Decision : 27 COM 7B.23
Iguaçu National Park (Brazil)
The World Heritage Committee,
1. Recalls its request for a UNESCO/IUCN joint mission to prepare a status report on the property in time for its 27th session in 2003 (25 COM VIII.5);
2. Regrets that the Brazilian authorities did not invite the mission prior to its 27th session;
3. Encourages the State Party of Brazil to co-operate with the State Party of Argentina towards the joint management of the two World Heritage properties;
4. Welcomes the invitation by the State Party for a UNESCO/IUCN joint mission in time to provide a report taking into account all issues in order that the World Heritage Committee can examine the state of conservation of the property at its 28th session in 2004.