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Source: United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
8 March 2012



Brunei Darassalam and Palestine ratify the World Heritage Convention
Thursday, March 8, 2012
On 12 August 2011, the Government of Brunei Darassalam and on 8 December 2011, the Government of Palestine officially deposited with the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, their instruments of ratification, becoming the 188th and 189th State Parties to adopt the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage.

The World Heritage Convention entered into force for Brunei Darassalam on 12 November 2011, and on 8 March 2012 for Palestine.

Properties submitted on the Tentative List (12)
Birthplace of Jesus Church of Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route (2012)
Ancient Jericho: Tell es-Sultan (2012)
Old town of Hebron al-Khalil & its environs (2012)
Mount Gerizim and the Samaritans (2012)
QUMRAN: Caves and Monastery of the Dead Sea Scrolls (2012)
El-Bariyah: wilderness with monasteries (2012)
Old Town of Nablus and its environs (2012)
Tell Umm Amer (2012)
Sebastia (2012)
Anthedon Harbour (2012)
Umm Al-Rihan forest (2012)
Wadi Gaza Coastal Wetlands (2012)



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