ASEAN Heritage Parks

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ASEAN Heritage Parks (AHP) represent efforts to conserve areas of particular biodiversity importance or exceptional uniqueness by member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. ASEAN environmental ministers signed the ASEAN Declaration on Heritage Parks on 18 December 2003. ASEAN member countries agreed that, "common cooperation is necessary to conserve and manage AHP for the development and implementation of regional conservation and management action plans as well as regional mechanisms complementary to national efforts to implement conservation measures."[1]

The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) serves as the secretariat of the ASEAN Heritage Parks Programme. Its vision is "An ASEAN region whose biodiversity is conserved, sustainably managed and used, and equitably shared for the well-being of its peoples."[2]

Forty-nine ASEAN Heritage Parks have been designated as of 2019.[3] Five sites are designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Kinabalu National Park of Malaysia; Lorentz National Park of West Papua; Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park of the Philippines; Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary of the Philippines; and Khao Yai National Park of Thailand.


ASEAN Heritage Parks[4]
Park Country
Alaungdaw Kathapa National Park  Myanmar
Ao Phang-Nga - Mu Ko Surin - Mu Ko Similan National Park  Thailand
Apo Natural Park  Philippines
Ba Be National Park  Vietnam
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve  Singapore
Chư Mom Ray National Park  Vietnam
Gunung Leuser National Park  Indonesia
Gunung Mulu National Park  Malaysia
Hoàng Liên Sa Pa National Park  Vietnam
Mounts Iglit-Baco National Park  Philippines
Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary  Myanmar
Inlé Lake Wildlife Sanctuary  Myanmar
Kaeng Krachan National Park  Thailand
Kerinci Seblat National Park  Indonesia
Khakaborazi National Park  Myanmar
Khao Yai National Park  Thailand
Kinabalu National Park  Malaysia
Mount Kitanglad Range Natural Park  Philippines
Kon Ka Kinh National Park  Vietnam
Lampi Kyun Wildlife Reserve  Myanmar
Lorentz National Park  Indonesia
Mount Malindang Range Natural Park  Philippines
Meinmhala Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary  Myanmar
Nam Ha Protected Area  Laos
Nat Ma Taung National Park  Myanmar
Preah Monivong (Bokor) National Park  Cambodia
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve  Singapore
Taman Negara National Park  Malaysia
Tarutao National Marine Park  Thailand
Tasek Merimbun Heritage Park  Brunei
U Minh Thượng National Park  Vietnam
Virachey National Park  Cambodia
Mount Makiling Nature Reserve  Philippines
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park  Philippines
Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary  Philippines
Timpoong and Hibok-Hibok Natural Monument  Philippines
Way Kambas National Park  Indonesia
Bái Tử Long National Park  Vietnam

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Regional Action Plan for ASEAN Heritage Parks and Protected Areas[permanent dead link] (ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity, 2008) pp. 5, accessed 11, May 2011
  2. ^ "VISION, MISSION & GOALS". ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  3. ^ "15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment and the 15th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution". Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). ASEAN Secretariat News. 9 October 2019. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  4. ^ "ASEAN Heritage Parks". ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity.

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