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II.1 The Committee adopted the agenda (WHC-99/CONF./209/1), the Annotated Agenda (WHC- 99/CONF.209/2) and the Provisional Calendar with modifications. Following unanimous agreement, the Committee decided to discuss the Agenda Item 7 on 'Follow-up to the work of the Consultative Body to the World Heritage Committee', to enable a working group to be established under this agenda item and for it ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
IV.1 The Rapporteur of the twenty-third session of the Bureau (5 - 10 July 1999), and the third extraordinary session of the World Heritage Committee, 12 July 1999, presented the two reports WHC-99/CONF.209/4 and WHC-99/CONF.209/5 respectively. Concerning the report of the twenty-third session of the Bureau, Mr Janos Jelen (Hungary) said the report reflects the debate of the Bureau and the ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
VI.14 The Committee, having recognized that regional action plans had already contributed in a tangible manner towards the implementation of the Global Strategy, adopted under Chapter II for the Budget for 2000 an amount of US$ 278,000, of which US$ 20,000 for Central and Eastern Europe, and under Thematic Studies US$ 40,000 for ICOMOS and US$ 15,000 for IUCN. It also took note of ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
VII.1 The Chairperson introduced item 7 and recalled the origin of the creation of this consultative body (twentieth session of the Committee, December 1996, Merida, Mexico). He informed the delegates of the relevant documents and requested the Director of the Centre to present the item. VII.2 The Director of the Centre took the floor and described the content of the Working Document and ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
VIII.1 Following the review of the state of conservation reports and at the recommendation of the Bureau, the Committee decided to inscribe the following natural and cultural properties on the List of World Heritage in Danger: Salonga National Park (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Rwenzori Mountains National Park (Uganda) Iguaçu National Park (Brazil) Hampi (India) VIII.2 ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Group of Monuments at Hampi Iguaçu National Park Rwenzori Mountains National Park Salonga National Park
Country: Brazil Democratic Republic of the Congo India Uganda
VIII.3 The Committee approved the change of the name of the following property included on the World Heritage List: "Sokkuram Grotto" to "Sokkuram Grotto and Pulguksa Temple" (Republic of Korea) Concerning the request from Germany, that "Roman Monuments, Cathedral and Liebfrauen-Church in Trier" is changed to "Roman Monuments, Cathedral Saint Peter and St. Mary's Church in Trier", the ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple
Country: Germany Republic of Korea
VIII.6 The Committee noted that Germany, following the twenty-third session of the Bureau, had withdrawn the nomination of The Cathedral of St-Maurice and St-Catherine, Magdebourg (Germany).  
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Country: Germany
Property: Península Valdés Id. N°: 937 State Party: Argentina Criteria: N (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe Peninsula Valdés on the World Heritage List under criterion (iv). Peninsula Valdés contains very important and significant natural habitats for the in-situ conservation of several threatened species of outstanding universal value, and ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Península Valdés
Country: Argentina
Property: Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves Id. N°: 892Rev State Party: Brazil Criteria: N (ii) (iv) IUCN informed the Committee that the evaluation of this property has been undertaken based on the revised nomination submitted by the State Party in April 1999. The Brazilian Discovery Coast includes eight separate protected areas containing the best and largest remaining ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves
Country: Brazil
Property: Atlantic Forest Southeast Reserves Id. N°: 893-894Rev State Party: Brazil Criteria: N(ii) (iii) (iv) IUCN informed the Committee that the evaluation of this property has been undertaken based on the revised nomination submitted by the State Party in April 1999. The Atlantic Forest Southeast Reserves contain the best and largest remaining examples of Atlantic forest in the ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves
Country: Brazil
Property: Miguasha Park Id. N°: 686Rev State Party: Canada Criteria: N(i) In its representation of vertebrate life, Miguasha Park is the most outstanding fossil site in the world for illustrating the Devonian as the "Age of Fishes". The area is of paramount importance in having the greatest number and best preserved fossil specimens found anywhere in the world of the lobe-finned ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Miguasha National Park
Country: Canada
Property: Area de Conservacion Guanacaste Id. N°: 928 State Party: Costa Rica Criteria: N (ii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe the Guanacaste Conservation Area on the World Heritage List under criteria (ii) and (iv). The site demonstrates significant, major biological and ecological processes in both its terrestrial and marine-coastal environments, as exemplified by: a) evolution, ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Area de Conservación Guanacaste
Country: Costa Rica
Property: Desembarco del Granma National Park Id. N°: 889 State Party: Cuba Criteria: N (i) (iii) The uplifted marine terraces of the Desembarco del Granma National Park and associated ongoing development of karst topography and features, represent a globally significant example of geomorphologic and physiographic features and ongoing geological processes. The area includes spectacular ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Desembarco del Granma National Park
Country: Cuba
Property: Lorentz National Park Id. N°: 955 State Party: Indonesia Criteria: N (i) (ii) (iv) The Committee recalled that the Bureau at its twenty-third session requested the Centre to inform the Indonesian authorities of a number of aspects suggested by IUCN dealing with the management of the site, and in particular: (a) the priority need to continue the process of management planning ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Lorentz National Park
Country: Indonesia
Property: Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park Id. N°: 652Rev State Party: Philippines Criteria: N (iii) (iv) The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park features a spectacular limestone karst landscape with its underground river. A distinguishing feature of the river is that it flows directly into the sea, and the lower portion of the river is subject to tidal ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Country: Philippines
Property: The Laurisilva of Madeira Id. N°: 934 State Party: Portugal Criteria: N (ii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe the Laurel Forest of Madeira on the World Heritage List under natural criteria (ii) and (iv). The site contains the largest surviving relict of the virtually extinct laurisilva forest type that was once widespread in Europe. This forest type is considered to be a ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Laurisilva of Madeira
Country: Portugal
Property: Western Caucasus Id. N°: 900 State Party: Russian Federation Criteria: N (ii) (iv) The Western Caucasus has a remarkable diversity of geology, ecosystems and species. It is of global significance as a centre of plant diversity. Along with the Virgin Komi World Heritage site, it is the only large mountain area in Europe that has not experienced significant human impact, ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Western Caucasus
Country: Russian Federation
Property: Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park Id. N°: 914 State Party: South Africa Criteria: N (ii) (iii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park on the World Heritage List under natural criteria (ii), (iii) and (iv). The St. Lucia site consists of thirteen contiguous protected areas with a total size of 234,566 hectares. The site is the largest estuarine ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Country: South Africa
Property: Belovezhskaya Pushcha/Bialowieza Forest - Extension Id. N°: 33-627 Bis State Party: Belarus / Poland The Committee recalled that IUCN informed the twenty-third extraordinary session of the Bureau that the proposed extension would provide an important contribution to the biodiversity of the Polish part of the existing World Heritage site, in particular through the oligothrophic ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Białowieża Forest
Country: Belarus Poland
VIII.4 The Committee noted that the twenty-third extraordinary session of the Bureau had noted that the Government of Australia provided the Centre with complementary information concerning the mixed cultural and natural nomination of the Greater Blue Mountains Area (Australia) on 7 October 1999. The State Party has commenced preparation of additional detailed complementary material ...
Session: 23rd session of the Committee (CONF 209)
Year: 1999
Sites: Greater Blue Mountains Area
Country: Australia
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