CONF 003 V.13
Iguazu National Park (Argentina) and Iguacu National Park (Brazil)
The Bureau recalled that the Committee, at its last session, had noted that eight helicopters simultaneously overflew the waterfall area and that local conservation groups opposed the use of the ...
Sites: Iguaçu National Park Iguazu National Park
Country: Argentina Brazil
CONF 003 V.14
Wet Tropics of Queensland (Australia)
The Bureau noted that, as requested by the Committee at the time of the inscription of this property on the World Heritage List in 1988, IUCN had undertaken a mission to the site. The Bureau ...
Sites: Wet Tropics of Queensland
CONF 003 V.15
Srebarna Biosphere Reserve (Bulgaria)
The Bureau recalled that the Committee, at its last session, recommended that the Bulgarian authorities nominate this site for inclusion on the List of World Heritage in Danger because this small ...
Sites: Srebarna Nature Reserve
CONF 003 V.16
Dinosaur Provincial Park (Canada)
The Bureau was in agreement with the proposal of the Canadian authorities to delete 423 hectares, where petroleum and natural gas exploration will take place, and add 2,133 hectares of ...
Sites: Dinosaur Provincial Park
CONF 003 V.17
Wood Buffalo National Park (Canada)
The Bureau was informed of progress achieved by the Canadian authorities in addressing threats to the conservation of this, Ripe site. The Bureau congratulated the Canadian authorities for the ...
Sites: Wood Buffalo National Park
CONF 003 V.18
Manovo-Gounda Saint Floris National Park (Central African Republic)
The Bureau recalled that when this site was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1988, several members of the Committee had registered their reservations as to its state of conservation and ...
Sites: Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
Country: Central African Republic
CONF 003 V.19
Talamanca-La Amistad National Park (Costa Rica/Panama)
The Bureau commended the Panamanian authorities for preventing 59,000 hectares of La Amistad National Park being released for oil exploration. The Bureau noted that the Costa Rican authorities ...
Sites: Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Country: Costa Rica Panama
CONF 003 V.20
Plitvice Lake National Park (Republic of Croatia)
The Bureau noted that the Croatian authorities have officially informed UNESCO that they will abide by the obligations of the World Heritage Convention and requested that a joint UNESCO/IUCN ...
Sites: Plitvice Lakes National Park
CONF 003 V.21
Sangay National Park (Ecuador)
The Bureau was satisfied to note that the Sub-Secretario Forestal y Recursos Naturales y Renovables which is responsible for the management of this site has been successful in halting a proposed ...
Sites: Sangay National Park
CONF 003 V.22
Galapagos National Park (Ecuador)
The Bureau was informed that the employees of this World Heritage site recently staged a four-week strike demanding higher salaries and other improvements of their working conditions. The Bureau ...
Sites: Galápagos Islands
CONF 003 V.23
Simien National Park (Ethiopia)
The Bureau noted with satisfaction that the Ethiopian authorities have submitted a rehabilitation project for this site. This project is now being implemented with US$50,000 approved by the World ...
Sites: Simien National Park
CONF 003 V.24
Mt. Nimba Nature Reserve (Guinea/Cote d'Ivoire)
The Bureau recalled that the Committee at its last session concluded that the reduction in the size of this site proposed by the Government of Guinea in order to exclude areas that would be ...
Sites: Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Country: Côte d'Ivoire Guinea
CONF 003 V.25
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (India)
The World Heritage Centre informed the Bureau that the damage caused by the invasion of this Sanctuary by militants from the Bodo tribe in Assam, India, was estimated to be about 50 million ...
Sites: Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
CONF 003 V.26
Air-Tenere National Nature Reserve (Niger)
The Bureau expressed concerns that the region in which this site, inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1991, is situated has recently been affected by armed unrest. The Bureau was informed ...
Sites: Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves
CONF 003 V.27
Mt. Athos (Greece)
The Bureau was informed by the representative of IUCN that the vegetation cover in this mixed site has been destroyed and could have adverse impacts on the landscape in the area. The Bureau ...
Sites: Mount Athos
CONF 003 V.28
Niokola-Koba National Park (Senegal)
The Bureau recalled that an environmental impact study had found that the construction of a road through this National Park was preferable to the alternative of routing the road along the ...
Sites: Niokolo-Koba National Park
CONF 003 V.29
The Bureau was pleased to note that the English version of the "Preservation and Management Plan" for this mixed site, prepared with financial assistance from the World Heritage Fund, has been ...
CONF 003 V.30
Durmitor National Park (Montenegro, Yugoslavia)
The Bureau noted that the authorities responsible for the management of this site had submitted to the Secretariat several reports on the potential impacts of the proposed hydroelectric dam ...
Sites: Durmitor National Park
CONF 003 V.31
Garamba National Park (Zaire)
The Bureau was happy to note that the rhinoceros population in the Park has now increased to 32 individuals due to an increase in the budget and personnel and that the state of conservation of ...
Sites: Garamba National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
CONF 003 V.32-33
Mosi-oa-Tunya/Victoria Falls (Zambia/Zimbabwe)
32. The Bureau noted that a proposal to construct a dam across the Batoka Gorge could flood some parts of this transfrontier World Heritage site and that the World Heritage Centre has informed ...
Sites: Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls
Country: Zambia Zimbabwe