Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1995
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/719/documents/
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 0
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UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds
Previous monitoring missions
Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports
Illustrative material see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/719/
Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 1997The Centre had received information concerning a proposal of the mining company "Terra" to exploit a gold mine at the Kozhim River Basin (Yugyd Va Nature Park). This proposed mining project poses a significant threat to the integrity of the World Heritage site.
Action RequiredIn addition, the Bureau requested the Russian authorities to keep the relevant authorities in the Komi Republic fully informed of the Bureau's concerns and involve them in discussions aimed at ensuring the integrity of the World Heritage site.
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1997
The Centre has received information concerning a proposal of the mining company "Terra" to exploit a gold mine at the Kozhim River Basin (Yugyd Va Nature Park). This proposed mining project poses a significant threat to the integrity of the World Heritage site. The information on the mining project obtained from an NGO (i.e. Greenpeace, Russia) has been transmitted to the Permanent Delegation of Russia to UNESCO, and IUCN for review and comments.
Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN
Decision Adopted: 21 COM VII.C.41
VII.41 The Committee noted the decisions of the twenty-first extraordinary session of the Bureau as reflected in the Report of the Bureau session (Working Document WHC-97/CONF.208/4B Section III.A.c), on the following natural properties: