1.         Río Abiseo National Park (Peru) (C/N 548)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1990

Criteria  (iii)(vii)(ix)(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/548/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 0
For details, see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/548/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds


Previous monitoring missions

1994: UNDP/UNESCO Regional Project mission

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Illustrative material  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/548/

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1994

[Oral report by the UNDP/UNESCO Regional Project to the World Heritage Committee] 

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies


Decision Adopted: 18 COM IX

Rio Abiseo (Peru)

The UNDP/UNESCO Project reported that the most serious threats to this mixed site are large-scale deforestation in the western zone of the park and traditional burning of fields for grazing in the higher areas. A limited number of park guards control the park in the south from outside the area. There is no regular vigilance and inspection and valuable archaeological objects are deteriorating and disappearing.

The monitoring mission recommended the following: