Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1985
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/338/documents/
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 0
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UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds
Previous monitoring missions
Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports
Possible construction of a dam
Illustrative material see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/338/
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1986
The Committee at its 9th Session (Note: for the inscrption of the site on the World Heritage List) asked to be kept informed of possible construction of a dam on the Manas River.
This proposal has now been rejected and the threat to the reserve has been averted.
Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN
Decision Adopted: 10 COM IX.A.14-15
14. As in previous years, IUCN reported on the conservation of natural properties inscribed on the World Heritage List and the List of World Heritage in Danger. An information document (CC-86/CONF.003/INF.4) prepared by IUCN presented up-to-date information on some 16 natural properties.
15. The Committee was glad to learn of improvements or of a stabilisation in the previously deteriorating situation of certain properties, notably Djoudj National Park (Senegal), Ngorongoro Conservation area (Tanzania) and Garamba National Park (Zaire) (all inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger). Improvements were also noted for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Australia), Pirin National Park (Bulgaria), Manas Tiger Reserve (India), Niokolo Koba National Park (Senegal) and Aldabra Atoll (Seychelles). The Committee requested IUCN to keep it informed of the conservation status of Iguazu and Los Glaciares National Parks (Argentina), Mt. Nimba (Guinea/Côte d'Ivoire) and Ichkeul National Park (Tunisia).