1.         Noel Kempff Mercado National Park (Bolivia (Plurinational State of)) (N 967)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  2000

Criteria  (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/967/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 1998-1998)
Total amount approved: USD 12,000
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/967/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds


Previous monitoring missions


Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Illustrative material  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/967/

Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 2001

Previous deliberations:
Twenty-fourth session of the Committee (paragraph X.A.1)

Main issues: mining proposal;

New information: The Secretariat had received information that the mining company Martha would have been given mining concessions within the World Heritage site. The Bolivian authorities informed the Centre via their letter dated 30 March 2001 that no mining concessions were given for the World Heritage area.

Action Required

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

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2001


Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN


Decision Adopted: 25 BUR V.281

V.281     The Bureau took note of information that the Secretariat had provided in the working document on the state of conservation of the following properties:

Noel Kempff Mercado National Park (Bolivia)

Morne Trois Pitons National Park (Dominica)

Huascaran National Park (Peru)

Lake Baikal (Russian Federation) 

Hatra (Iraq)

Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) (Japan)

Joya de Ceren Archaeological Site (El Salvador)

Cultural Landscape of Sintra (Portugal)