1.         Shirakami-Sanchi (Japan) (N 663)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1993

Criteria  (ix)

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/663/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 0
For details, see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/663/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds

N/A

Previous monitoring missions

N/A

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Illustrative material  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/663/

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.

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1995

N/A

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN

N/A

Decision Adopted: 19 BUR VI.20

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.