Wadden Sea World Heritage Site Publications

This page provides an overview and download possibility for all the documents related to the nomination of the Wadden Sea as a World Heritage site from 2008 to 2014.

Statement of "Outstanding Universal Value" (June 2009): http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1314

The full list of the Nomination documents:


Supplementary Information Extension Nomination (February 2014)

English Supplementary Information (23 MB)
Maps Property and Extension Nomination (3 MB)

Extension Denmark and Germany (January 2013)

Volume I The Wadden Sea, Germany and Netherlands (N1314) -
Extension Denmark and Germany (January 2013)
(23 MB)
Volume II Annexes The Wadden Sea, Germany and Netherlands (N1314) (43 MB)
Maps Wadden Sea World Heritage maps (N1314) (ZIP 17 MB)


Application for Minor Boundary Modification Hamburg (January 2011)

Part 1 Application for Minor Boundary Modification Hamburg  (4 MB)
Part 2 Annex with official documents (2 MB)
Maps Wadden Sea World Heritage maps with minor boundary modification (ZIP 10 MB)


Supplementary Information (February 2009)

English Supplementary Information (3 MB)
Deutsch Ergänzende Informationen (3 MB)
Maps Nominated Property The Wadden Sea (5 MB)
  Nominated Property Wadden Sea Coordinates Map (0.6 MB)
  Nominated Property Maps Overview (5 MB)


Final Nomination Dossier (January 2008)

On 30 January 2008, the Nomination of the Dutch-German Wadden Sea as World Heritage Site was submitted to the World Heritage Center, UNESCO, Paris for inscription on the World Heritage List.
The nomination dossier encompasses two volumes including maps. Volume one is the actual nomination of the Wadden Sea according to the format stipulated by the World Heritage Center. Three maps format A3 are attached to the nomination. They provide an overview of the nominated property "The Wadden Sea", the coordinates of the nominated property and the overview of the detailed maps. Volume two encompasses the annexes for the nomination such as expert statements, laws and regulations, Ministerial Declarations, bibliography etc

Volume 1 Nomination of the Dutch-German Wadden Sea as World Heritage Site (44 MB)
Volume 2 Annexes 1 - 24 (5 MB)
German Version with Annexes

Anmeldung des deutsch-niederländischen Wattenmeer als Weltnaturerbestätte (PDF 41 MB) Kapitel 1-2

Anmeldung des deutsch-niederländischen Wattenmeer als Weltnaturerbestätte (PDF 15 MB) Kapitel 3-6