Decision : 33 COM 7B.6
Cape Floral Region Protected Areas (South Africa) (N 1007 rev)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7B,

2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7B.8, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007),

3. Welcomes the efforts of the State Party to improve connectivity amongst the different components of the property, as well as its intention to prepare an extension for the property;

4. Notes the reported progress towards the establishment of an overall management board for the property as well as efforts to increase financial resources for the control of invasive species and address the impacts of wildfires in the property;

5. Encourages the State Party to further continue and enhance its programmes for fire management, control of invasive species and mitigation of climate change impacts;

6. Urges the State Party to ensure appropriate funding for these and other management activities in the property;

7. Requests the State Party, to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2011, a report on progress made in fire management, control of invasive species, mitigation of climate change impacts as well as the institutional, financial and staffing provision for the conservation of the property.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: South Africa
Year: 2009
Decision Code: 33 COM 7B.6