World Heritage Caves and Karst

Thematic Study

World Heritage Caves and Karst

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.

Work area: 
Protected Areas
World Heritage
Protected Areas
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