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The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7A,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7A.30, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),3. Commends the State Party for the actions taken to protect and preserve the World Heritage site of Chan Chan Archaeological Zone, in particular the progress made with regard to reducing the water level at the property and the restoration of the buildings;4. Congratulates the State Party for the efforts made to solve the problem of the resettlement of the occupants and farmers away from the property;5. Requests the State Party to submit ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
Country: Peru
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7A,2. Recalling Decisions 27 COM 7B.102, 28 COM 15B.106 and 29 COM 7B.92 adopted at its 27th (UNESCO, 2003), 28th (Suzhou, 2004) and 29th (Durban, 2005) sessions,3. Recalls article 11.4 of the Convention and paragraph 179 of the Operational Guidelines with regard to ascertained danger (including serious deterioration of materials, structures and town-planning coherence) and potential danger (lack of conservation policy); 4. Expresses its grave concern about the state of conservation of the property and the lack of ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Coro and its Port
Country: Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7A.Add.Rev,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7A.31 adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),3. Further recalling 32 C/Resolution 39 of the General Conference of UNESCO and Decision 172EX.18 of the Executive Board of UNESCO, as well as the provisions of the four Geneva Conventions (1949), the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (1954) and the related Protocols, and the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972), the inclusion of ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B.Add, 2. Notes with great concern the reports of ongoing and potential threats to the values and integrity of the property;3. Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre a full copy of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of the proposed road upgrading project as well as the final report on the wildlife inventory that took place in May/June 2006;4. Also requests the State Party to invite a joint World Heritage Centre/IUCN mission to assess the state of conservation of the property, in ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Niokolo-Koba National Park
Country: Senegal
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.1, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),3. Encourages the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) to act without delay on the measures planned to strictly regulate and control tourism in the Crater and move immigrants, NCAA and tourist lodge staff out of the property;4. Notes that the World Heritage Centre and IUCN have received a number of reports highlighting concerns on the state of conservation of the property; 5. Urges the State Party to consult widely, including with ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Notes that the State Party has not responded to the previous request for information about a number of threats to the property;3. Regrets that financial resources available from the income retention scheme from commercial hunting have decreased significantly in recent years and recommends that the State Party seek independent financial advice on the management of this income retention scheme to support conservation and management of the property;4. Requests the State Party to commission independent EIAs of all ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Selous Game Reserve
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.2, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005), 3. Notes with satisfaction the completion of the World Heritage Centre/IUCN monitoring mission to the World Heritage property;4. Notes with concern that the Management Plan is not yet officially in force; 5. Requests the State Party to undertake the necessary measures to:a) Publish without delay the Ministerial decree for the enforcement of the Management Plan of the property and initiate its implementation;b) Make necessary arrangements ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Dja Faunal Reserve
Country: Cameroon
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Commends the State Party, SANParks, CapeNature, C.A.P.E. and the Working for Water and Working on Fire programmes for their continued conservation and development efforts in and around the Cape Floral Region Protected Areas;3. Thanks the international donor community for its substantial support for the continued conservation and development efforts in and around the World Heritage property;4. Notes with great concern that the important efforts to manage invasive alien species and fire are currently severely ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Cape Floral Region Protected Areas
Country: South Africa
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.4, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005);3. Notes with thanks the general management plan and the map showing the precise surveyed and marked boundary of the World Heritage property submitted by the State Party;4. Commends the Uganda Wildlife Authority for ongoing work to improve the management and conservation of the property, notably through the implementation of a 10 year management plan, as well as its considerable efforts to support the sustainable development of appropriate ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Country: Uganda
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Commends the State Party for the recent approval of the general management plan (2005 to 2015) for the property and the development of the ecological monitoring programme for the property under the UNESCO-IUCN-UNF Enhancing Our Heritage project;3. Urges the State Party to consult widely, including with IUCN and the World Heritage Centre, on the completion of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) relating to the proposed new lodge development at Bilila, and to carefully consider alternative options so that ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Serengeti National Park
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Notes with concern that the recommendations of the 2002 bi-lateral workshop have not been implemented;3. Regrets that the integrity of the World Heritage property remains threatened by uncontrolled urban development, pollution and unplanned tourism development;4. Urges both States Parties to urgently follow-up on the recommendations of the 2002 bi-lateral workshop and in particular the preparation and implementation of an effective joint management framework to address the ongoing threats; and requests the States ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls
Country: Zambia Zimbabwe
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.5, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),3. Commends the State Party and its partners for their efforts to protect the Banc d'Arguin National Park, including through the implementation of the Regional Marine and Coastal Conservation Programme for West Africa (PRCM);4. Congratulates the State Party for the 30th anniversary of the Banc d'Arguin National Park and the associated programme of events to raise awareness and support for the property and encourages international ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Banc d'Arguin National Park
Country: Mauritania
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.6, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),3. Notes with concern that progress on reviewing the 2000 management plan and delineating boundaries remains very slow and that the State Party is yet to submit a revised boundary for the World Heritage property;4. Notes with concern recent reports indicating that the current management plan would conditionally permit mining activity (exploration and production of oil, gas and minerals) in all zones of the World Heritage property and ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Country: Oman
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.7, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005), 3. Commends the State Party for its continued efforts to improve the management and conservation of the World Heritage serial property and encourages further efforts to develop strengthened legislative and policy frameworks; strategic tourism planning; participatory approaches and work with NGO partners; 4. Urges the State Party to provide sufficient funding for the management of the property at national, provincial and local ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas
Country: China
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decisions 28 COM 14B.5 and 29 COM 7B.9, adopted at its 28th (Suzhou, 2004) and 29th (Durban, 2005) sessions respectively,3. Notes with great concern the findings and recommendations of the joint IUCN-UNESCO monitoring mission (25 February to 5 March 2006), in particular that the property continues to be increasingly threatened by extensive agricultural encroachment, illegal logging, poaching, road construction and institutional and governance issues, and that an Emergency Action Plan requested at the ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra
Country: Indonesia
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.8, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),3. Notes that the 2005 monsoon rains have improved the water situation in Keoladeo National Park;4. Urges the State Party to implement long term solutions for the water problem of the park to ensure a sufficient water supply to the property even in years where the monsoon rains fail, and effectively deal with the problem of invasive species; 5. Calls upon the international donor community to provide further financial and technical support ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Keoladeo National Park
Country: India
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.12, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),3. Notes that there are ongoing significant threats to the values and integrity of the World Heritage property that requires a concerted effort and adequate resources to address;4. Notes with concern that the Strategic Plan has yet to be formally approved and implemented; 5. Urges the State Party to take urgent action for the establishment, staffing and funding of the park management authority, Balai Taman Nasional Lorentz;6. Requests the ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Lorentz National Park
Country: Indonesia
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Notes with concern the findings of the joint fact-finding mission of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation, IUCN-Nepal and WWF-Nepal in relation to the development of the Kongde View Resort within the World Heritage property, the potential negative impacts of this development on the integrity of the property and the lack of adequate consultation;3. Urges the State Party to:a) Clarify the ownership of the site of the resort development;b) Carefully consider the social and environmental impacts ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Sagarmatha National Park
Country: Nepal
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B, 2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.13, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005), 3. Notes the positive achievements in the conservation and management of the property and particularly in controlling the illegal fishing activities at local level; 4. Urges the State Party to provide sufficient basic funding for the management of the property in order to avoid annual fluctuations caused by dependence on tourism income and project funding; 5. Encourages the State Party to enact the Tubbataha Protected Areas Bill ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
Country: Philippines
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decisions 27 COM 7B.13 and 28 COM 15B.13, adopted at its 27th (Paris, 2003) and 28th (Suzhou, 2004) sessions respectively,3. Commends the State Party and Ha Long Bay Management Authority for their continued efforts in addressing key issues in and around the property and for submitting a detailed response to the concerns raised over the state of conservation of the property;4. Urges the State Party and the Ha Long Bay Management Authority to continue their efforts to relieve or resolve the economic ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Ha Long Bay
Country: Viet Nam