1.         Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Uganda) (N 682)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1994

Criteria  (vii)(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/682/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 0
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/682/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/682/

Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 2000

Previous deliberations:
Twenty-third session of the Committee – pages 92/93 as part of Annex VIII.                    
Twenty-third ordinary session of the Bureau – paragraph IV. 41

New information: IUCN has informed the Centre that since the conclusion of the twenty-third session of the Committee (Marrakesh, 1999) the following information has been received:

The Secretariat will commend the State Party for the actions taken to improve the security situation in the area and run a campaign to attract an increasing number of visitors back to the area. The Centre and IUCN will continuously monitor improvements in the protection and management of the area and provide an up-to-date progress report to the twenty-fifth session of the Bureau in 2001.

 

Action Required

Note: this report was presented to the Bureau for noting only.

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2000

The Bureau at its twenty-third extraordinary session requested the Centre and IUCN to verify, with the Ugandan authorities, their needs for support for purchase of vehicles and staff training.  The Secretariat has not received any request from the State Party, and no reply has been received to the Centre’s letter dated 10 July 2000 informing the State Party on the decision of the Bureau.

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN

N/A

Decision Adopted: 24 BUR IV.B.78

The Bureau took note of the information provided in the working document on the state of conservation of the following properties:

NATURAL HERITAGE

Comoe National Park (Côte d’Ivoire)

Caves of the Aggtelek and Slovak Karst (Hungary/Slovakia)

The Delegate of Morocco pointed out that the protection of surface water is important in karst systems.

Kaziranga National Park (India)

Lorentz National Park (Indonesia)

Kamchatka Volcanoes (Russian Federation)

Sinharaja Forest Reserve (Sri Lanka)

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (Uganda) 

CULTURAL HERITAGE

Rock-hewn Churches, Lalibela (Ethiopia)

Vilnius Historic Centre (Lithuania)

City of Cuzco (Peru)

Chavin (Archaeological Site) (Peru)

Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana (Peru)

Decision Adopted: 24 COM VIII.iii

 State of conservation reports of natural properties noted by the Committee

Belovezhskaya Pushcha/Bialowieza Forest (Belarus/Poland)

Pirin National Park (Bulgaria)

Dja Faunal Reserve (Cameroon)

Gros Morne National Park (Canada)

Canadian Rocky Mountains Parks (Canada)

Comoe National Park (Côte d'Ivoire)

Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)

Komodo National Park (Indonesia)

Lorenz National Park (Indonesia)

Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest (Kenya)

Te Wahipounamu - South West New Zealand (New Zealand)

Arabian Oryx Sanctuary (Oman)

Huascarán National Park (Peru)

Danube Delta (Romania)

Lake Baikal (Russian Federation)

Niokolo-Koba National Park (Senegal)

Doñana National Park (Spain)

Sinharaja Forest Reserve (Sri Lanka)

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (Uganda)

Gough Island (United Kingdom)

Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Serengeti National Park (United Republic of Tanzania)

Ha Long Bay (Vietnam)

Mosi-oa-Tunya/Victoria Falls (Zambia/Zimbabwe)