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Noel Kempff Mercado National Park

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Factors affecting the property in 2001*
  • Mining
International Assistance: requests for the property until 2001
Requests approved: 1 (from 1998-1998)
Total amount approved : 12,000 USD
Missions to the property until 2001**
Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 2001

Previous deliberations:
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.

Action Required

Note: this report was presented to the Bureau for noting only.

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) 

Hatra (Iraq)

Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) (Japan)

Joya de Ceren Archaeological Site (El Salvador)

Cultural Landscape of Sintra (Portugal)

Report year: 2001
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Date of Inscription: 2000
Category: Natural
Criteria: (ix)(x)
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 25COM (2001)

* : 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.