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Henderson Island

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Factors affecting the property in 2004*
  • Legal framework
  • Management systems/ management plan
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Tourism Pressure; Lack of management mechanism (including legislation). 

International Assistance: requests for the property until 2004
Requests approved: 1 (from 1990-1990)
Total amount approved : 8,000 USD
Missions to the property until 2004**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2004

The State Party provided in January 2004 an up-date in response to the Committee’s request, and informed the Centre of progress made towards the development of the management plan. The Henderson Management Plan has been in existence for a number of years and is currently in the process of being finalised.

 

At the time of the preparation of this document the plan has not been published and provided to the Centre.

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 2004
28 COM 15B.30
Henderson Island

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Recalling that the State Party was to implement, as a matter of urgency, the 1995 Management Plan for this property, with provision for its on-going improvement,

2. Regrets that the plan was not published and delivered to the World Heritage Centre for review by IUCN;

3. Urges the State Party to submit two copies of the approved plan by 1 February 2005 at the latest and requests IUCN to carry out a detailed review and present its findings for examination by the Committee at its 29th session in 2005.

Draft Decision: 28 COM 15B.30

 The World Heritage Committee,

 1.  Recalling that the State Party was to implement, as a matter of urgency, the 1995 Management Plan for this site, with provision for its on-going improvement,

 2.  Regrets that the plan was not published and delivered to the Centre for review by IUCN;

 3.  Urges the State Party to submit two copies of the approved plan by 1 February 2005 at the latest and requests IUCN to carry out a detailed review and present its findings for examination by the Committee at its 29th session in 2005.

 

Report year: 2004
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Date of Inscription: 1988
Category: Natural
Criteria: (vii)(x)
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 28COM (2004)
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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