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Durmitor National Park

Montenegro
Factors affecting the property in 1985*
  • Water infrastructure
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Construction of a dam

International Assistance: requests for the property until 1985
Requests approved: 1 (from 1981-1981)
Total amount approved : 9,000 USD
1981 2 experts missions in Durmitor National Park (Approved)   9,000 USD
Missions to the property until 1985**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1985

[Oral report]

This property had been threatened by the construction of a dam on the Tara River, however, due to public pressure
from within and without Yugoslavia, this proposal had been cancelled.

 The Committee noted its satisfaction that this threat had now been removed and congratulated the Yugoslav authorities on making the best use of the Convention to support efforts to protect this property.

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

Durmitor National Park, Yugoslavia: This property had been threatened by the construction of a dam on the Tara River, however, due to public pressure from within and without Yugoslavia, this proposal had been cancelled. The Committee noted its satisfaction that this threat had now been removed and congratulated the Yugoslav authorities on making the best use of the Convention to support efforts to protect this property.

No draft decision proposed

Report year: 1985
Montenegro
Date of Inscription: 1980
Category: Natural
Criteria: (vii)(viii)(x)
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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