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Committee Decisions

34 COM 7B.115

City of Cuzco (Peru) (C 273)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-10/34.COM/7B.Add,

2. Recalling Decision 29 COM 7B.96, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005),

3. Expresses its condolences to the Government of Peru for the tragic loss of life and damages caused by the February 2010 torrential rains in the area;

4. Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre by 1 December 2010:

a) Comprehensive technical information on the projects of the Monastery Hotel, Commercial Centre Ima Sumaq and Marriott Hotel, to assess the potential impacts of these projects on the Outstanding Universal Value, integrity and authenticity of the property,

b) Information on the management system and its compliance with existing legislative frameworks, mainly the implications derived from the Organic Municipal Law;

5. Also requests the State Party to invite a joint World Heritage Centre/ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission to assess the state of conservation of the property and the efficacy and adequacy of the management system for the inscribed property;

6. Urges the State Party to update the Master Plan for the property, including formulating a Public Use Plan, and to submit a comprehensive report on the activities to be undertaken, including timelines and projected costs;

7. Further requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2011, an updated report on the state of conservation of the property and the implementation of the above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 35th session in 2011.

Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Peru
Properties: City of Cuzco
Session: 34COM