Pyrénées - Mont Perdu

France, Spain
Factors affecting the property in 2005*
  • Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
  • Management systems/ management plan
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

(transboundary) Management coordination ;  Festival de Gavarnie on the World Heritage property 

International Assistance: requests for the property until 2005
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved : 0 USD
Missions to the property until 2005**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2005

The State Party of France had been requested to report on the situation of the Festival de Gavarnie, and to provide a progress report by 1 February 2005.  However, no report has been received on the state of conservation of the French side of the property.

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 2005
29 COM 7B.31
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu (France/Spain)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-05/29.COM/7B.Rev and the Draft Decision 29 COM 7B.31.Rev,

2. Recalling its Decision 28 COM 15B.36, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004),

3. Taking note of the information given by the State Party of France,

4. Notes with satisfaction that the Gavarnie Festival did not take place this year;

5. Thanks the State Party of France for its active search of an alternative solution for the Gavarnie Festival, in order to maintain the outstanding universal value of the property;

6. Requests the State Party of France to provide the World Heritage Centre with a specific progress report on the situation of the Gavarnie Festival and the transboundary cooperation by 1 February 2006 at the latest.

Draft Decision: 29 COM 7B.31

The World Heritage Committee,

1.  Having examined Document WHC-05/29.COM/7B.Rev,

2.  Recalling its Decision 28 COM 15B.36, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004),

3.  Regretting that the State Party of France did not comply with the Committee’s request,

4.  Reiterates its request to implement the Advisory Bodies’ recommendations regarding the Festival de Gavarnie;

5.  Requests the State Party of France to provide the World Heritage Centre with a specific progress report on the situation of the Festival de Gavarnie and the transboundary cooperation by 1 February 2006 at the latest.

Report year: 2005
Spain France
Date of Inscription: 1997
Category: Mixed
Criteria: (iii)(iv)(v)(vii)(viii)
Documents examined by the Committee
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Exports

* : 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.