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World Heritage 31 COM
Distribution Limited WHC-07/31.COM/INF.24
Paris, 20 December 2007
Original: English/French
UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION
CONVENTION CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF THE WORLD CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE
World Heritage Committee
Thirty-First Session

Christchurch, New Zealand
23 June – 2 July 2007



DRAFT SUMMARY RECORD

PROJET DE RESUME DES INTERVENTIONS




Sunday, 23 June 2007 (afternoon)


OPENING CEREMONY

03.00 p.m – 06.50 p.m

ITEM 1 OPENING OF THE SESSION

The 31st session of the World Heritage Committee was opened by Tumu te Heuheu, Chairman of the World Heritage Committee. A traditional Powhiri welcome celebration took place at the Christchurch Town Hall auditorium to open the session in the presence of, among others, the Governor General of New Zealand, Anand Satyanand; the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Helen Clark; Deputy Director-General of UNESCO, Marcio Barbosa, who represented Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura; the Chairman of UNESCO’s Executive Board, Zhang Xinsheng, alongside the representative of the 21 States that make up the World Heritage Committee: Benin, Canada, Chile, Cuba, India, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lithuania, Madagascar, Mauritius, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Spain, Republic of Korea, Tunisia and the United States of America. A full list of participants is included in Annex I to this document.
The following States Parties to the World Heritage Convention which are not members of the Committee were represented as observers: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Federated States of Micronesia, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Gabon, Germany, Greece, Holy-See, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kiribati, Latvia, Malaysia, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Togo, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Representatives of the Advisory Bodies to the Committee, namely the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and the World Conservation Union (IUCN) also attended the session.
Statements were made by the personalities attending the opening session, a summary of which follows below. The full text of each statement is reproduced at the following Web address:  HYPERLINK "http://whc.unesco.org/archive/2007" http://whc.unesco.org/archive/2007. (Note: this web address is password-protected until the documents are made available to the public.)
Rick Tau, Respected Elder of the Ngai Tahu tribe of South Island (New Zealand) welcomed the participants, notably those of the Northern Hemisphere, “to the winter of the Southern Hemisphere, winter being a season of planning” and exhorted them “to open the doors to knowledge and thought… so that the results of the meetings be acceptable in terms of brotherhood… and so that we may follow in the footsteps of our ancestors who left us the landscapes that we know.”
Te Kananawa Pitiroi, a Respected Elder of the Ngati Tuwharetoa tribe of the central North Island, also spoke in Maori and exhorted participants to “remember that the pristineness that remains here is worth preserving”.
Parekura Horomia, Maori Affairs Minister and Associate Minister of Education, also used Maori in his welcome address and urged participants to let the spirit of the language permeate them.
He was followed by Garry Moore, Mayor of Christchurch, who welcomed the participants of the 31st session of the Committee and introduced them to the heritage of Christchurch.
The Governor-General of New Zealand, Anand Satyanand, then spoke of the need to protect world heritage sites in the face of serious challenges including “climate change, depleting fisheries and water resources, declining ecosystems and a host of other problems”. He pointed out that while the Pacific Region covers one third of the globe, it is underrepresented on the World Heritage L