State of Conservation (SOC)
Ha Long Bay (2002)
UNESCO Extra-Budgetary Funds
International Assistance granted to the property
Total Amount Ap proved:67,615USD
|2000||Workshop for Strengthening the Capacity of Ha Long Bay Management ...||14,508 USD|
|1998||Geomorphology Study of the Ha Long Bay World Heritage area||8,857 USD|
|1997||Support to the Management Department of Ha Long Bay, Quang Ning ...||20,000 USD|
|1996||Management Planning for Sustainable Tourism at Ha Long Bay World ...||24,250 USD|
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
- Rapid economic development, particularly in the tourism, transportation - including marine transport - sectors
- Donor co-ordination
- Monitoring and setting environmental standards befitting an internationally significant marine protected area
Current conservation issues
The World Heritage Committee,
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Notes the state of conservation report and the decision of the Bureau contained in document WHC-02/CONF.202/2, paragraphs XII.11- XII.13.
The Committee is requested to note the decision by the Bureau in document WHC-02/CONF.202/2, paragraphs XII.11– XII.13
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Rapid economic development
The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).