Nature & Parks

[Outline of the Management Position] Shirakami-sanchi World Heritage Area Management Plan

[Cultural and Historical Heritage] Shirakami-sannchi World Heritage Area Management Plan

Outline of the Management Position

1.Rules of the Shirakami-sanchi World Heritage Area Liaison Committee (Excerpts)

(Aim)

Article 2:
This committee seeks to promote the appropriate conservation and management of the World Heritage List inscribed Shirakami-sanchi. To this end, we strive to facilitate mutual communication and coordination among the organizations concerned.

(Composition of the Committee)

Article 3:
The Committee shall be composed of the following organizations:
  • Tohoku District National Parks and Wildlife Office
  • Aomori Regional Forestry Office Akita Regional Forestry Office
  • Aomori Prefecture
  • Aomori Prefecture Board of Education
  • Akita Prefecture
  • Akita Prefecture Board of Education

(Matters of the Committee)

Article 4:
To achieve the aims set out in Article 2, this committee shall discuss and coordinate the following matters.
  • (1)Matters that are necessary to facilitate cooperation among the organizations concerned with regard to the implementation of conservation and management measures.
  • (2)Matters concerning the Management Plan
  • (3)Other matters that are deemed necessary by the Committee to facilitate the effective implementation of conservation and management measures.

(Secretaries)

Article 5:
Secretaries shall be selected for the Committee.
(1) The following will be eligible for the position of secretary:
  • Chief, National Parks Management Section. Tohoku District National Parks and Wildlife Office
  • Director, Guidance Division, Forestry Management Department, Aomori Regional Forestry Office,
  • Director, Guidance Division, Forestry Management Department, Akita Regional Forestry Office
  • Director, Nature Conservation Division, Environment and Health Department, Aomori Prefecture
  • Director, Forestry Administration Division, Agriculture and Forestry Department, Aomori Prefecture
  • Director, Culture Division, Board of Education, Aomori Prefecture
  • Director, Forestry Administration Division, Forestry Department, Akita Prefecture
  • Director, Culture Division, Board of Education, Akita Prefecture
(2)In order to facilitate the effective operation of the meeting, the Secretaries shall hold a Secretaries' meeting whenever necessary, and shall facilitate communication and coordination among the organizations concerned.

2.Responsible Central Government Agencies

  • Planning Division, Nature Conservation Bureau, of the Environment
  • Planning Division, Private Forest Department, Forestry Agency
  • Management Planning Division, National Forest Management Department, Forestry Agency
  • Monuments and Sites Division, Cultural Properties Protection Department. Agency for Cultural Affairs

Ministry of the Environment Government of Japan

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