UNESCO: Newly inscribed cultural sites, in alphabetical order are:
Al-Ahsa Oasis, an evolving Cultural Landscape (Saudi Arabia)
Ancient City of Qalhat (Oman)
Caliphate City of Medina Azahara (Spain)
Göbekli Tepe (Turkey)
Naumburg Cathedral (Germany)
Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea (Republic of Korea)
Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region (Islamic Republic of Iran)
Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains (South Africa)
Pimachiowin Aki (Canada)
Bikin River Valley (Russian Federation)
Also during the session, the Committee decided to inscribe Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System(Belize) from that list of properties whose outstanding universal value is under threat.
A side event, during the session showcased UNESCO’s Revive the Spirit of Mosul initiative launched in February to rebuild and give new life to the second largest city in Iraq, much of which was destroyed between 2014 and 2017.