NGO Conference 2016 in Istanbul

tanzania participated in a NGO conference organized by World Heritage Watch, Berlin / Germany, on 8. and 9. July 2016 in Istanbul. World Heriage Watch aims at bringing civil society voices to the attentoin of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee (WHC); the session of UNESCO's WHC starts 10. July. made the issue of World Heritage site Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania, threatened by the development of Mkuju River Uranium Project to interantional attendance. calls for a re-integration of the planned uranium mine site into the World Heritage protected Selous Game Reserve; a similar diceions had brought Koongarra uranium deposint in Australia under protection through World Heritage status.

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