Decision : 31 COM 7B.34
Henderson Island (United Kingdom)

The World Heritage Committee,

1.       Having examined Document WHC-07/31.COM/7B,

2.       Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.26, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),

3.       Regrets that the State Party did not provide the information on the implementation of the management plan required to assess the state of conservation of the property and as requested by the Committee at its 29th session (Durban, 2005), in particular on alien fauna and flora, sustainable use of timber, turtle nesting beaches and the reef, extinctions, ex situ conservation and translocation, visitor numbers and how site management is being implemented;

4.       Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2008 a detailed report on the state of conservation of the property, including on the status of all objectives of the management plan together with information on the status of the bids for funding for bird monitoring and rat eradication and a copy of the Environmental Strategy for the Pitcairn Islands when it is available, for examination by the Committee at its 32nd session in 2008.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
Properties: Henderson Island
Year: 2007
Decision Code: 31 COM 7B.34