1.         Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve (Honduras) (N 196)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1982

Criteria  (vii)(viii)(ix)(x)

Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger   1996-2007, 2011-present

Previous Committee Decisions  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/196/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 1982-1988)
Total amount approved: USD 168,000
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/196/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds

N/A

Previous monitoring missions

N/A

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Illustrative material  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/196/

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1988

The representative of IUCN reported that this property was currently under extreme pressure with the invasion of some 50,000 refugees and settlers into the Reserve.

The Committee requested the Secretariat to contact the Honduran authorities to obtain further information and to ask them to consider inscribing this property on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

 

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN

N/A

Decision Adopted: 12 COM X.A

4) Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (Honduras)

The representative of IUCN reported that this property was currently under extreme pressure with the invasion of some 50,000 refugees and settlers into the Reserve. The Committee requested the Secretariat to contact the Honduran authorities to obtain further information and to ask them to consider inscribing this property on the List of World Heritage in Danger.