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THE MEETING OF EXPERTS OF THE COORDINATION COMMITTEE “THE SILK ROAD SITES FOR SERIAL AND TRANSNATIONAL UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE NOMINATION”

A one-day meeting of the expert group of the Coordination Committee on serial and transnational nominations of the Silk Road sites to UNESCO World Heritage List took place in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) in accordance with the results of Ashgabat Agreement (May, sildenafil 2011). Scientific seminar was organized by UNESCO Uzbekistan office and the International Institute for Central Asian Studies in Samarkand (IICAS). It was attended by representatives of scientific and cultural institutions of Japan, China, Belgium, as well as by regional experts from Central Asian countries. The establishment of a general framework for “Silk Road” World Heritage sites on the basis of new guidelines for serial transboundary nominations (Ittingen, Switzerland, February, 2010) was discussed among other important tasks. Priority corridors for the first stage of nomination process between Central Asian countries and China were examined and approved during the meeting with the account for possibilities of different transnational corridors considered by the Coordination Committee. The decision was made to take appropriate measures to revitalize the activity of the Expert group of Central Asian countries and China, to expand the cooperation with International Council on Monuments and Sites ICOMOS in Xi’an which fulfills the functions of the Secretariat of the Coordination Committee.