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Committee Decisions

30 COM 8B.56

Nominations of Cultural Properties to the World Heritage List (Incallajta: the fundamental rock of the Inca power in the Collasuyo)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Documents WHC-06/30.COM/8B and WHC-06/30.COM/INF.8B.1,

2. Defers the examination of the nomination of the Incallajta: the fundamental rock of the Inca power in the Collasuyo, Bolivia, on the World Heritage List to allow the State Party to:

a) Continue with its research to establish the wider significances of Incallajta in relation to Inca routes and other parts of the Inca Empire,

b) Determine whether or not the site was the fundamental rock of Inca power in the Collasuyo,

c) Evaluate the appropriateness to integrate Incallajta into the proposed Qhapaq Ñan - Main Andean Road in order to link it to other nearby Inca sites,

d) Involve the local population in the management of the site, as envisaged in the management plan,

3. Recommends that the buffer zone be extended to match with the wider area that in the map of the dossier is called visual protection;

4. Urges the State Party to enhance the present state of conservation of the property that is on the whole very poor and in places critical.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
Session: 30COM