Morne Trois Pitons National Park

Factors affecting the property in 2001*
  • Ground transport infrastructure
  • Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
Cable car construction project
International Assistance: requests for the property until 2001
Requests approved: 2 (from 1998-2001)
Total amount approved : 14,000 USD
Missions to the property until 2001**
Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 2001

Previous deliberations:
Twenty-second session of the Committee – paragraph VII.27 / Annex IV page 96.
Twenty-third session of the Committee – paragraph X.28 / Annex VIII page 89.

Main issues: tourism management and aerial tram project;

New information: The Secretariat was informed by a letter dated 29 September 2000 that the Forestry, Wildlife & Parks Division of the Ministry of Agriculture & Environment continues to undertake the resource monitoring within the site. Tracts of previously unallocated State Land adjoining the National Park leased to the company undertaking the Aerial Tram Project, continues to be maintained as a buffer zone to the Park. The developers of the Aerial Tram Project commenced construction of the road and trail. A new management plan is being developed with financial assistance from the World Heritage Fund. It will, among other things, corporate such elements as the buffer zone, resource monitoring, maintenance of facilities and trails as well as co-ordination with the Ministry of Tourism.

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
Date of Inscription: 1997
Category: Natural
Criteria: (viii)(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.