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Nominations for 2016

Golden snub-nosed monkey, Hubei Shennongjia, China

IUCN has evaluated 15 nomination files and two minor boundary modifications for 2016.

IUCN's evaluations of nominated sites are issued in two dispatches six and four weeks ahead of UNESCO's World Heritage Committee meeting.

The evaluation reports contain IUCN's recommendations to the Committee on new inscriptions on the World Heritage List. The World Heritage Committee has the final say.

First dispatch (27 May)

WHC/16/40.COM/INF.8B2: IUCN Evaluations of nominations of natural and mixed properties to the World Heritage List
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Second dispatch (10 June)

WHC/16/40.COM/INF.8B2.Add: IUCN Evaluations of nominations of natural and mixed properties to the World Heritage List
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French

WHC/16/40.COM/INF.8B2.Corr: IUCN Evaluations of nominations of natural and mixed properties to the World Heritage List
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French

Proposed nominations for 2016

Alphabetically, by country:

Canada

Pimachiowin Aki, mixed site
REFERRED

2016 evaluation
(1st dispatch)

Canada

Mistaken Point
INSCRIBED

2016 evaluation
(1st dispatch)

Chad

Massif de l’Ennedi : paysage naturel et culturel: mixed site
INSCRIBED

2016 evaluation
(1st dispatch)

China

Hubei Shennongjia
INSCRIBED

2016 evaluation
(1st dispatch)

France

Ensemble tectono-volcanique de la Chaîne des Puys et faille de Limagne
(referred in 2014)
REFERRED

2016 evaluation
(2nd dispatch)

India

Khangchendzonga National Park: mixed site
INSCRIBED

2016 evaluation
(1st dispatch)

Iran

Lut Desert
INSCRIBED

2016 evaluation
(1st dispatch)

Iraq

The Ahwar of Southern Iraq: refuge of biodiversity and the relict landscape of the Mesopotamian Cities: mixed site
INSCRIBED

2016 evaluation
(1st dispatch)

Kazakhstan,
Kyrgyzstan,
Uzbekistan

Western Tien-Shan
INSCRIBED

2016 evaluation
(1st dispatch)

Mexico

Archipiélago de Revillagigedo
INSCRIBED

2016 evaluation
(1st dispatch)

Russian Federation

Western Caucasus
(Significant boundary modification)
WITHDRAWN

2016 evaluation
(1st dispatch)

Russian Federation

Virgin Komi Forests
(Significant boundary modification)
WITHDRAWN

2016 evaluation
(1st dispatch)

Sudan

Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay/Mukkawar Island Marine National Park
(referred in 2015)
INSCRIBED

2016 evaluation
(2nd dispatch)

Thailand

Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex
(referred in 2015)
REFERRED

2016 evaluation
(2nd dispatch)

Turkmenistan

Mountain Ecosystems of Koytendag
DEFERRED

2016 evaluation
(1st dispatch)

United Kingdom

Giant’s Causeway and Causeway Coast
(Minor boundary modification)
APPROVED
 

2016 evaluation
(2nd dispatch)

Viet Nam

Trang An Landscape Complex, mixed site
(Minor boundary modification)
APPROVED

2016 evaluation
(2nd dispatch)

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