1.         Škocjan Caves (Slovenia) (N 390)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1986

Criteria  (vii)(viii)

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/390/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 0
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/390/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds

N/A

Previous monitoring missions

IUCN mission in 1999

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Wind generators (Turbine wind farm) 

Illustrative material  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/390/

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2005

The State Party has not provided any response to the Committee’s request on the status of the proposed establishment of wind generators or a copy of the Environmental Impact Assessment prepared for this project.  The World Heritage Centre reminded the authorities of these requirements during a meeting with the Secretary of the National Commission of Slovenia in April 2005.  No reply was received at the time of the preparation of this document.

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN

N/A

Decision Adopted: 29 COM 7B.24

The World Heritage Committee,

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

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

3. Regrets that the State Party of Slovenia did not provide any reply to the Committee’s request for a copy of the Environmental Impact Assessment for the wind generator project;

4. Urges the State Party to provide these documents as soon as possible and at the latest together with the Periodic Report (Section II) for Europe.