Committee Decisions

CONF 003 VIII.15

Nominations to the World Heritage List (inscribed sites)

The Committee decided to include in the World Heritage List all the properties recommended by the Bureau. Two nominations, the Fort of Lahore and Shalimar Gardens in Lahore were combined and thus the following twenty-six properties were inscribed :

Name of Property Nomination submitted by Id No.
  • Los Glaciares
Argentina 145
  • Kakadu National Park
Australia 147

NB The Committee noted that the Australian Government intended to proclaim additional areas in the Alligator River Region as part of Kakadu National Park and recommended that such areas be included in the site inscribed on the World Heritage List and that in the Region the environmental protection measures specified in the relevant legislation continue to be enforced.

   
  • The Great Barrier Reef
Australia 154
NB The Committee noted that only a small proportion of the area nominated for the World Heritage List had been proclaimed within the Great Barrier Reef Region as defined in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act, 1975, and the Committee requested the Australian Government to take steps to ensure that the whole area is proclaimed under relevant legislation as soon as possible and that the necessary environmental protection measures are taken.    
 
  • Willandra Lakes Region
Australia 167
NB The Committee would like to see a management plan rapidly established for the whole area.  
 
  • Anthony Island 
Canada 157
  • Head-Smashed-in Bison Jump
Canada 158
  • Speyer Cathedral
Federal Republic of Germany 168 
  • Wurzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square
Federal Republic of Germany 169
  • Palace and Park of Fontainebleau 
France  160 
  • Chateau and Estate of Chambord
France 161
  • Amiens Cathedral 
France 162
  • The Roman Theatre and its surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange
France 163
  • Roman and Romanesque Monuments of Arles
France  164 
  • Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
France  165
 
  • Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quiriguá
Guatemala 149 
NB The Committee recommended that the authorities of Guatemala take the necessary steps to protect the cultural property at the site.    
  •  Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Guinea  155 
 NB The Committee recommended that Guinea, the Ivory Coast and Liberia establish close co-operation for the safeguarding of the whole of the natural ecosystems of the Nimba mountain which stretch over territory within these three countries.    
  • The Medina of Fez
Morocco 170
  • Historical monuments of Thatta
Pakistan 143
  • Fort and Shalimar Gardens at Lahore
Pakistan 171 &172 
  • Darien National Park
Panama 159
  • Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
Senegal 25 
NB The Committee expressed the hope that on the basis of the Unesco Consultants' Report (1981) the Government of Senegal would take the protective measures necessary to maintain the integrity of this World Heritage site in spite of the construction of a series of dams by the O.M.V.S.    
  • Niokolo-Koba National Park
Senegal 153 
NB The Committee urged the Government of Senegal to formulate a comprehensive management plan for the park which would take fully into account the need to integrate it into socio-economic development programmes for the region. The Committee requested the Government of Senegal to take all necessary steps to avoid adverse impacts of water resource development on this World Heritage site.    
  • Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and ruins of Songa Mnara
Tanzania 144 
  • Serengeti National Park
Tanzania 156
NB The Committee urged the competent authorities of Tanzania to consider adding the Maswa Game Reserve to this World Heritage site.    
  • Mammoth Cave National Park
United States of America 150 
  • Olympic National Park
United States of America 151 
NB The Committee urged the competent authorities of the United States of America to take steps to include in this World Heritage site the coastal strip, which is owned by the State of Washington.