1.         Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek (Canada,United States of America) (N 72ter)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1979

Criteria  (vii)(viii)(ix)(x)

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/72/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 0
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/72/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/72/

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1993

The Bureau recalled that the Committee at its sixteenth session, while approving the extension of this transfrontier site to include the Glacier Bay National Park (USA), urged the American and the Canadian authorities to incorporate additional areas to the World Heritage property.

On 30 September 1993, a nomination was received for the extension of this site by the addition of the Tashanshini-Alsek area in the province of British Columbia, Canada. The Committee may wish to welcome this addition since it responses to its request and reinforces the integrity of the entire site. IUCN has made a field visit to the site and the representative of IUCN will provide additional information.

 

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN

N/A

Decision Adopted: 17 BUR VIII.2

The Bureau recalled that the Committee, while approving the extension of this transfrontier site to include the Glacier Bay National Park (USA), at its last session, urged the American and the Canadian authorities to incorporate additional areas to the World Heritage property.

In this regard, the Bureau was pleased to be informed ty the Observer for Canada that the Provincial Government of British Columbia has decided to propose to the World Heritage Centre to establish a new provincial park in the Alsek Tatshenshint region and nominate this park as part of the transfrontier world Heritage property. The Bureau commended the Canadian authorities for having taken this initiative and urged them to proceed according to the Operational Guidelines.