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The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A, 2. Recalls Decision 33 COM 7A.5, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Congratulates the agents of the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (ICCN) for the efforts undertaken to safeguard Kahuzi-Biega National Park, often at great personal risk; 4. Notes with concern the fact that despite the efforts made by the Management Authority for the property, a large part of the property remains beyond control; 5. Regrets the lack of significant progress in the resolution of ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.6, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Congratulates the officers of the Congolese Nature Conservation Institute (ICCN) for the efforts undertaken to safeguard the property often at great personal risk, but regrets that persistent insecurity since the 2006 mission has continued to obstruct the implementation of the corrective measures adopted by the Committee at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006); 4. Reiterates its concern with regard to the possible ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Garamba National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
The World Heritage Centre, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.7, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Reiterates its concern about the delay in the implementation of the corrective measures established by the World Heritage Committee at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), in particular the anti-poaching strategy and the joint operation between the Management Authority and the Congolese Army to clear poachers and armed groups from the property;  4. Also expresses concern about lack of reporting on the ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Salonga National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.8, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Expresses its utmost concern about the renewed upsurge in poaching involving elements of the Congolese Army, which might endanger the process of regeneration of the property's Outstanding Universal Value and could jeopardize the timeframe of three years (2010-2012) proposed by the 2009 monitoring mission to achieve the indicators that describe the Desired State of Conservation for the removal of the property from ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.9, adopted at its 33rd session (Sevilla, 2009), 3. Commends the State Party for the progress made in the implementation of the corrective measures adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006) but notes the assessment by the 2009 UNESCO/IUCN mission that their implementation has not yet been completed; 4. Also notes that the two main threats to the Outstanding Universal Value, namely uncontrolled grazing and agricultural ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Simien National Park
Country: Ethiopia
The World Heritage Committee; 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.10, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Acknowledges the on-going efforts of the State Party with support of the UNDP/GEF COGERAT project (Co-management of natural resources in the Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves and adjacent areas) to implement the corrective measures identified by the 2005 IUCN monitoring mission in spite of the challenging security situation, but reiterates that given the size of the property it will take time before ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves
Country: Niger
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.11, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Takes note of the efforts undertaken by the State Party to satisfy the requirements of the corrective measures for removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger; 4. Notes with concern the findings of the joint World Heritage Centre /IUCN reactive monitoring mission of May 2010 indicating that the problems of biodiversity loss, the drying up of the ponds and the spread of invasive species continue to ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Niokolo-Koba National Park
Country: Senegal
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.12, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Welcomes the State Party's report which mentions important progress in the implementation of the corrective measures and also provides some data on wildlife populations but not on population trends as requested by the Committee and regrets that the very late submission of the state of conservation report did not allow a proper assessment of the data by IUCN; 4. Reiterates its position that a clear upward ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Country: India
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.33, adopted at its 33nd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Expresses its serious concern about oil concessions reportedly granted within the marine area of the property, notes that any decision to go forward with oil exploration would be incompatible with World Heritage status, and urges the State Party to enact legislation to prohibit oil exploration within the Belize Barrier Reef System on the basis of its status as a World Heritage property; 4. Notes the State Party's ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
Country: Belize
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.34, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Regrets that the joint World Heritage Centre / IUCN monitoring mission had to be postponed because of security concerns and requests the State Party, the World Heritage Centre and IUCN to organize this mission as soon as the security situation permits, in order to assess the threats to the property and identify corrective measures to address them; 4. Notes that the State Party has submitted a draft ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Los Katíos National Park
Country: Colombia
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.13, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Commends the State Party for progress made in the implementation of several of the corrective measures adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007) and included in the Action Plan produced in response to the Presidential Decree No. 270; 4. Acknowledges the reception of the draft Statement of Outstanding Universal Value, and requests IUCN and the World Heritage Centre to ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Galápagos Islands
Country: Ecuador
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.14, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Commends the State Party for putting in place a three year strategy to implement the corrective measures and requests the State Party to provide details of this strategy, the resources needed to implement it, and the management arrangements for its implementation, to the World Heritage Centre as early as possible for review by the Advisory Bodies; 4. Acknowledges the information provided by the State Party ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.15, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Welcomes the information provided by the State Party on the progress made in achieving some of the corrective measures and requests the State Party to continue its work on all the corrective measures adopted at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006); 4. Notes the results of the December 2009 joint World Heritage Centre / ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission, endorses its recommendations and requests the State ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Abu Mena
Country: Egypt
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.16, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Commends the State Party for its efforts to protect the eastern part of the property from the rising waters of the Tigris River and recommends that the works be undertaken as soon as possible; 4. Requests the State Party to carry out necessary maintenance and conservation activities to avoid further damage; 5. Encourages the State Party, should the situation allow, to implement the corrective measures ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)
Country: Iraq
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.17, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Requests the State Party, should the situation allow it, to implement the corrective measures identified: a) Establishment of a local management unit on the site, b) Preparation and implementation of a conservation and management plan, c) Maintenance and emergency conservation activities; 4. Reiterates its request to the State Party to develop, in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and the ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Samarra Archaeological City
Country: Iraq
The World Heritage Committee, I. 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.18, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Recalling the relevant provisions on the protection of cultural heritage including the four Geneva Conventions (1949), the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict of 1954, the Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage of 1972, the inscription of the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls at the request of Jordan on the World Heritage List (1981) ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.19, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Notes the progress that has been made in generating political support and commitment to the conservation of Zabid and the increase in resources for the General Organization for the Preservation of Historic Cities in Yemen (GOPHCY), supplemented by the German Technical Assistance (GTZ), the Yemeni Government and the Social Fund for Development (SFD) socio-economic development project; 4. Notes however ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Historic Town of Zabid
Country: Yemen
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decisions 32 COM 7A.20 and 33 COM 7A.20 adopted at its 32nd (Quebec City, 2008), and 33rd (Seville, 2009) sessions respectively, 3. Regrets that the State Party has not submitted a state of conservation report, as requested by the World Heritage Committee at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009); 4. Notes the State Party's efforts to safeguard the property in extremely difficult circumstances by placing guards at the site, in addition to the commitment of the international ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam
Country: Afghanistan
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.21, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Regrets that the State Party did not submit a state of conservation report and a draft Statement of Outstanding Universal Value, as requested by the World Heritage Committee at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009); 4. Notes the efforts and commitment of the State Party, and the international community, for safeguarding the property, notably by completing the de-mining of the eight component sites, ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
Country: Afghanistan
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7A.22, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Notes with satisfaction the dedication and the determined efforts of the State Party, with the support of the international community, to implement the corrective measures for the conservation of the property; 4. Also notes the submission of an updated nomination file on 29 January 2010 based on the property's boundaries approved in Decision 31 COM 8B.59; 5. Encourages the international community to ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Bam and its Cultural Landscape
Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)