6. Mr. J.D. Collinson (Canada) was elected Chairman of the Committee. The delegate of Brazil (Mr. L.F. Seixas Correa) was elected Rapporteur and the delegates of the following States members of the Committee were elected Vice-Chairmen : Algeria, Bulgaria, India, Mexico and Zaire.
Khami Ruins National Monument
The Committee shared the concerns expressed by ICOMOS on the state of preservation of the site which was seriously deteriorating due to the climatic conditions and the encroaching vegetation. It recommended that the state of the site be carefully followed and recognized that inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger may be warranted. The Committee expressed its willingness to provide help for the safeguarding of the ...
Kakadu National Park (Stage II)
The leader of the Australian Delegation requested permission to put before the World Heritage Committee an order of the Federal Court of Australia. He read this in full to the Committee and then made it available to delegates. The Australian Delegation then requested the World Heritage Committee to defer, until further notice, the consideration of State II of the Kakadu National Park as part of the Kakadu World Heritage Property already inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1981. The Committee agreed. The representative of IUCN noted that ...
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
C(i)(iii) On the recommendation of the Bureau and following a request from the Peruvianauthorities, the Committee also decided to inscribe Chan Chan archaeological zoneon the List of World Heritage in Danger. In so doing, the Committee recommendedthat appropriate measures be taken for the conservation, restoration andmanagement of the site and specifically that the excavation work on the site behalted unless it was accompanied by appropriate conservation measures and thatall possible steps be taken to ...
Australian East Coast Temperate and Sub-Tropical Rain Forest Parks
The Australian authorities, by letter of 9 October 1986 to the Secretariat, agreed to the two conditions recommended by the Bureau for the inscription of the property on the World Heritage List. The first of these was to exclude the Mt. Dromedary Flora Reserve from the nominated areas and the second concerned the changing of the name of this property. The name given above and suggested by the Australian authorities was considered appropriate by the Committee. In relation to the Bureau's ...
Iguaçu National Park
In response to the Secretariat's request for advice on the future listing of this property, the delegation of Brazil indicated its wish to list this property independently, as proposed by Brazil, without any link to the concept of transfrontier site or any other similar concept in force or that might be accepted in the deliberations of the Committee. The Delegation of Brazil also mentioned that Brazilian legislation did not allow for any commitment regarding joint management of national parks. The World Heritage Committee, although it ...
Monuments of Trier
Germany (Fed. Rep. of)
The Committee was informed of plans to use the amphitheatre in Trier for entertainment purposes and it requested the Chairman to write to the authorities of the Federal Republic of Germany to express its reservations on the plans as at present conceived which risked to prejudice the authenticity and integrity of the monument.
Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
The Committee took note of the statement made by the Greek authorities that the area surrounding the temple was controlled by the Ministry of Culture and that no construction of any sort (roads or buildings) was allowed in that area.
Westland and Mount Cook National Park
The Committee expressed its satisfaction regarding the manner in which the management plans drawn up for the two national parks have addressed the question of aircraft use. The Committee requested the State Party to keep it informed of any changes in the legal status of the recently added lands in Westland National Parks.
Fiordland National Park
The Committee noted the importance of including the waters of the fiords as an integral part of this national park and requested the New Zealand authorities to keep it informed of any reconsideration of the proposal to export fresh water from the area which has been currently withdrawn. The Committee welcomed the initiatives of the New Zealand authorities to bring the waters of the fiords under the control of the park and endorsed the efforts of the New Zealand Wildlife Service to rehabilitate takahe habitat and restore ...
Chan Chan archaeological zone
On the recommendation o f the Bureau and following a request from the Peruvian authorities, the Committee also decided to inscribe Chan Chan archaeological zone on the List of World Heritage in Danger. In so doing, the Committee recommended that appropriate measures be taken for the conservation, restoration and management of the site and specifically that the excavation work on the site be halted unless it was accompanied by appropriate conservation measures and that all possible steps be taken to control the plundering of the ...