Decision : CONF 202 21A.5
Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves (Niger)
The World Heritage Committee,
1. Invites the State Party to submit a detailed report on the vehicle, purchased using the resources of the World Heritage Fund, which has been reported stolen, and as part of the same report address the staffing, infrastructure development, management and security issues impacting the integrity of the site;
2. Calls for an up-to-date assessment on the state of implementation of the rehabilitation plan for the site approved by the Bureau in 1999 and a review of the sustainability of donor and government financing for the conservation of the Natural Reserves;
3. Urges the Centre and IUCN to work with the State Party on the preparation of such a report for submission to its 27th session in June/July 2003;4. Decides to retain the site on the List of World Heritage in Danger.