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Shirakami-Sanchi

Japan
Factors affecting the property in 1995*
  • Forestry /wood production
International Assistance: requests for the property until 1995
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved : 0 USD
Missions to the property until 1995**
Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 1995

The Centre has received several letters concerning the logging of beech forests outside the World Heritage site and has transmitted them for review to IUCN. It is recalled that the site was inscribed in 1993 and that the Committee at the time recommended to review the site after three years.

Action Required

The Bureau invites the Centre to organize a mission to review the progress made in the implementation of the management plan with regard to the requirements of the World Heritage Convention.

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1995
19 BUR VI.20
Shirakami-Sanchi (Japan)

The Centre informed the Bureau that it has received several letters concerning the logging of beech forests outside the World Heritage site and has transmitted them for review to IUCN. The Bureau recalled that the site was inscribed in 1993, and that the Committee at the time recommended to review the site after three years. The Bureau invited the Centre to organize a mission to review the progress made in the implementation of the management plan with regard to the requirements of the World Heritage Convention.

Report year: 1995
Japan
Date of Inscription: 1993
Category: Natural
Criteria: (ix)
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 19COM (1995)
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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