Decision : 31 COM 7B.7
State of conservation of World Heritage Properties - Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
The World Heritage Committee,
1.Having examined Document WHC-07/31.COM/7B,
2.Recalling Decision 30 COM 7A.11, adopted at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006),
3.Welcomes the progress achieved by the State Party in implementing the priority actions requested by the Committee, particularly relating to water supply and invasive species;
4.Urges the State Party to continue to fund and seek additional funding to support the property, and to work closely with the GEF to promote good practices in management and in conservation activities;
5.Requests the State Party to provide the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2009, with an updated report on the state of conservation of the property, in particular on further progress made in the implementation of the Action Plan and in addressing the threats to the property for examination by the Committee at its 33rd session in 2009.