CONF 004 XVII.49
Admission of Additional Observers
49. The Committee was informed that the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) had requested that it be invited to attend the sessions of the Committee as an observer in accordance with Article 8.2 of the Rules of Procedure of the Committee. The Secretariat indicated that it was working in close collaboration with WWF, which each year contributed between $1.5 and $2 million to the conservation of natural World Heritage properties. The Committee decided that WWF would henceforth be invited as an observer to the Committee sessions.