Reference Number : WHC-02/CONF.202.17

“…recommends, within the framework of the World Bank project, the preparation of a comprehensive archaeological map of the entire site of Tyre…”

In the framework of a proposed Cultural Heritage and Urban Development Project, the World Bank commissioned an urban and an archaeological study for the site of Tyre.

UNESCO; World Heritage Committee; Session 27

date : 2003-07-01
Reference Number : WHC-03/27.COM/24

inviting the State Party to strengthen the Urban Master Plan of the city and to halt the construction works on the south side of the Old City of Tyre.

Requests the State Party to halt the construction work of the Institute for Islamic Research on the south side of the Old City of Tyre and within the archaeological zone, and to take all necessary measures for the protection of the entire property.

UNESCO; World Heritage Committee; Session 28

date : 2004-07-01
Reference Number : WHC-04/28.COM/15B

“… regrets that the illegal construction of a building within the archaeological area could not be prevented… and encourages the Lebanese State to establish an archaeological marine reserve…”

Regrets that the illegal construction of a building within the archaeological area of the property could not be prevented; 3. Encourages the State Party to pursue its efforts towards the protection of the property, especially in establishing an archaeological marine reserve, in developing detailed Urban Conservation Plans and in finalizing the complete archaeological map of Tyre; P.73

UNESCO; World Heritage Committee; Session 29

date : 2005-07-01
Reference Number : WHC-05/29.COM/22

“… requests ICOMOS to undertake a reactive monitoring mission in order to assess the impact of the ongoing or planned projects.

Requests ICOMOS, in close consultation with the State Party of Lebanon and the World Heritage Centre, to undertake a reactive monitoring mission to the property in order to assess the impact of foreseen or on-going projects, to determine the overall state of conservation of the property and to submit a report for examination by the Committee at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006).