The Second Meeting on the State of Conservation Report of the “Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor” Joint Compilation Meeting was held by China, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan
According to the resolution of the 42nd session of the UNESCO
World Heritage Committee, for the reviewing at the subsequent
44th session, China, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan shall jointly
submit a State of Conservation (hereinafter as SOC) report on
the "Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-T ianshan
Corridor" to the World Heritage Centre.
On November 9th, 2019, the second joint compilation meeting
on the SoC Report of “Silk Roads: the Routes Network of
Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor” hosted by the Ministry of Culture
and Sports of Kazakhstan was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The
participants of the meeting including Ms. Kumis Seitova, Director
of the Department of Historical and Cultural Heritage, Ministry
of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan, Ms. Aigul Khalafova,
Project Manager of UNESCO Of fice in Almaty, Ms. Assel
Alitanova, Cultural Heritage and Historical Management Specialist
of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan Ms.
Lazzat Beisembayeva, Director of the Scientific Research and
Planning Department of the S tate-owned Enterprise of the
Kazakh Restoration Republic; Mr. Imankulov Dzhumamedel,
Director of the Kyrgyz Scientific Research and Design Institute
of the Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism of Kyrgyzstan;
Ms. Zulaika Bektemirova, Representative of Kyrgyz Institute
of Scientific Research and Design, Ministry of Culture,Information and Tourism of Kyrgyzstan; Ms. Bai Jing, E ngineer of
China Cultural Heritage Research Institute; Ms. Liu Yisi, Deputy
Director of IICC-X, Ms. Zhang Jingqiu, Deputy Director of Communication
Training Department, and related expert representatives.
At the meeting, the delegates heard recent years’ SoC Report of “Silk
Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor” from the
three State Parties. In the afternoon session, chaired by Zhang
Jingqiu, the representative of IICC-X and the three countries working
group discussed in detail the issues such as the compilation an d
summary of the joint Soc Report. Participants noted the great p rogress
made by the three countries' working groups in conservation
management and coordination, and praised major contents of the
joint report. At the same time, suggestions were also made on some
of the contents of the report.
After the meeting, the agreement on the form and content of the joint
report was reached, and a meeting resolution was formed:
1. The meeting decided to adopt the final version of the joint SOC
Report of the "Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan
Corridor" of China, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
2. As of November 15th , the State Parties shall submit the revise d final
version of the report to the Secretariat of the W orking Group, namely
3. The format of the joint report will be organized by IICC-X.
4. In order to submit a joint report to the World Heritage Center, China,
Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan should formally draft letters of authorization
to the IICC-X and agree that the IICC-X
should submit the joint SoC Report on the "Silk Roads: the Rout es Network
of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor" on behalf of the three State Parties.