Revised Nomination of St Kilda for inclusion in the World Heritage Site

DescriptionUK submission to UNESCO World Heritage Committee
ISBN0775905768
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMay 12, 2003

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From the Office of the First Minister
1 Identification of Property
a. Country
b. State, Province or Region
c. Name of Property
d. Exact location on map and location of geographical co-ordinates to the nearest second
e. Maps and/or plans showing boundary of area proposed for inscription and of any buffer zone
f. Area of site proposed for inscription (ha) and proposed buffer zone (ha) if any
2 a. Statement of Significance
2 b. Comparative analysis
2 c. Authenticity/integrity
2 d. Criteria under which inscription is proposed (and justification for inscription under those criteria)
3 Description
a. Description of Property
b. History and Development
c. Form and date of mist recent records of site
d. Policies and programmes related to the presentation and promotion of the property
4 Management
a. Ownership
b. Legal Status
c. Protective measures and means of implementing
d. Agency/agencies with management authority
e. Level at which management is exercised (e.g. on site, regionally) and name and address of responsible person for contact purposes
f. Agreed plans related to property (e.g. regional, local plan, conservation plan, tourism development plan)
g. Sources and levels of finance
h. Sources of expertise and training in conservation and management techniques
i. Visitor facilities and statistics
j. Site Management Plan and statement of objectives
k. Staffing levels (professional, technical, maintenance)
5 Factors Affecting the Site
a. Development Pressure (e.g. encroachment, adaptation, agriculture, mining)
b. Environmental pressures (e.g. pollution, climate change)
c. Natural disasters and preparedness (earthquakes, floods, fires, etc.)
d. Visitor/tourism pressure
e. Number of inhabitants within site
6 Monitoring
a. Key indicators for measuring state of conservation
b. Administrative arrangements for monitoring property
c. Results of previous reporting exercises
7 Documentation
a. Photographs, slides and, where available, film/video
b. Copies of site management plans and extracts from other plans relevant to the site
c. Selected Bibliography
d. Address where inventory, records and archivesare held
8 Signed on behalf of the State Party
Acknowledgements
Image Acknowledgements

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