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IUCN recommendations

Adopted decisions are now available, along with IUCN World Heritage recommendations.

As the official advisory body on nature under the World Heritage Convention, IUCN makes recommendations on sites aspiring to achieve World Heritage status and on necessary action to conserve listed sites facing threats. The World Heritage Committee takes final decisions.

Recommendations to the Committee are issued in two releases six and four weeks before the meeting by UNESCO's World Heritage Centre. Decisions are published by UNESCO after the Committee meeting and video records of the debates can be viewed here.

Los Alerces National Park, ArgentinaNominations

IUCN evaluates all natural and 'mixed' sites nominated for World Heritage status, and contributes to evaluations of certain cultural landscapes.

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Wood Buffalo National Park, CanadaState of Conservation reports

Each year, IUCN prepares monitoring reports for about 60 sites listed for their natural values, in collaboration with UNESCO's World Heritage Centre

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