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Decision : 33 COM 7B.146
Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento (Uruguay) (C 747)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7B,

2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7B.128, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), and the recommendations of the previous monitoring missions of 2002, 2004 and 2008,

3. Takes note of the decision taken by the State Party to halt construction of the planned "Marinas de Sacramento" project;

4. Notes with satisfaction progress made in establishing a management authority and encourages the State Party to technically and financially support its efficient operation as a coordinating and regulatory entity;

5. Requests the State Party, in accordance with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines, to submit to the World Heritage Committee any new proposed projects potentially affecting the inscribed area, for review by the World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS;

6. Urges the State Party to fully develop and complete a comprehensive management plan for the property, including zoning and land use plans to be integrated into other planning tools;,

7. Invites the State Party to submit as soon as possible an International Assistance request to develop a proposal for the extension of the property;

8. Also requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2011, a detailed report on the state of conservation of the property and on the progress made in the implementation of the above recommendations, for the examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 35th session in 2011.

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Patrimoine mondial n°45
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Uruguay
Year: 2009
Decision Code: 33 COM 7B.146