The nomination of the “Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan” has been submitted to UNESCO.
The nomination of the Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group was approved by the Cabinet of Japan on 19 January 2018, and a nomination dossier was submitted to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre by 1 February.
Around September 2018: ICOMOS* on-site technical evaluation mission
Around May 2019: Recommendation by ICOMOS after evaluation of the nomination
Summer 2019: Examination of the inscription of the nominated property at the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee
*International Council on Monuments and Sites: an advisory body to UNESCO