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The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B.Add, 2. Recalling its Decisions 28 COM 15B.22 and 29 COM 7B.19, adopted at its 28th (Suzhou 2004) and 29th (Durban 2005) sessions respectively, 3. Commends the State Party for the progress achieved in setting up a basic monitoring programme, its efforts to agree with the Government of Mongolia on acceptable pollution standards for the Selenga River, its efforts to modernize sewage treatment systems in the watershed, the preparation of a management plan for the property and preparatory work implemented to define the ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Lake Baikal
Country: Russian Federation
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B.Add,2. Recalling Decisions 22 COM/A1 and 25 COMIII.120-121 adopted at its 22nd (Kyoto, 1998) and 25th (Helsinki, 2001) sessions respectively, 3. Notes with great concern that a pipeline project across the World Heritage property of the Golden Mountains of Altai is being considered;4. Regrets that the State Party did not provide any information in compliance with paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines; 5. Recalls its request at its 22nd session (Kyoto, 1998) to the State Party to start a co-operative process ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Golden Mountains of Altai
Country: Russian Federation
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decisions 28 COM 15B.20 and 29 COM 7B.15, adopted at its 28th (Suzhou, 2004) and 29th (Durban, 2005) sessions respectively,3. Notes with great concern that little progress has been made on implementing the recommendations of the joint 2004 World Heritage Centre/IUCN mission;4. Urges both States Parties to ensure that the management of the areas surrounding the World Heritage property does not adversely impact on the values and integrity of the property;5. Further urges both States Parties to clarify in ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Białowieża Forest
Country: Belarus Poland
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.16, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),3. Requests the State Party to ensure that adverse impacts of the operation of the Cheviot mine on the integrity of the property are minimized and mitigated;4. Further requests the State Party to keep the World Heritage Centre and IUCN informed of any important changes in the state of conservation of the property.
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
Country: Canada
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decisions 27 COM 7B.16 and 28 COM 15B.24, adopted at its 27th (Paris, 2003) and 28th (Suzhou, 2004) sessions respectively,3. Notes with concern that the various mining, mineral, oil and gas exploration activities around the property could have major adverse cumulative impacts on the integrity of the property;4. Encourages the State Party of Canada to proceed with the expansion of Nahanni National Park to protect the entire South Nahanni watershed and the karstlands of the Ram Plateau;5. Requests the ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Nahanni National Park
Country: Canada
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decisions 27 COM 7B.18 and 28 COM 15B.26, adopted at its 27th (Paris, 2003) and 28th (Suzhou, 2004) sessions respectively,3. Notes with great concern that the mining activities continue to have major adverse impacts on the integrity of the property;4. Regrets that little progress is made in relation to the requested stop of all mining activities in the World Heritage property;5. Requests the State Party to invite a joint World Heritage Centre/IUCN mission to assess the state of conservation of the ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands)
Country: Italy
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.18, adopted at its 29th (Durban, 2005),3. Notes with concern the increasing human pressures on the Danube Delta and the resultant impacts on the World Heritage property;4. Encourages the States Parties of the Republic of Moldova, Romania and Ukraine to follow up on the shared vision generated at the trilateral conference held in Odessa in 2006 and to implement the activities agreed upon;5. Strongly encourages the three States Parties to develop and implement a Master Plan for the ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Danube Delta
Country: Romania
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.20, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),3. Notes with concern that the State Party report, received on 1 February 2006, repeats the report of 27 January 2005;4. Regrets that the State Party has failed to report the most recent information on the issues raised at the 29th session of the Committee or to respond to any of its decisions;5. Requests the State Party to invite a joint UNESCO/IUCN mission to assess the state of conservation and the factors affecting the Outstanding ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Volcanoes of Kamchatka
Country: Russian Federation
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Commends the State Party for its prompt clarification of the status of the North Shore Road project;3. Requests the State Party to keep the World Heritage Centre and IUCN informed of the process to resolve the 1943 Agreement that calls for building a new road through the park as well as any important changes in the state of conservation of the property.
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Country: United States of America
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decisions 28 COM 15B.122 and 29 COM 7B.22, adopted at its 28th (Suzhou, 2004) and 29th (Durban, 2005) sessions respectively,3. Notes the State Party's efforts in addressing key issues in the property;4. Requests the State Party to continue its efforts in addressing key issues in the property including its winter use;5. Also requests the State Party to provide the World Heritage Centre with an updated report by 1 February 2008 on the status of key conservation and management issues in the property ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Yellowstone National Park
Country: United States of America
The World Heritage Committee1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.29, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),3. Regrets that the report submitted by the State Party was not provided in one of the working languages of the Convention (English or French);4. Commends the State Party for having implemented a transparent process which led to the successful selection of a director for the Galapagos National Park Service, ending an extended period of instability;5. Commends international donors and development agencies for their continued commitment and ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Galápagos Islands
Country: Ecuador
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7A.11, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005);3. Thanks the State Party of Ecuador for having submitted the requested report on progress in the implementation of the management strategy and measures taken to ensure adequate levels of funding and staff for the management of the property;4. Commends the State Party for its continued efforts to improve the conservation and management of this World Heritage property;5. Welcomes the support of the National Environmental Fund of Ecuador, ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Sangay National Park
Country: Ecuador
Decision 30 COM 7B.31The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.28, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005), 3. Urges the State Party to ensure that the Estrada do Colono Road is not re-opened, ensuring that local concerns are addressed in alternative manners; 4. Further urges the State Party to provide full support to the park authorities in carrying out their mandate and to ensure sustainable financing of the property especially relating to ongoing programmes with communities; 5. Reiterates its concern about the Lower ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Iguaçu National Park
Country: Brazil
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B, 2. Commends the State Party for the implementation of a Supplementary Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement, and recent efforts to increase the protection of old growth forests adjacent to the World Heritage property, thus increasing the buffer zone in certain areas; 3. Notes the concerns expressed by NGOs in relation to the impacts of logging adjacent to the World Heritage property and the potential for this activity to compromise options for future extensions to the World Heritage property;4. Requests the State ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Tasmanian Wilderness
Country: Australia
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document W3C-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decisions 28 COM 15B.36 and 29 COM 7B.31, adopted at its 28th (Suzhou, 2004) and 29th (Durban, 2005) sessions respectively,3. Regrets that the report provided by the State Party of France did not address the situation of transboundary cooperation;4. Notes with concern that nine years after the inscription of the property, the issue of the relocation of the Festival de Gavarnie has still not been solved satisfactorily;5. Requests the State Party of France to permanently relocate the Festival de Gavarnie ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Pyrénées - Mont Perdu
Country: France Spain
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decisions 28 COM 15B.37 and 29 COM 7B.32, adopted at its 28th (Suzhou, 2004) and 29th (Durban, 2005) sessions respectively,3. Notes the exceptional quality of the efforts between national authorities responsible for heritage conservation and the leadership of the monastic community to collaborate fruitfully and effectively to ensure the long term conservation of the property;4. Urges the World Heritage Centre, the State Party and competent authorities to fully implement all recommendations of the joint ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Mount Athos
Country: Greece
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.33, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),3. Commends the State Party for the completion and adoption of the new Master Plan for the property to address key issues of its conservation and management;4. Also commends the State Party for its efforts to re-orient the priorities of the World Bank funded Vilcanota Valley Project to ensure its contribution to the development of a sustainable tourism programme for this area;5. Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
Country: Peru
The World Heritage Committee,1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7A.14, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),3. Thanks the State Party for having made substantial efforts, in conformity with Decision 29 COM 7A.14, with the view of the achievement of the management plan for Timbuktu;4. Thanks the State Party for having created a local steering committee for the conservation and management of the Old City of Timbuktu;5. Also thanks the State Party for the necessary collective actions undertaken for the elaboration of the management plan and ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Timbuktu
Country: Mali
The World Heritage Committee;1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/7B.Add,2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.38 adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),3. Thanks the State Party for having organised the joint World Heritage Centre/ICOMOS/ICCROM mission, given the results of said mission; 4. Reiterates its invitation to the State Party to organise, in 2007, a meeting of representatives of funding institutions and the major partners within the international community active in Senegal, in order to harmonise the current and future interventions on the property;5. Invites the State Party ...
Session: 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (30 COM)
Year: 2006
Sites: Island of Saint-Louis
Country: Senegal