1.         Niokolo-Koba National Park (Senegal) (N 153)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1981

Criteria  (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/153/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 1982-1986)
Total amount approved: USD 42,845
For details, see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/153/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds


Previous monitoring missions


Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Road project; Poaching

Illustrative material  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/153/

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1987

IUCN's Regional Representative for West Africa recently conducted a field review of management of the park.

A report on requirements to strengthen the management and to prepare a proper plan has been forwarded to the Minister of Nature Protection. 

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN

The Committee may wish to request that the Senegal Government inform the Secretariat on follow-up to this report.

Decision Adopted: 11 COM VIII.18

18. The Committee requested its Chairman to write to the authorities concerned for the following natural sites mentioned in the IUCN document in order that progress reports could be submitted to the Committee at its next session: Western Tasmania National Parks (Australia); Mt.Nimba (Cote d'Ivoire/Guinea); Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary (Peru); Niokolo-Koba National Park (Senegal); Selous Game Reserve (Tanzania).