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Decision : 27 COM 7A.14
Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (Honduras)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Expresses satisfaction with the work being carried out to assist property management under the "Enhancing our Heritage" (EOH) Project and the Sustainable Tourism and Biodiversity Conservation Project, both financed by the United Nations Foundation (UNF);

2. Commends the State Party for its efforts to continue to improve management of the property;

3. Further commends the State Party for inviting an IUCN/UNESCO mission to the property which is currently taking place, as recommended by the earlier mission in 2000 in order to systematically assess progress and establish benchmarks and timeframes that may facilitate the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger;

4. Decides to retain the Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

Themes: Conservation
Focal Point: LAC
States Parties: Honduras
Year: 2003
Decision Code: 27 COM 7A.14