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State of Conservation reports 2016

Each year, IUCN makes recommendations to the World Heritage Committee on the state of conservation of about 60 World Heritage sites listed for their natural values, including ‘mixed’ sites also listed for cultural values. The World Heritage Committee has the final say. More on IUCN's monitoring work

Scroll down to find IUCN's recommendations on 61 natural and mixed World Heritage sites for the 2016 World Heritage Committee meeting, along with the Committee's decisions for each site. Documents regrouping these recommendations and decisions can also be downloaded here.

Downloadable documents

Decisions Adopted in Istanbul (July 2016) English Français
Adopted in Paris (October 2016) English Français
 

Natural and mixed World Heritage sites monitored in 2016

(alphabetically by region and country)

Africa

Botswana

Okavango Delta

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Cameroon

Dja Faunal Reserve

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Central African Republic

Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park

2016 report
(7A ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Côte d'Ivoire

Comoé National Park

2016 report
(7A)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Côte d'Ivoire / Guinea

Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve

2016 report
(7A ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Garamba National Park

2016 report
(7A ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Kahuzi-Biega National Park

2016 report
(7A)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Okapi Wildlife Reserve

2016 report
(7A)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Salonga National Park

2016 report
(7A)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Virunga National Park

2016 report
(7A)
 

2016 decision

Protected planet

World Heritage Sites of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

2016 report (7A.Add, p.67)

2016 decision

 

Ethiopia

Simien National Park

2016 report
(7A)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Kenya

Lake Turkana National Parks

2016 report
(7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Madagascar

Rainforests of the Atsinanana

2016 report
(7A)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Malawi

Lake Malawi National Park

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Mali

Cliffs of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Niger

Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves

2016 report
(7A)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Senegal

Niokolo-Koba National Park

2016 report
(7A ADD.2)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Tanzania

Selous Game Reserve

2016 report (7A ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Serengeti National Park

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Uganda

Rwenzori Mountains National Park

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Zimbabwe

Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Arab States

Jordan

Wadi Rum Protected Area

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Mauritania

Banc d'Arguin National Park

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Yemen

Socotra Archipelago

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Asia and the Pacific

Australia

Tasmanian Wilderness

2016 report
(7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

India

Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Keoladeo National Park

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Indonesia

Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra

2016 report
(7A ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Nepal

Sagarmatha National Park

2016 report
(7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Solomon Islands

East Rennell

2016 report (7B ADD.2)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Thailand

Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Viet Nam

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Trang An Landscape Complex

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Europe and North America

Belarus / Poland

Bialowieza Forest

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Bulgaria

Pirin National Park

2016 report (7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Canada

Gros Morne National Park

2016 report (7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Macedonia

Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid Region

2016 report (7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Russian Federation

Golden Mountains of Altai

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Lake Baikal

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve

2016 report (7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Virgin Komi Forests

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Volcanoes of Kamchatka

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Western Caucasus

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

 

Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast

2016 report
(7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Gough and Inaccessible Islands

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

United States of America

 

Everglades National Park

2016 report
(7A)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Grand Canyon National Park

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Latin America and the Caribbean

Argentina

Iguazu National Park

2016 report (7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Belize

Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System

2016 report (7A ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Brazil

Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks

2016 report (7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Iguaçu National Park

2016 report (7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Costa Rica / Panama

Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Dominica

Morne Trois Pitons National Park

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Ecuador

Galapagos Islands

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Honduras

Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve

2016 report (7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Mexico

 

Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California

2016 report (7B ADD)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Panama

Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection

2016 report (7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

Saint Lucia

Pitons Management Area

2016 report (7B)

2016 decision

Protected planet

 

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