Romania | Resumption of WH nomination process puts hold on large mine project

Romania will resume the procedure for listing the Rosia Montana site in the list of UNESCO World Heritage, culture minister Bogdan Gheorghiu announced on January 31.

“Following the analysis and consultations, we decided that the procedure of listing the Roşia Montană site in the list of UNESCO World Heritage should be resumed. The notification will be filed today [January 31], thus allowing us to have the case discussed in this summer's meeting of the World Heritage Committee in China,” Gheorghiu said, quoted by

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