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Committee Decisions

CONF 002 XI

Inscription: Yakushima (Japan)

Yakushima

662

Japan

N(ii)(iii)

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
Session: 17COM