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Submitting the supplementary information to the IUCN regarding the nomination of the "Ogasawara Islands" for the inscription on the World Heritage List

November 15, 2010

Regarding the "Ogasawara Islands" which is being nominated for the inscription on the World Heritage List, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) being in charge of the evaluation of the nomination requested supplementary information concerning change of the boundary of the nominated site and distribution of invasive alien plants by the letter dated September 14, 2010. The MOE, the Forestry Agency, the Agency for Cultural Affairs, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Ogasawara Village had prepared the supplementary information responding the letter collaborating and consulting the stakeholders and scientists in the Scientific Committee and submitted to the IUCN today.

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