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Tikal National Park

Factors affecting the property in 1999*
  • Management systems/ management plan
  • Storms
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
  • Boundaries issue
  • Hurricane in 1998
International Assistance: requests for the property until 1999
Requests approved: 3 (from 1980-1992)
Total amount approved : 91,300 USD
Missions to the property until 1999**
Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 1999

Previous deliberations: The Secretariat informed the Committee at its twenty-second session of damage caused by Hurricane Mitch to some World Heritage properties in Central America. The Committee requested the Secretariat, jointly with the advisory bodies, to provide a full report on the conditions of the World Heritage in the region of Central America to the twenty-third session of the Bureau.

New information: The Secretariat requested IUCN and ICOMOS to prepare such a report.

Action Required

The Bureau may wish to examine the report that will be provided at the time of its session and take the appropriate decision thereupon.

Summary of the interventions
This report was not discussed during the World Heritage Committee session.
Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1999
Report year: 1999
Date of Inscription: 1979
Category: Mixed
Criteria: (i)(iii)(iv)(ix)(x)
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 23COM (1999)

* : 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.