CONF 201 V.A.1
State of conservation
The Bureau reviewed state of conservation reports on thirteen of the fifteen natural World Heritage sites inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger. The Bureau was informed that no new ...
Sites: Everglades National Park Yellowstone National Park
Country: United States of America
CONF 201 V.A.2
Srebarna Nature Reserve (Bulgaria)
The Bureau recalled that the Committee, at its nineteenth session (Berlin, 1995), had requested the Bulgarian authorities to submit, in 1998, a status report on measures taken to mitigate threats ...
Sites: Srebarna Nature Reserve
CONF 201 V.A.3
Manovo-Gounda-St.Floris National Park (Central African Republic (CAR))
The Bureau recalled that the Committee, at its last session, was seriously concerned about the uncontrolled poaching by armed groups which had resulted in the death of four members of the Park ...
Sites: Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
Country: Central African Republic
CONF 201 V.A.4
World Heritage Sites of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
Virunga National Park, Garamba National Park, Kahuzi Biega National Park, Okapi Faunal Reserve The Bureau recalled that the four sites under consideration were declared as World Heritage in ...
Sites: Garamba National Park Kahuzi-Biega National Park Okapi Wildlife Reserve Virunga National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
CONF 201 V.A.5
Sangay National Park (Ecuador)
The Bureau noted that at its last session, the Committee was informed that colonisation and small-scale mining activities had been stopped, a new management plan was nearing finalisation and that ...
Sites: Sangay National Park
CONF 201 V.A.6
Simen National Park (Ethiopia)
The Bureau recalled that the Regional authorities in Bahir Dar, where Simen National Park is located, had expressed their disagreement with the decision of the Committee, taken at its twentieth ...
Sites: Simien National Park
CONF 201 V.A.7
Mount Nimba Nature Reserve (Guinea/Côte d’ Ivoire)
The Bureau recalled that the Committee, at its last session, had requested the State Party (Guinea) and the Centre to contact the relevant mining companies, which foresee exploiting an iron-ore ...
Sites: Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Country: Côte d'Ivoire Guinea
CONF 201 V.A.8
Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (Honduras)
The Bureau recalled that the Committee included this site in the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1996, and requested the State Party to implement the eleven-point corrective action plan that ...
Sites: Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
CONF 201 V.A.9
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (India)
The Bureau recalled the fact that the Committee, at its last session, had noted that the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) of India and the State Government of Assam had begun ...
Sites: Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
CONF 201 V.A.10
Air et Ténéré Natural Reserves (Niger)
The Bureau recalled that the Committee at its twentieth (Merida, 1996) and twenty-first (Naples, 1997) sessions approved a mission to this site to: evaluate the state of conservation of the site; ...
Sites: Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves
CONF 201 V.A.11
Ichkeul National Park (Tunisia)
The Bureau recalled that the Committee inscribed Ichkeul on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1996 and requested the Tunisian authorities to provide a programme of corrective measures to ...
Sites: Ichkeul National Park
CONF 201 V.A.13
The Bureau welcomed the progress made in the implementation of the corrective measures at Butrinti and the start of the process that should lead to the adoption of a management plan for the site. ...
CONF 201 V.A.14
The Bureau expressed its appreciation for the report of the Secretariat and for the continued efforts of UNESCO in mobilising international co-operation for the protection, preservation and ...
CONF 201 V.A.15
Old City of Dubrovnik (Croatia)
The Secretariat informed the Bureau that the Croatian authorities had submitted a substantive report on the state of conservation of Dubrovnik requesting the Committee to delete the Old City of ...
Sites: Old City of Dubrovnik
CONF 201 V.A.16
Bahla Fort (Oman)
Having taken note of the report of the Secretariat concerning the situation at the Bahla Fort, the Bureau thanked the Omani authorities for their effort in safeguarding the site. However, ...
Sites: Bahla Fort
CONF 201 V.A.17
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (Peru)
The Bureau commended the Government of Peru for its initiative to prepare a management plan for the Chan Chan Archaeological Zone. It requested the Government to submit a second report on the ...
Sites: Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
CONF 201 V.B.18
Great Barrier Reef (Australia)
The Bureau, at its twenty-first extraordinary session in November 1997, requested that the Australian authorities provide specific information on the results of the financial review of the Great ...
Sites: Great Barrier Reef
CONF 201 V.B.19
Shark Bay, Western Australia (Australia)
The Observer of Australia informed the Bureau that the granting of a petroleum exploration permit, on 29 November 1996, by the State Government of West Australia was brought to the attention of ...
Sites: Shark Bay, Western Australia
CONF 201 V.B.20
Wet Tropics of Queensland (Australia)
The Observer of Australia informed the Bureau that based on the concern that clearing may have occurred within the World Heritage property, the Commonwealth Minister for the Environment appointed ...
Sites: Wet Tropics of Queensland
CONF 201 V.B.21
Iguacu National Park (Brazil)
The Bureau recalled that at its twenty-first ordinary session it requested the Brazilian authorities to close the 18km road traversing the Park that had been illegally re-opened by local people. ...
Sites: Iguaçu National Park