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II.1 The Committee adopted the Provisional Agenda and Timetable (WHC-99/CONF.204/1 Rev.10) without any modifications.  
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
III.1 Proposed by the Delegate of Hungary, and endorsed by Canada, Thailand and Benin, Mr Peter King (Australia) was elected as Chairperson by acclamation. The following members of the Committee were elected as Vice-Chairpersons by acclamation: Canada, Ecuador, Finland, Morocco and Thailand. Mr. Dawson Munjeri (Zimbabwe) was elected as Rapporteur. III.2 The Committee warmly thanked the ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
VI.1 The Committee noted the reports of the following four reform groups and sincerely thanked the States Parties who had participated in their work. Task Force on the implementation of the ConventionChair: C. Cameron (Canada)Rapporteur: K. Keeffe (Australia)WHC-2000/CONF.2000/INF. 7 Working Group on the Representativity of the World Heritage ListChair: H.E. Ambassador Mr Olabiyi B.J. Yai ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
VII.14 The Committee approved the regional strategies presented in Annexes I, II, III and IV of Working Document WHC-2000/CONF.204/8. The budgetary implications are considered under item 13 of the Agenda (WHC-2000/CONF.204/15, Chapter IV of the budget).  
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
VIII.44 The Committee recalled that in accordance with its request at its twenty-third session, IUCN and the World Heritage Centre planned and organised, in consultation with the International Council on Metals and the Environment (ICME), a technical meeting which analysed case studies on World Heritage and mining. This meeting was held at the IUCN Headquarters (Gland, Switzerland) from ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
VIII.1 The Committee reviewed document WHC-2000/CONF.204/9 describing state of conservation reports of eighteen natural and five cultural properties inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger.
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
VIII.2 The Committee was informed that in accordance with the recommendation it made at the last session, the Centre and IUCN had organised a workshop on the "Role of World Heritage Danger Listing in Promoting International Co-operation for the Conservation of World Natural Heritage" on 6 and 7 October 2000 in Amman, Jordan, at the time of IUCN's Second World Conservation Congress. As ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
VIII.3 Iguacu National Park (Brazil) The Committee noted that an oil spill that occurred 600 km from the site did not have any major impact on the site. The Committee recognised that the illegal opening and the use of the Colon Road is the most immediate threat to the site and learned that IBAMA has allocated the equivalent of US $560,000 to support action related to the closure of the road ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Iguaçu National Park
Country: Brazil
VIII.4 Srebarna Nature Reserve (Bulgaria) The Committee was informed that the Minister of Environment and Water, by a letter dated 11 September 2000, has transmitted a state of conservation report to the Centre. The report reached the Centre only on 17 November 2000 and hence allowed only a preliminary desk-review by IUCN. The report describes changes in physical (e.g. water quality) and ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Srebarna Nature Reserve
Country: Bulgaria
VIII.5 Manovo-Gounda-St.Floris National Park (Central African Republic (CAR)) The Committee was informed that a representative of the State Party had presented a paper on the state of conservation of the site at the Amman Workshop held on 6 and 7 October 2000. He had confirmed that poaching, including by armed groups from neighbouring States, was widespread in the area and that an ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
Country: Central African Republic
VIII.6 World Heritage sites of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) The Committee noted detailed information on the state of conservation of the five sites in the DRC, i.e. Virunga, Garamba and Kahuzi Biega and Salonga National Parks and the Okapi Wildlife Reserve, reported from pages 2 to 5 of the document WHC-2000/CONF.204/9. Furthermore, the Committee noted the following additional ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Garamba National Park Kahuzi-Biega National Park Okapi Wildlife Reserve Salonga National Park Virunga National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
VIII.7 Sangay National Park (Ecuador) The Committee was informed that the Minister for Environment of Ecuador participated in the Amman Workshop and had noted that the inclusion of the Sangay National Park in the List of World Heritage in Danger had helped the Ministry of Environment in negotiations with the Ministry Public Works and other Government bodies to obtain resources to evaluate ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Sangay National Park
Country: Ecuador
VIII.8 Simien National Park (Ethiopia) The Committee was informed that the Director of the Department of Agriculture from the Amhara Region, which is directly responsible for the management of this site, participated in the Amman Workshop. In his presentation, the Director had pointed out several improvements in the state of conservation of the site and expressed his disagreement with the ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Simien National Park
Country: Ethiopia
VIII.9 Mount Nimba Nature Reserve (Guinea/Côte d'Ivoire) The Committee noted that at a World Heritage and Mining Technical Workshop, held at IUCN Headquarters from 20- 23 September, 2000, the case of Mt. Nimba was discussed and participants noted that key issues at this site include: (a) the need for clear boundary demarcation, taking into consideration the boundaries proposed at the ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Country: Côte d'Ivoire Guinea
VIII.10 Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (Honduras) The Committee was informed that the Centre/IUCN mission to this site was fielded from 24 to 30 October 2000. A preliminary report of the mission indicated that of the ten major recommendations of the previous (1995) Centre/IUCN mission which led to the inclusion of this site in the List of World Heritage in Danger 1996, five have been ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
Country: Honduras
VIII.11 Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (India) The Deputy Inspector General for Wildlife of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) in New Delhi, in a letter of 26 September 2000 addressed to the Charge d'Affairs of the Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO suggested that the proposed UNESCO World Heritage Centre mission to Manas be undertaken in May 2001. The Deputy Inspector General for ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Country: India
VIII.12 Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves (Niger) The Committee was informed that the State Party had notified the Centre that it wished to complete implementation of all activities of the rehabilitation programme before requesting the Committee to consider removing this site from the List of World Heritage in Danger. A representative of the State Party who participated and presented a paper ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves
Country: Niger
VIII.13 Ichkeul National Park (Tunisia) The Committee was informed that following two winters of adequate rainfall that allowed recovery of the freshwater vegetation, reversal in rainfall patterns has led to a renewed increase in the salinity of Lake waters, resembling levels that prevailed in the area in 1997 and as such, the benefits of the restoration of the Lake achieved during the last ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Ichkeul National Park
Country: Tunisia
VIII.14 Rwenzori Mountains (Uganda) The Committee noted that the Executive Director of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UAW), in his letter of 13 September 2000, has stressed that the Rwenzori Mountains National Park (RMNP) should be retained in the List of World Heritage in Danger, owing to the fact that: (a) RMNP is still closed to visitors and effects of insurgency by armed groups continue ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Country: Uganda
VIII.15 World Heritage sites of the United States of America: Everglades National Park & Yellowstone National Park The Committee recalled that the twenty-fourth ordinary session of the Bureau requested the Centre and IUCN to meet with the State Party and discuss the preparation of a schedule of actions for complete rehabilitation of the site and its eventual removal from the List of ...
Session: 24th session of the Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Everglades National Park Yellowstone National Park
Country: United States of America
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