Committee Decisions

CONF 202 21B.14

Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest (Kenya)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Commends the efforts of the State Party to address conservation problems at this site, particularly in relation to encroachment control and implementation of community projects;

2. Requests the State Party to provide for review by the Centre and IUCN: a final copy of the Kenya Forests Working Group (KFWG)/Laikipia et al. Report; a map of the proposed Sirimon Forest excision, clearly showing its relationship to the World Heritage site, as well as the location of the increase in plantation forest, and an update on the proposed excision including information on any Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) undertaken for the excision and the consideration of the impacts on the World Heritage site, including measures to be employed to mitigate these impacts; 

3. Welcomes the invitation from the State Party for a mission to the site in the second half of 2002.
Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-02/CONF.202/17
Themes: Conservation
Focal Point: AFR
States Parties: Kenya
Session: 26COM