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State of Conservation (SOC)

Robben Island

Robben Island
  South Africa
Date of Inscription: 1999
Nomination records (Year): 1998
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (iii)(vi)
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  • Financial resources
  • Human resources
  • Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
  • Management systems/ management plan
  • Other Threats:

    a) Difficulties with operational aspects of maintenance and conservation implementation ; b) Lack of appropriate conservation of the built heritage; c) Lack of integration of natural values in management of site

* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.