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What does WHC stand for?

WHC stands for World Heritage Committee

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Culture Minister Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa, former chairperson of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, launched the book on June 23, 2100 at the Paris-based UNESCO.
The decision of the World Heritage Committee was a historic moment for the Philippines," Ambassador Cristina Ortega, a permanent delegate to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) said in a TV interview.
It intends asking its World Heritage Committee to request the Government to put a stop to the development until its potential impact has been assessed.
Citing the findings of a mission to the world's largest living structure in March, United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) recommended that "in the absence of substantial progress" its World Heritage Committee consider listing the site as "at risk" in February next year.
She said the decision taken by the World Heritage Committee in its 33rd Session (Seville, 2009) with respect to non-inscription of extension of archaeological Ruins at Mohenjo-Daro, to include Mehrgarh, Rehman Dried and Harrapa as an extension to the Indus Valley civilization is purely on technical reason.
The Unesco's world heritage committee said the submitted documents didn't carry a list of the Vaishnavite monasteries called " sattras ", some built during the time of Assam's 16th- century saint- philosopher Shankardev, which were singular and needed to be protected.