1.         Pyrénées - Mont Perdu (France,Spain) (C/N 773bis)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1997

Criteria  (iii)(iv)(v)(vii)(viii)

Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger  N/A

Previous Committee Decisions  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/773/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 0
For details, see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/773/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds


Previous monitoring missions


Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

(transboundary) Management coordination ;  Festival de Gavarnie on the World Heritage property 

Illustrative material  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/773/

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2005

The State Party of France had been requested to report on the situation of the Festival de Gavarnie, and to provide a progress report by 1 February 2005.  However, no report has been received on the state of conservation of the French side of the property.

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies


Decision Adopted: 29 COM 7B.31

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-05/29.COM/7B.Rev and the Draft Decision 29 COM 7B.31.Rev,

2. Recalling its Decision 28 COM 15B.36, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004),

3. Taking note of the information given by the State Party of France,

4. Notes with satisfaction that the Gavarnie Festival did not take place this year;

5. Thanks the State Party of France for its active search of an alternative solution for the Gavarnie Festival, in order to maintain the outstanding universal value of the property;

6. Requests the State Party of France to provide the World Heritage Centre with a specific progress report on the situation of the Gavarnie Festival and the transboundary cooperation by 1 February 2006 at the latest.