1.         Garamba National Park (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (N 136)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1980

Criteria  (vii)(x)

Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger   1984-1992, 1996-present

Threats for which the property was inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger

Desired state of conservation for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger

A draft was prepared during the 2010 reactive monitoring mission (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/136/documents/) but indicators need to be quantified on this basis of the results of the main mammals censes.

Corrective measures identified

Adopted, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/decisions/4082

Timeframe for the implementation of the corrective measures

Not yet identified; In progress; Identified; proposed for adoption in the draft Decision below ; Adopted, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/decisions/xxxx

Previous Committee Decisions  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/136/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 1980-2000)
Total amount approved: USD 248,270
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/136/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds

Total amount granted: USD 910,000 from the United Nations Foundation, the Governments of Italy, Belgium and Spain and the Rapid Response Facility.

Previous monitoring missions

2006 and 2010: Joint World Heritage Centre/IUCN reactive monitoring missions 

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

a)  Armed conflict and political instability;

b)  Poaching by nationals and transborder armed groups;

c)  Unadapted management capabilities.

Illustrative material  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/136/

Current conservation issues

350 words

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN

500 words

Draft Decision: 41 COM 7A.

The World Heritage Committee,

1.         Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A,

2.         Recalling Decision

2.         Heading 7

a)         Heading 8

(i)         Heading 9

2.         Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2018, an updated report on the state of conservation of the property and the implementation of the above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 42nd session in 2018;

2.         Decides to retain Garamba National Park (Democratic Republic of the Congo) on the List of World Heritage in Danger.