Committee Decisions

CONF 203 VII.A.1.4

SOC: Plitvice Lakes National Park (Croatia)

VII.4 Plitvice Lakes National Park (Croatia)

The Committee recalled that the site was inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1992 and that information was received from both the Permanent Delegation of the Republic _of Croatia to UNESCO and the Croatian National Commission for UNESCO, indicating that damage from the period of occupation was evident. The Committee furthermore noted that the site was reopened to the public on 10 August 1995 and that the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee approved a request for emergency assistance (communications equipment) for an amount of US$ 30,000. Upon the granting of US$ 30,000, the State Party agreed to provide a contribution of US$ 60,000 for a total of US$ 90,000. The Centre informed the Committee that a management and planning meeting for the Park is scheduled for spring 1996.

The Committee took note of the report presented by the Secretariat and commended the State Party for its special contribution and endorsed the management and planning meeting for the Park scheduled for spring 1996. The committee decided to retain the site on the List of World Heritage in Danger until the region stabilizes.

 

Themes: Conservation, List of World Heritage in Danger
States Parties: Croatia
Session: 19COM