Albania

UNESCO Approves Resolution Demanding Suspension of Gjirokaster Bypass Project;  Alice Taylor; Exit

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The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has formally requested that the Albanian government “urgently” halt all work on the Gjirokaster Bypass until a mission has assessed the impact of the project on the value of the city as a World Heritage Site. A draft resolution was published by UNESCO last week. It spoke of the “very worrying situation” in Gjirokaster as the bypass appears to already be under construction.

Source: UNESCO Approves Resolution Demanding Suspension of Gjirokaster Bypass Project – Exit – Explaining Albania

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