Monuments&Sites XVI - What is OUV? Defining the Outstanding Universal Value of Cultural World Heritage Properties

m a_s_16An ICOMOS study compiled by Jukka Jokilehto,

with contributions from Christina Cameron, Michel Parent and Michael Petzet

Berlin: Hendrik Bäßler Verlag, 2008. 111 p.

ISBN: 978-3-930388-51-6

20 euros (ICOMOS Members) - 25 euros (non members)

 

 

Summary / Sommaire

 

Following on from and completing the volume Monuments and Sites XII “The World Heritage List, Filling the Gaps – an Action Plan for the Future”, published in 2005, this new volume takes a comprehensive look back at the work done among other by ICOMOS since 1976 as an advisory body to the World Heritage Committee in relation to the criteria for the outstanding universal value (OUV) required by the Convention as a precondition for the inscription on the World Heritage List. It contains chapters on: the development of the OUV concept; characteristics of the OUV criteria i.) – vii.) and their justification; different aspects of using the criteria; other requirements for inscription; reasons for non-inscription; as well as conclusions and recommendations and a series of annexes, some  of which represent previously unpublished material.  

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Après le volume Monuments et Sites XII « Liste du patrimoine mondial, Combler les lacunes – Un plan d’action pour l’avenir », publié en 2005, ce nouveau volume jette un regard exhaustif sur le travail réalisé entre autres par l’ICOMOS depuis 1976 en tant qu’organisation consultative du Comité du patrimoine mondial par rapport aux critères de valeur universelle exceptionnelle requis par la Convention à titre de condition préalable à l’inscription sur la Liste du Patrimoine mondial. Il comporte des chapitres sur le développement du concept de valeur universelle exceptionnelle, les caractéristiques des critères de valeur universelle exceptionnelle i.) – vii.) et leur justification, les différents aspects d’utilisation des critères, les autres exigences pour l’inscription, les motifs de non inscription, ainsi que des conclusions et des recommandations et une série d’annexes, dont certaines présentent des documents non publiés précédemment.  

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Contents

  • I. Introduction
  • II. What is Outstanding Universal Value (OUV)?
    1. The UNESCO Convention
    2. UNESCO Expert Meeting, 1976
    3. First Definitions of OUV by the Committee
    4. Report by Michel Parent, 1979
    5. Global Strategy Meeting in Amsterdam, 1998
    6. Operational Guidelines, 2005
    7. Kazan Meeting on OUV, 2005
    8. Terminological Considerations
  • III. Justification of the WH Criteria
    • Thematic Framework
    1. Criterion (i) (Masterpiece)
    2. Criterion (ii) (Values/Influences)
    3. Criterion (iii) (Testimony)
    4. Criterion (iv) (Typology)
    5. Criterion (v) (Land-Use)
    6. Criterion (vi) (Associations)
    7. Criterion (vii) (Natural Beauty)
  • IV. Use of the Criteria
    1. Criteria as Applied per Property
    2. Evolving Application of Criteria
    3. Discrepancies in the Evaluation Process
    4. Application of One Sole Criterion
  • V. Other Requirements for Inscription
    • Authenticity
    • Integrity
  • VI. Reasons for Non-Inscription
  • VII. Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Annexes
    • Annex 1 A: UNESCO Meeting in Morges (1976)
    • Annex 1 B: ICCROM on OUV (1976)
    • Annex 1 C: ICOMOS on World Heritage Criteria (1976)
    • Annex 1 D: Michel Parent, Report on WH Criteria (1979)
    • Annex 1 E: World Heritage Expert Meeting, Amsterdam (1998)
    • Annex 1 F: World Heritage Expert Meeting, Kazan (2005)
    • Annex 1 G: Christina Cameron, Keynote Paper in Kazan (2005)
    • Annex 2 A: Changes to World Heritage Criteria in different versions of the Operational Guidelines
    • Annex 2 B: Compendium of World Heritage Sites and Criteria
    • Annex 3 A: Brief Descriptions of Sites inscribed in 2005–2007
    • Annex 3 B: Index of World Heritage Cultural and Mixed Properties

Monuments&Sites XVII - Historical polar bases - preservation and management

 

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Compiled and edited for the International Polar Heritage Committee
of ICOMOS by:
Susan Barr, President of IPHC and Paul Chaplin, Secretary General IPHC
2008
96 pages To order / Pour commander / para comprarlo


Contents

Susan Barr - Introduction

Susan Barr - Management of IPY stations in the Norwegian Arctic

Cornelia Lüdecke - German Meteorological Stations in northwest Svalbard

Johan Mattsson and Anne-Cathrine Flyen - Bio-deterioration in buildings in Svalbard

Robert A. Blanchette - Northumberland House, Fort Conger and the Peary Huts in the Canadian High Arctic: current conditions and assessment of wood deterioration taking place

Ricardo Roura - Antarctic Research stations: Environmental and cultural heritage perspectives 1983-2008

Michael Morrison -Observations on standards of management and maintenance

Roberta Farrell and Shona Duncan - Scientific Evaluation of Deterioration of Historic Huts of Ross Island, Antarctica

John Greenwood and Megan Absolon - Challenges of Conservation in the Antarctic

Adam Wild - Minus six degrees of separation (Ross Sea restoration project)
Brett E. Arenz and Robert A. Blanchette - East Base, SOS: Assessment of deterioration and recommendations for conserving this important Antarctic historic site
Ruben Stehberg, Michael Pearson, Andrés Zarankín, Ximena Senatore, Carolina Gatica - Protection and preservation of the oldest sites of the Antarctic: the case of Fildes Peninsula and Byers Peninsula in the South Shetland Islands

Paul Chaplin - Pole to Pole: video-telephone discussion between Scott Base,
Antarctica and the IPHC conference in Barrow, Alaska

Monuments&Sites XVIII - From astronomical observatories to modern astrophysics

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Proceedings of the International ICOMOS Symposium in Hamburg, October 14-17, 2008

Edited by Gudrun Wolfschmidt

Berlin, ICOMOS-Hendrik Bäßler-Verlag, 2009. 378 p.

ISBN: 978-3-930388-53-0


To order, send an e-mail to: documentation(at)icomos.org

Monuments&Sites XIX - The giant Buddhas of Bamiyan: Safeguarding the remains

 

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Edited by Michael Petzet

Monuments and Sites series, No. XIX. Berlin, ICOMOS-Hendrik Bäßler, 2009. 280 p.

ISBN: 978-3-930388-55-4

 

To order, send an e-mail to : documentation(at)icomos.org

Monumentos Brasileiros no patrimonio mundial

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Revista do ICOMOS-Brasil
2000

321 pages Out of Stock / Epuisé / Agotado


SUMARIO / SUMARY / SUMARIE
Introduçao / Introduction / Introduction
MARIA ADRIANA ALMEIDA COUTO DE CASTRO

Prefacio / Preface / Foreword

Historia e Patrimônio
History and Heritage
Histoire et Patrimoine
SUZANNA DO AMIRAL CRUZ SAMPAIO

- I Ouro Preto
Configuraçào Urbanistica e Intencionalidade do Barroco
Urban Configuration and the Baroque Intention
La configuration urbanistique d'Ouro Preto et l'intention du Barroque
JUREMA MACHADO DE SOUSA

- II Olinda
Harmonia do Patrimônio Cuttural com a Natureza
The Harmony of Cuttural Heritage and Landscape
L'Harmonie de L'Heritage et la Nature Olinda
AUGUSTO CARLOS DA SILVA TELLES

- III Sao Miguel Das Missoes
Significados da Escuttura Missioneira
The Meanings of the"Missionero "Sculpture"
Les Significations de la Sculpture "Missionero"
NESTOR TORELLY MARTINS

- IV Salvador
A Bahia resgata a memoria colonial da primeira capital do Brasil
Bahia restaures colonial memorial of Brazil's first Capital
Bahia récupère la mémoire de la première capitale du Brésil
MARIA ADRIANA ALMEIDA COUTO DE CASTRO

- V Congonhas Do Campo
O Sacro Monte de Congonhas e Aleijadinho
The "Sacro Monte" at Congonhas and Alejadinho
Le "Sacro Monte" de Congonhas et Aleijadinho
MYRIAM ANDRADE RIBEIRO DE OLIVEIRA

- VI Parque Nacional Do Iguaçu
Iguaçu: a agua Grande
Iguaçu: The Great Waters Iguaçu
Iguaçu: L'eau grande
CARLOS FERNANDO DE MOURA DELPHIM

- VII Brasilia
Brasilia Revisitada
Brasilia Revisited
Brasilia Revisitée
ITALO CAMPOFIORITO

- VIII Parque Nacional Serra Da Capivara
Preservaçào: Uma Nova Estratégia de Desenvolvimento
Protection: A New Strategy for Development
Conservation: Une Nouvelle Stratégie de Développement
ANNE-MARIE PESSIS

- IX Sao Luis
Cidade dos Azulejos
The "Blue-TylesCrty"
La Ville en "Faïence Bleu"
LUIS PHELIPE DE CARVALHO CASTRO ANDRÉS

- X Arraial do Tijuco: Cidade Diamantina
Patrimônio Cultural Brasileiro
The Tijuco Village: the "DIAMONDS CITY", Brazilian Cultural Heritage
Le Hameau du Tijuco: "LA VILLE AUX DIAMANTS" Patrimoine Culturel Brésilien
LUIS GONZAGA TEIXEIRA
- XI Goias. Em Processo De Avaliaçao
A Cidade Umbilical
Umbilical City
La Ville Umbilicale
NASR NAGIB FAYAD CHAUL

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