(this text is the introduction to the printed volume of 2013 ICOMOS Evaluations of nominations of mixted and cultural properties  to the World Heritage List, presented to the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee, Phnom Penh, June 2013)

In 2013, ICOMOS was called on to evaluate 41 nominations.

They consisted of:
21 new nominations
4 referred back nominations
2 deferred nominations
2 extensions
12 minor modifications/creations of buffer zone

The geographical spread is as follows:

Europe and North America
Total: 22 nominations, 13 countries

11 new nominations
2 referred back
1 deferred
7 minor modifications/creations of buffer zone
 (19 cultural properties, 3 mixed properties)

Latin America and the Caribbean
Total: 0

Arab States
Total: 2 nominations, 2 countries

1 referred back
1 minor modification/creation of buffer zone
(2 cultural properties)

Africa
Total: 4 nominations, 4 countries

3 new nominations
1 extension
(2 cultural properties, 2 mixed properties)

Asia-Pacific
Total: 13 nominations, 10 countries

7 new nominations
1 referred back
1 deferred
4 minor modifications/creations of buffer zone
 (13 cultural properties)

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