Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
At its seventeenth session, the Bureau discussed the problems posed by the construction of a sports hall in the World Heritage site. Severe concerns were transmitted to the Spanish authorities. Recently, an agreement has been reached between the municipal, regional and national authorities. ICOMOS evaluated the revised project and found it to be in harmony with its historic environment.
The Committee expressed its satisfaction to the Spanish authorities for the action taken to maintain the integrity of the site.