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


Previous monitoring missions


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


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