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Strengthening World Heritage Protection in the Pacific: Lessons from Solomon Islands

  • Stephanie Clair Price
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Part of the Palgrave Series in Asia and Pacific Studies book series (PSAPS)

Abstract

Drawing upon findings in previous chapters, this chapter identifies key lessons from Solomon Islands’ experience and the Pacific more broadly. They concern the involvement of Pacific Island States in the World Heritage Convention regime, the nomination of Pacific sites, and the protection of Pacific World Heritage. The chapter also discusses some options that could be implemented within the ambit of the Convention regime, which could potentially strengthen the protection of World Heritage in the region. A key theme of the chapter is the need to better harmonize international, national, and local perspectives on World Heritage conservation. In addition, the integral role that local communities play in the protection of East Rennell under both customary and State law must be acknowledged.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephanie Clair Price
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  1. 1.University of Western AustraliaCrawleyAustralia

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