1.         Los Glaciares National Park (Argentina) (N 145)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1981

Criteria  (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/145/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 1985-1985)
Total amount approved: USD 5,000
For details, see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/145/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/145/

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1985

[Oral report]

Part of this Park was being considered for reappropriation for a settlement scheme by the Province of Santa Cruz and the second phase of this project could result in the excision of a further 20,000 ha which included an important habitat for the humeal deer.

The Argentine representative confirmed this report and indicated that this problem was in fact of concern to the central government authorities, who wished to take this matter up with the Provincial Government. 

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN

The Committee requested the Secretariat to contact the Argentine authorities to obtain more information this matter.

Decision Adopted: 9 COM XIII.C

Los Glaciares, Argentina: Part of this Park was being considered for re­appropriation for a settlement scheme by the Province of Santa Cruz and the second phase of this project could result in the excision of a further 20,000 ha which included an important habitat for the humeal deer. The Argentine representative confirmed this report and indicated that this problem was in fact of concern to the central government authorities, who wished to take this matter up with the Provincial Government. The Committee requested the Secretariat to contact the Argentine authorities to obtain more information on this matter.