JAJCE, Bosnia (April 25,2008) – UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre confirmed that all the technical criteria necessary within the nomination file for enlisting the Bosnian town of Jajce to the World Heritage List have been fulfilled, the Bosnian State Commission to Preserve National Monuments has announced.This enabled successful completion of the first phase of the activities for enlisting of the Jajce historical core to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Jajce was the capital of the medieval Bosnian Kingdom.The medieval Bosnian royal town was the residence of the Bosnian Kings during the 15th century. The Bosnian King Stjepan Tomasevic was crowned in Jajce in 1461.
The first initiative for listing Jajce to the UNESCO World Heritage List originates form the year of 1979. The initiative was revived in 2005 and on February 1 2007, the Nomination File has been submitted to the UNESCO headquarters in Paris,France, in November 2007.