SOC: Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (Peru)
Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (Peru)
The Committee was informed on proposed helicopter flights from Cusco to the village of Aguas Calientes, which is only two kilometers from the ruins of Machu Picchu, authorization of which would be subject to the approval of an environmental impact study by the National Institute for Natural Resources (INRENA). IUCN informed that it was finalizing the examination of the impact study and that it will transmit its recommendations to the Secretariat as soon as these are available.
The Committee requested that the Bureau at its forthcoming nineteenth session be informed of the outcome of IUCN's observations.