Decision : 31 COM 7B.17
State of conservation of World Heritage Properties - Keoladeo National Park
The World Heritage Committee,
1.Having examined Document WHC-07/31.COM/7B;
2.Recalling Decisions 29 COM 7B.8 and 30 COM 7B.13, adopted at its 29th (Durban, 2005) and 30th (Vilnius, 2006) sessions, respectively;
3.Requests the State Party to invite a joint World Heritage Centre/IUCN mission in 2008, to the property to assess the state of conservation, in particular progress made in addressing water management and other recommendations made by the 2005 monitoring mission, for examination by the Committee at the 32nd session in 2008;
4.Also requests the State Party to provide the World Heritage Centre with a detailed report by 1 February 2008 on the state of conservation of the property and in particular on the progress made in resolving the water scarcity situation and indicating when the long-term measures being implemented will be completed, on controlling invasive species, and furnishing time-series monitoring data on the species diversity and populations of water birds, for examination by the Committee at the 32nd session in 2008.