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Decision : CONF 002 XI
Inscription: Yakushima (Japan)





The Committee inscribed the site under criteria (ii) and (iii) noting in particular the sacred values of the ancient forests of Yakusugi and took note of the statement by the Japanese authorities that a coordinating committee for the site had been established. The Committee endorsed the suggestion in the IUCN report concerning follow-up measures.


Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Japan
Properties: Yakushima
Year: 1993
Decision Code: CONF 002 XI