CONF 204 IV.A.1
State of conservation
The Bureau noted that state of conservation reports of three of the fifteen natural heritage properties inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger, namely Srebarna Nature Reserve ...
Sites: Everglades National Park Srebarna Nature Reserve Yellowstone National Park
Country: Bulgaria United States of America
CONF 204 IV.A.2
Manovo-Gounda-St.Floris National Park (Central African Republic (CAR))
The Bureau recalled that uncontrolled poaching by armed groups had led to the death of four members of the Park staff in 1997, decimated more than 80% of the Park's wildlife populations and ...
Sites: Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
Country: Central African Republic
CONF 204 IV.A.3
Garamba National Park; Kahuzi Biega National Park; Okapi Faunal Reserve; Virunga National Park (Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
The Committee and the Bureau have expressed serious concerns with regard to the state of conservation of these four sites at their annual sessions as the eastern parts of the country have become ...
Sites: Garamba National Park Kahuzi-Biega National Park Okapi Wildlife Reserve Virunga National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
CONF 204 IV.A.4
Sangay National Park (Ecuador)
The Bureau recalled that the Committee, at its last session (Kyoto, 1998) was informed that the construction of the Guamote-Macos road was the main threat to this Park and an EIA had not been ...
Sites: Sangay National Park
CONF 204 IV.A.5
Simen National Park (Ethiopia)
The Bureau recalled that the regional authorities in Bahir Dar, where this site is located, disagreed with the Committee’s decision to include this site in the List of World Heritage in ...
Sites: Simien National Park
CONF 204 IV.A.6
Mount Nimba Nature Reserve (Guinea/Côte d’Ivoire)
The Bureau recalled that the Committee, at its last session (Kyoto, 1998), had observed that despite a 2-3 year effort, the establishment of a foundation or a trust fund for the conservation of ...
Sites: Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Country: Côte d'Ivoire Guinea
CONF 204 IV.A.7
Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (Honduras)
The Committee, at its last session (Kyoto, 1998), had recalled that the State Party is in the process of implementing an eleven-point corrective action plan for this site since 1996. A management ...
Sites: Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
CONF 204 IV.A.8
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (India)
The Bureau recalled that the Committee, at its last session (Kyoto, 1998), had learnt that the implementation of the rehabilitation plan was progressing satisfactorily. The Committee also learned ...
Sites: Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
CONF 204 IV.A.9
Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves (Niger)
The Bureau recalled that the Committee had recommended (Naples, 1997), a mission to this site to evaluate the state of conservation and to determine whether the site could be removed from the ...
Sites: Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves
CONF 204 IV.A.10
Ichkeul National Park (Tunisia)
The Bureau recalled that, at its last session (June 1998), while being concerned about the feasibility of the effective rehabilitation of Ichkeul, it had urged the State Party to take all ...
Sites: Ichkeul National Park
CONF 204 IV.A.12
The Bureau, having examined the state of conservation report of the site and upon considering the additional information provided by the Director of the World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and members ...
CONF 204 IV.A.13
Bahla Fort (Oman)
The Bureau took note of the progress made in the preparation of the five-year conservation plan. It will evaluate the progress after two years in order to assess if it can recommend the ...
Sites: Bahla Fort
CONF 204 IV.B.15
State of conservation
ICOMOS presented a report on the conditions of the cultural World Heritage properties in Central America following the passage of Hurricane Mitch in October/November 1998. The report was prepared ...
Sites: Antigua Guatemala Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site Maya Site of Copan Ruins of León Viejo
Country: El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Nicaragua
CONF 204 IV.B.21
Great Barrier Reef (Australia)
At its twenty-first session (Naples, 1997), the Committee was informed by the Australian authorities of the rigorous environmental conditions set for the development activities in the ...
Sites: Great Barrier Reef
CONF 204 IV.B.22
Shark Bay, Western Australia (Australia)
At its twenty-second session the Bureau was informed that a petroleum exploration permit had been granted by the State Government of West Australia (WA) for an area located within the World ...
Sites: Shark Bay, Western Australia
CONF 204 IV.B.23
Wet Tropics of Queensland (Australia)
The Bureau, at its twenty-second session learned that the Commonwealth Minister for the Environment had determined that clearing of vegetation that may have occurred within this property did not ...
Sites: Wet Tropics of Queensland
CONF 204 IV.B.24
Heard and McDonald Islands (Australia)
The Committee, when it inscribed this property on the World Heritage List (Naples, 1997), had requested documentation on the marine resources surrounding this property. The Australian authorities ...
Sites: Heard and McDonald Islands
CONF 204 IV.B.25
The Sundarbans (Bangladesh); Sundarbans National Park (India)
The Committee when it inscribed «The Sundarbans» of Bangladesh in the World Heritage List (Naples, 1997) encouraged the authorities of Bangladesh and India to discuss the possibility ...
Sites: Sundarbans National Park The Sundarbans
Country: Bangladesh India
CONF 204 IV.B.26
Belovezhskaya Pushcha/Bialowieza Forest (Belarus/ Poland)
At its twenty-second extraordinary session (Kyoto, 1998) the Bureau commended the Polish authorities for submitting an extension of the Bialowieza Forest and reiterated its previous request that ...
Sites: Białowieża Forest
Country: Belarus Poland
CONF 204 IV.B.27
Iguacu National Park (Brazil)
Since 1997, the Bureau and the Committee have repeatedly called for the permanent closure of the 18 km road traversing this Park which had been illegally opened by local people. At its ...
Sites: Iguaçu National Park