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Decision : CONF 209 X.B.41
SOC: Historic Centre of Puebla (Mexico)

X.41 Historic Centre of Puebla (Mexico)

The Committee recalled the reports from the twenty-third ordinary and the twenty-third extraordinary session of the Bureau on the state of conservation of this property and adopted the following decision:

"The Committee thanked the Mexican authorities for the detailed report on the damages caused by the earthquake of 15 June 1999 to the World Heritage sites of the Historic Centre of Puebla and the Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the slopes of Popocatepetl. It commended the authorities for the immediate response given to the earthquake and the emergency measures that have been taken to prevent further damage and collapse.

The Committee requested the Mexican authorities to submit, by 15 September 2000, a report on the progress made in the consolidation of the monuments, for examination by the Committee at its twenty-fourth session."

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Mexico
Year: 1999
Decision Code: CONF 209 X.B.41