English Français

Decision : 32 COM 7A.29
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (Peru) (C 366)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7A,

2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7A.30, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007),

3. Notes the progress made by the State Party in implementing some of the corrective measures identified;

4. Remains concerned that protective legislation for the property is still not officially approved and in force and that the management plan has not been fully implemented;

5. Requests the State Party, in light of the new tourism pressures, to incorporate into the management plan, an approach to public use and visitor management;

6. Reiterates its request to the State Party to develop, in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies, a draft Statement of Outstanding Universal Value including the conditions of integrity and authenticity, and a proposal for the Desired state of conservation for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 33rd session in 2009;

7. Also requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2009, a report on the progress made in implementing the corrective measures for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 33rd session in 2009;

8. Decides to retain Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (Peru) on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation, List of World Heritage in Danger
States Parties: Peru
Year: 2008
Decision Code: 32 COM 7A.29