1.         Lorentz National Park (Indonesia) (N 955)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1999

Criteria  (viii)(ix)(x)

Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger  N/A

Previous Committee Decisions  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/955/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 1996-2001)
Total amount approved: USD 41,400
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/955/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds

N/A

Previous monitoring missions

IUCN mission in January 2004

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Mining; Absence of a co-ordinating agency; Inadequate financing; Absence of a finalized strategic or Management Plan; Threats posed by devolution of powers; Absence of physically designated Park boundaries; Security limitations; Development threats; Exploitation of marine resources.

Illustrative material  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/955/

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2005

At the time of writing this report, the Secretariat had not received a formal response from the State Party concerning a progress report on follow-up action to address the issues raised by the IUCN mission as requested by the Committee at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004).

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN

N/A

Decision Adopted: 29 COM 7B.12

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-05/29.COM/7B.Rev,

2. Recalling its Decision 28 COM 15B.10, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004),

3. Regrets that the State Party of Indonesia did not respond to the specific issues requested;

4. Requests the State Party to urgently submit to the World Heritage Centre, before 1 February 2006, a progress report on the achievements made to follow-up on the recommendations of 2004 IUCN mission, for examination by the Committee at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006).