Noel Kempff Mercado National Park
Factors affecting the property in 2001*
International Assistance: requests for the property until 2001
Total amount approved : 12,000 USD
|1998||Preparation of a nomination dossier for Noel Kempff ... (Approved)||12,000 USD|
Missions to the property until 2001**
Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 2001
Twenty-fourth session of the Committee (paragraph X.A.1)
Main issues: mining proposal;
New information: The Secretariat had received information that the mining company Martha would have been given mining concessions within the World Heritage site. The Bolivian authorities informed the Centre via their letter dated 30 March 2001 that no mining concessions were given for the World Heritage area.
Note: this report was presented to the Bureau for noting only.
Summary of the interventions
Decisions adopted by the Committee in 2001
25 BUR V.281
State of conservation
V.281 The Bureau took note of information that the Secretariat had provided in the working document on the state of conservation of the following properties:
Noel Kempff Mercado National Park (Bolivia)
Morne Trois Pitons National Park (Dominica)
Huascaran National Park (Peru)
Lake Baikal (Russian Federation)
Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) (Japan)
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Site (El Salvador)
Cultural Landscape of Sintra (Portugal)
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”).