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Simien National Park

Ethiopia
Factors affecting the property in 1985*
  • Civil unrest
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Presence of armed groups

International Assistance: requests for the property until 1985
Requests approved: 4 (from 1978-1982)
Total amount approved : 149,671 USD
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1985

[Oral report]

The management plan for this park, which resulted from a workshop supported by the World Heritage Fund, had been
finalised.

However, the situation described by IUCN at the 8th session of the Committee in 1984 had not developed further and no further information had been obtained.

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1985
9 COM XIII.C
SOC: Simen National Park (Ethiopia)

Simen National Park, Ethiopia: The management plan for this park, which resulted from a workshop supported by the World Heritage Fund, had been finalised. However, the situation described by IUCN at the 8th session of the Committee in 1984 had not developed further and no further information had been obtained.

No draft decision proposed

Report year: 1985
Ethiopia
Date of Inscription: 1978
Category: Natural
Criteria: (vii)(x)
Danger List (dates): 1996-2017
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 09COM (1985)
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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