Decision : 29 COM 7A.2
Comoé National Park (Côte d'Ivoire)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-05/29.COM/7A,

2. Recalling its Decision 28 COM 15A.2, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004),

3. Commends the State Party of Côte d’Ivoire for providing a report on the current situation in Comoé National Park;

4. Notes with great concern that only 20% of the property is at present directly under State Party control, and urges all parties engaged in the conflict to ensure the conservation of the property;

5. Recognizes the commitment shown by local communities in the conservation of the property;

6. Regrets that the requested monitoring mission could not take place and recommends that the World Heritage Centre and IUCN undertake the joint mission as soon as the security situation allows;

7. Requests the State Party to submit by 1 February 2006, an updated report on the state of conservation of the property for examination by the Committee at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006);

8. Decides to retain Comoé National Park (Côte d'Ivoire) on the List of World Heritage in Danger.
 Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
  • World Heritage Centre and IUCN joint mission
  • Report on the state of conservation

    Deadline: Wednesday, February 1, 2006
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Côte d'Ivoire
Properties: Comoé National Park
Year: 2005
Decision Code: 29 COM 7A.2