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Committee Decisions

30 COM 8B.21

Nominations of Properties to the World Heritage List (Toubkal)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Documents WHC-06/30.COM/8B and WHC-06/30.COM/INF.8B.2,

2. Decides not to inscribe Toubkal, Morocco, on the World Heritage List on the basis of natural criteria;

3. Encourages the State Party to address the range of issues impacting on the integrity of Toubkal National Park, and take the following actions:

a) Provide effective legal protection for Toubkal National Park, and other protected areas in Morocco;

b) Reinforce Toubkal National Park's management capacity both in relation to human and financial resources;

c) Implement suitable measures to bring the use of natural resources in Toubkal National Park and its buffer zone within sustainable limits; and

d) Consider the scope for including Toubkal National Park within the framework of other Biosphere Reserves existing in this region.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Morocco
Session: 30COM