1.         Niokolo-Koba National Park (Senegal) (N 153)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1981

Criteria  (x)

Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger   2007-present

Previous Committee Decisions  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/153/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 1982-1986)
Total amount approved: USD 42,845
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/153/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds

N/A

Previous monitoring missions

N/A

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Road project; Poaching; Management issues

Illustrative material  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/153/

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1988

A proposal for a new road through this park which would have significant impact was studied by an IUCN consultant in June. A final decision is still pending and the Committee should request to be informed.

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN

N/A

The Committee should request to be informed about the proposal for a new road.