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States Parties: Afghanistanclose
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7A
Threats*: Commercial development Ground transport infrastructure Housing
Other Threats: Risk of collapse of the Giant Buddha niches; Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintings
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2019
Document Source: WHC/19/43.COM/7A
Threats*: Commercial development Ground transport infrastructure Housing
Other Threats: Risk of collapse of the Giant Buddha niches; Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintings
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2018
Document Source: WHC/18/42.COM/7A
Threats*: Civil unrest Commercial development Ground transport infrastructure Housing
Other Threats: Risk of collapse of the Giant Buddha niches; Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintings
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2017
Document Source: WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add
Threats*: Civil unrest Commercial development Ground transport infrastructure Housing Military training
Other Threats: Risk of collapse of the Giant Buddha niches; Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintings
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2016
Document Source: WHC/16/40.COM/7A.Add
Threats*: Civil unrest Ground transport infrastructure Illegal activities
Other Threats: Risk of imminent collapse of the Giant Buddha niches; Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintings
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2015
Document Source: WHC-15/39.COM/7A.Add,WHC-15/39.COM/INF.7,WHC-15/39.COM/INF.7Rev
Threats*: Civil unrest Ground transport infrastructure Illegal activities
Other Threats: Risk of imminent collapse of the Giant Buddha niches; Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintings
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2014
Document Source: WHC-14/38.COM/7A
Threats*: Civil unrest Ground transport infrastructure Illegal activities
Other Threats: Risk of imminent collapse of the Giant Buddha niches; Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintings
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2013
Document Source: WHC-13/37.COM/7A
Threats*: Civil unrest Ground transport infrastructure Illegal activities
Other Threats: Risk of imminent collapse of the Giant Buddha niches; Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintings; Anti-personnel mines and unexploded ordinances (i.e. munitions)
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2012
Document Source: WHC-12/36.COM/7A.Add
Threats*: Civil unrest Illegal activities
Other Threats: Risk of imminent collapse of the Giant Buddha niches; Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintings; Anti-personnel mines and unexploded ordinances (i.e. munitions).
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2011
Document Source: WHC-11/35.COM/7A.Add
Threats*: Civil unrest Illegal activities
Other Threats: Risk of imminent collapse of the Giant Buddha niches; Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintings; Anti-personnel mines and unexploded ordinances (i.e. munitions).
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2010
Document Source: WHC-10/34.COM/7A.Add
Threats*: Civil unrest Illegal activities
Other Threats: Risk of imminent collapse of the Giant Buddha niches; Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintings; Anti-personnel mines and unexploded ordinances (i.e. munitions)
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2009
Document Source: WHC-09/33.COM/7A
Threats*: Civil unrest Deliberate destruction of heritage Illegal activities
Other Threats: a) Risk of imminent collapse of the Giant Buddha nichesb) Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintingse) Anti-personnel mines and unexploded ordinances (i.e. munitions)
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2008
Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7A
Threats*: Civil unrest Deliberate destruction of heritage Illegal activities
Other Threats: Risk of imminent collapse of the Buddha niches; Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintings
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2007
Document Source: WHC-07/31.COM/7A
Threats*: Civil unrest
Other Threats: Fragile state of the cliffs and niche; Presence of anti-personnel mines in the area.
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2006
Document Source: WHC-06/30.COM/7A
Threats*: Civil unrest
Other Threats: a) Fragile state of the cliffs and nichesb) Presence of anti-personnel mines in the are
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2005
Document Source: WHC-05/29.COM/7A
Threats*: Management systems/ management plan
Other Threats: a) Consolidation of the cliffs and nichesb) Lack of a long-term on-site monitoring systemc) Demining
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2004
Document Source: WHC-04/28.COM/15A.Rev
Threats*: Civil unrest Management systems/ management plan
Other Threats: a) Consolidation of the cliffs and niches; b) Lack of a long-term on-site monitoring system
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7A
Threats*: Civil unrest Erosion and siltation/ deposition Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan
Other Threats: Inclination of the Minaret
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2019
Document Source: WHC/19/43.COM/7A
Threats*: Civil unrest Erosion and siltation/ deposition Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan
Other Threats: Inclination of the Minaret
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Afghanistan
Year: 2018
Document Source: WHC/18/42.COM/7A
Threats*: Civil unrest Erosion and siltation/ deposition Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan
Other Threats: Inclination of the Minaret
Danger List:  Yes

* : 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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