Decision : 28 COM 15A.7
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary (Senegal)
The World Heritage Committee,
1. Requests the World Heritage Centre and IUCN in co-operation with the State Party and the IUCN invasive species specialist group, to undertake a mission to the property to: assess the level of threat posed by they proliferation of Typha australis and other invasive aquatic species; assess the other problems reported by the State Party, namely the growing salinity and silting up of the rivers, and; advise on required actions and possible benchmarks and timeframes for removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger and submit recommendations for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 29th session in 2005;
2. Decides to retain Djoudj Bird Sanctuary on the List of World Heritage in Danger.