1.         Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary (Senegal) (N 25)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1981

Criteria  (vii)(x)

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/25/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 1980-1982)
Total amount approved: USD 49,132
For details, see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/25/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds

N/A

Previous monitoring missions

N/A

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Illustrative material  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/25/

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1982

The Committee approved without reservation the technical co-operation request from Senegal concerning Djoudj National Park.

It expressed its concern, however, concerning the consequences of the changes in the hydrological system on Djoudj National Park which would result from the works envisaged on the River Senegal and suggestedthat the authorities of Senegal request the inscription of this site on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

 

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN

N/A

Decision Adopted: 6 COM XII.41

On the basis of the recommendations of the working group, the Committee approved the following technical co-operation requests:

Sub-total for technical co-operation requests concerning cultural properties: $313,250

Sub-total for technical co-operation requests concerning natural properties: $282,183

TOTAL concerning cultural and natural properties: $595,433

& 25% reserve for small-scale projects: $148,858

TOTAL: $744,291

Decision Adopted: 6 COM XII.42

The Committee approved without reservation the technical co-operation request from Senegal concerning Djoudj National Park.

It expressed its concern, however, concerning the consequences of the changes in the hydrological system on Djoudj National Park which would result from the works envisaged on the River Senegal and suggested that the authorities of Senegal request the inscription of this site on the List of World Heritage in Danger.