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Committee Decisions

CONF 208 X.B

Lake Turkana National Parks [Extension of Sibiloi/Central Island National Parks] (Kenya)

Property: Lake Turkana National Parks [Extension of Sibiloi/Central Island National Parks]

Id. N°: 801 Bis

State Party: Kenya

Criteria:N (i) (iv)

The Committee approved the extension of the extension of Sibiloi/Central Island by the addition of South Island National Park, maintaining the existing criteria (i) and (iv). As requested by the State Party, the new name of the site would be "Lake Turkana National Parks".

This serial inscription includes three protected areas:

DATE INSCRIBED

PARK

AREA

1997

Sibiloi National Park

157,085 ha

1997

Central Island

500 ha

2001

South Island

3,900 ha

The Committee strongly encouraged the Kenyan authorities to complete the management plan for the three parks as an integrated unit.

 

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Kenya
Session: 25COM