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Lorentz National Park

Indonesia
Factors affecting the property in 2005*
  • Civil unrest
  • Financial resources
  • Fishing/collecting aquatic resources
  • Governance
  • Housing
  • Management systems/ management plan
  • Mining
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Mining; Absence of a co-ordinating agency; Inadequate financing; Absence of a finalized strategic or Management Plan; Threats posed by devolution of powers; Absence of physically designated Park boundaries; Security limitations; Development threats; Exploitation of marine resources.

International Assistance: requests for the property until 2005
Requests approved: 2 (from 1996-2001)
Total amount approved : 41,400 USD
Missions to the property until 2005**

IUCN mission in January 2004

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2005

At the time of writing this report, the Secretariat had not received a formal response from the State Party concerning a progress report on follow-up action to address the issues raised by the IUCN mission as requested by the Committee at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004).

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 2005
29 COM 7B.12
Lorentz National Park (Indonesia)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-05/29.COM/7B.Rev,

2. Recalling its Decision 28 COM 15B.10, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004),

3. Regrets that the State Party of Indonesia did not respond to the specific issues requested;

4. Requests the State Party to urgently submit to the World Heritage Centre, before 1 February 2006, a progress report on the achievements made to follow-up on the recommendations of 2004 IUCN mission, for examination by the Committee at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006).

Draft Decision: 29 COM 7B.12

The World Heritage Committee,

1.  Having examined Document WHC-05/29.COM/7B.Rev,

2.  Recalling its Decision 28 COM 15B.10, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004),

3.  Regrets that the State Party did not respond to the specific issues requested;

4.  Requests the State Party to urgently submit to the World Heritage Centre, before 1 February 2006, a progress report on the achievements made to follow-up on the recommendations of 2004 IUCN mission, for examination by the Committee at its 30th session in 2006.

Report year: 2005
Indonesia
Date of Inscription: 1999
Category: Natural
Criteria: (viii)(ix)(x)
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 29COM (2005)
Exports

* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.


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