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Škocjan Caves

Slovenia
Factors affecting the property in 2005*
  • Renewable energy facilities
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Wind generators (Turbine wind farm) 

International Assistance: requests for the property until 2005
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved : 0 USD
Missions to the property until 2005**

IUCN mission in 1999

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2005

The State Party has not provided any response to the Committee’s request on the status of the proposed establishment of wind generators or a copy of the Environmental Impact Assessment prepared for this project.  The World Heritage Centre reminded the authorities of these requirements during a meeting with the Secretary of the National Commission of Slovenia in April 2005.  No reply was received at the time of the preparation of this document.

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 2005
29 COM 7B.24
Škocjan Caves (Slovenia)

The World Heritage Committee,

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

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

3. Regrets that the State Party of Slovenia did not provide any reply to the Committee’s request for a copy of the Environmental Impact Assessment for the wind generator project;

4. Urges the State Party to provide these documents as soon as possible and at the latest together with the Periodic Report (Section II) for Europe.

Draft Decision: 29 COM 7B.24

The World Heritage Committee,

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

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

3.  Regrets that the State Party did not provide any reply to the Committee’s request for a copy of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the wind generator project;

4.  Urges the State Party to provide these documents as soon as possible and at the latest together with the Periodic Report (Section II) for Europe.

Report year: 2005
Slovenia
Date of Inscription: 1986
Category: Natural
Criteria: (vii)(viii)
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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