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Decision 31 COM 7A.12
Everglades National Park (United States of America) (N 76)

  The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined Document WHC-07/31.COM/7A,
  2. Recalling Decision 30 COM 7A.14 adopted at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006),
  3. Commends the State Party for the considerable efforts and investments made in the restoration and conservation of the Everglades National Park;
  4. Notes the progress made in implementing the corrective measures adopted by the Committee at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006);
  5. Encourages the State Party to continue its commitment to the restoration and conservation of the property and to provide the required financial resources for the full implementation of activities associated with the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP);
  6. Requests the State Party, in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and IUCN, to develop a draft statement of the desired state of conservation for the property based on its Outstanding Universal Value;
  7.  Also requests the State Party to provide the World Heritage Centre with an updated report by 1 February 2008 on the progress made in the restoration and conservation of the property, including the progress towards the implementation of the corrective measures, for examination by the Committee at its 32nd session in 2008;
  8. Decides to remove Everglades National Park (United States of America) from the List of World Heritage in Danger.
Decision Code
31 COM 7A.12
States Parties 1
State of conservation reports
2007 Everglades National Park
Decisions adopted at the 31st Session of the World Heritage Committee (Christchurch, 2007)
Context of Decision