Nature & Parks

[Outline of the Management Institution] Yakushima World Heritage Area Management Plan

[Cultural and Historical Heritage] Yakushima World Heritage Area Management Plan

Outline of the Management Institution

1. Rules of the Yakushima World Heritage Area Liaison Committee (Excerpts)

(Aim)

Article 2:
This committee seeks to promote appropriate conservation and management of Yakushima inscribed in the World Heritage List. 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:
  • Kyushu District National Parks and Wildlife Office
  • Kumamoto Regional Forestry Office
  • Kagoshima Prefecture
  • Kagoshima Prefecture Board of Education

In addition, the Committee may decide to ask representatives of the local governments of Kamiyaku-cho and Yaku-cho to attend Committee meetings to express their opinions.

(Matters of the Committee)

Article 4:
To achieve the aim set out in Article 2,this committee shall discuss and coordinate the following matters.
  1. Matters 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 persons shall be eligible for the position of secretary:Chief, National Parks Management Section, Kyushu District National Parks and Wildlife OfficeDirector, Planning Division, Forest Management Department, Kumamoto Regional Forest OfficeDirector, Environmental Policy Division, Health and Environment Department, Kagoshima PrefectureDirector, Forestry and Fisheries Division, Forestry and Fisheries Department, Kagoshima PrefectureDirector, Culture Division, Education Agency, Kagoshima 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
  3. When a General Secretary's meeting is held, the additionally written provision of Article 3 may be applicable.

2. Responsible Central Government Agencies

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


Ministry of the Environment Government of Japan

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