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The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 32COM 7B.15, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Welcomes that the Draft Management Plan for 2010-2013 is being prepared in collaboration with WWF Papua Sahul; 4. Notes with grave concern that the priority recommendation of the 2008 reactive monitoring mission, i.e. ceasing road construction and addressing forest die-back, have not been implemented, and that extensive threats to the property in the Lake Habema and southern lowland regions have resulted ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Lorentz National Park
Country: Indonesia
The World Heritage Committee; 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.15, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Notes with utmost concern that the property continues to face intense pressure from illegal activities, including road construction, encroachment, logging, poaching and mining prospecting, which are a major threat to its Outstanding Universal Value, including the conditions for integrity, and represent both an ascertained and potential danger in relation to the provisions of Paragraph 180 of the Operational ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra
Country: Indonesia
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.16, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Welcomes the report of the State Party regarding the means by which local communities are being involved in the management of the property, through both governance arrangements and within the staffing of the property as well as the State Party's confirmation that it has no plans to implement dam projects that could affect the property; 4. Also welcomes the reassurance of the State Party regarding the ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Gunung Mulu National Park
Country: Malaysia
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.17, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Commends the State Party for halting construction of the illegal trail between Kongde and Thame, which would have damaged a key wildlife area within the property, remains concerned that a verdict regarding the Kongde View Resort, which is within the property's core area, has not yet been issued by Nepal's Supreme Court and requests the State Party to submit the verdict to the World Heritage Centre as soon as ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Sagarmatha National Park
Country: Nepal
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.19, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Regrets that the State Party did not submit a report on the state of conservation of the property, as requested by the World Heritage Committee at its 33rd session; 4. Welcomes reports that the Australian Government, through the Australian Aid Agency (AusAid), is supporting a heritage and governance capacity-building project in the Solomon Islands, which may contribute to improving the ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: East Rennell
Country: Solomon Islands
The World Heritage Committee; 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7B.17, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Reiterates its concern that the Highway 304 expansion project has the potential to create additional problems for the integrity of the ecosystems and species of this property, including through increased levels of road kill; 4. Commends the State Party for undertaking the necessary Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) studies to identify and design effective wildlife corridors to mitigate the impacts of ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex
Country: Thailand
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.21, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Recalling that the Outstanding Universal Value of the property has been repeatedly and significantly impacted by the development of ski facilities and ski runs, decides that any further development of ski facilities or ski runs, or associated infrastructure, within the property and its buffer zone would result in the inscription of the property on the List of World Heritage in Danger; 4. Notes that this ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Pirin National Park
Country: Bulgaria
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.22, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Acknowledges the results and recommendations of the September 2009 joint World Heritage Centre/IUCN reactive monitoring mission to the property; 4. Congratulates the States Parties, and in particular the Province of British Columbia (Canada) and the State of Montana (United States of America) and first nations representatives, on signing the new Memorandum of Understanding regarding the Flathead River ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
Country: Canada United States of America
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7B.18, adopted at its 32nd session (Québec City, 2008), 3. Takes note of the comprehensive information provided on the progress in addressing the previous decision of the World Heritage Committee, and welcomes the achievements towards the establishment of the National Park for the Aeolian Islands, and the preparation of a management plan for the property; 4. Notes the reported progress in addressing the actions requested by the World Heritage ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands)
Country: Italy
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.28, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Notes with serious concern the recent re-opening of the Baikalsk Paper and Pulp Mill (BPPM) without a close-loop water system as well as the continued pollution from the Selenga river, and considers that the discharge of wastewater from the mill with a quantity of pollutants exceeding maximum permissible concentrations as determined by the State Party and from the Selenga river could impact the Outstanding ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Lake Baikal
Country: Russian Federation
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7B.23 adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Welcomes the State Party's efforts to improve the management and protection of the property, including the ongoing work on the development of a draft integrated management plan and the clarification of the boundaries of the property; 4. Requests the State Party to submit as soon as possible a detailed updated map of the property, as well as a copy of the integrated management ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Volcanoes of Kamchatka
Country: Russian Federation
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.29, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Commends the State Party for its decision to relocate the Biathlon Complex, sliding venue and the Olympic mountain village away from the ecologically sensitive Grushevy ridge and upper Mzimta valley, in order to limit their impacts on the World Heritage property; 4. Welcomes the progress made in implementing some of the other recommendations of the 2008 monitoring mission, in particular the development ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Western Caucasus
Country: Russian Federation
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.31, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Strongly regrets that the State Party appears to have licensed a significant open cast gold mining operation within the World Heritage property, and has also excised other areas from protected status, and also regrets that the State Party did not take into account the previous requests of the World Heritage Committee in taking these actions; 4. Notes that the boundaries of the World Heritage property as ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Virgin Komi Forests
Country: Russian Federation
The World Heritage Committee; 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.25 adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005); 3. Calls upon the State Party to complete and sustain the results of the "Doñana 2005" restoration project, and to maintain and improve the management of the property, and encourages both the establishment of an ongoing system of management effectiveness assessment to assist this process, and an assessment and revision of all adjacent land use plans by the relevant local authorities to ensure that they consider ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Doñana National Park
Country: Spain
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7B.27, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Commends the State Party for the considerable progress achieved in planning the invasive rat eradication scheme, which is of critical importance to maintaining the Outstanding Universal Value, including the conditions of integrity, of the property; 4. Welcomes the progress achieved by the State Party in securing a full time Ranger Post for Henderson Island; 5. Urges the State Party, in close ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Henderson Island
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7B.29, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Welcomes the State Party's progress towards opening some areas to bison migration and enhancing stakeholder involvement in the Interagency Bison Management Plan; 4. Encourages the State Party to continue its efforts to secure bison migration routes, and to increase its engagement with ranchers surrounding the property in order to keep landscapes open to bison movements in order to ensure the effective ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Yellowstone National Park
Country: United States of America
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7B.30, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Notes with concern that the property's aquatic ecosystem continues to deteriorate, and commends the State Party's initiative in requesting that the World Heritage Committee consider re-inscribing it on the List of World Heritage in Danger; 4. Decides to inscribe Everglades National Park (United States of America) on the List of World Heritage in Danger; 5. Welcomes the State Party's proposal to ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Everglades National Park
Country: United States of America
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7B.32, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Welcomes the development of an international agreement between Brazil and Argentina covering the joint management and monitoring of Iguaçu and Iguazu National Parks, which when signed and effectively enforced, should provide a permanent and effective mechanism for transboundary cooperation, and invites the State Parties of Argentina and Brazil to submit a copy of this agreement to the World Heritage ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Iguazu National Park
Country: Argentina
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7B.32, adopted at its 32th session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Welcomes the development of an international agreement between Brazil and Argentina covering the joint management and monitoring of Iguaçu and Iguazu National Parks, which when signed and effectively enforced should provide a permanent and effective mechanism for transboundary cooperation, and invites the State Parties of Brazil and Argentina to submit a copy of this agreement to the World Heritage ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Iguaçu National Park
Country: Brazil
The World Heritage Committee; 1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.35, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), 3. Notes with utmost concern that the dams currently under construction on the Changuinola and Bonyic rivers are highly likely to result in both the direct loss of up to 16 species of migratory fish and shrimp, as well as having potential negative secondary impacts on biodiversity within the property; 4. Considers that the mitigation measures proposed to maintain the migratory corridors of the affected species, ...
Session: 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (34 COM)
Year: 2010
Sites: Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Country: Costa Rica Panama