World Heritage Caves and Karst

31 October 2008 | Downloads - publication

Thematic Study

The purpose of this review is to assist with the implementation of this decision and, in particular, to advise States Parties to the World Heritage Committee on:

1. The scope of karst landscapes and features, including caves, already represented on the World Heritage List;

2. The potential and priorities for further future recognition of karst landscapes and features on the World Heritage List in relation to the relevant World Heritage criteria; and

3. The requirements for integrity and management that should apply to karst landscapes and features on the World Heritage List.