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Decision : 35 COM 8B.59
Cultural Properties - Examination of minor boundary modifications - Maya Site of Copan (Honduras)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Documents WHC-11/35.COM/8B.Add and WHC-11/35.COM/INF.8B1.Add,

2. Refers the examination of the proposed buffer zone for the Maya Site of Copan, Honduras, back to the State Party in order to allow it to:

a) Re-submit map No. 1 showing the nominated property and its immediate surroundings. This map should be either topographic or cadastral, presented at a scale which is appropriate to the size in hectares of the property, include title and legend in English and bear a labelled coordinate grid,

b) Re-submit map No. 3 showing the proposed buffer zone and the nominated area with the same standards as the ones required for map No. 1,

c) Provide justification for the extent of the buffer zone, its delineation and its exact area,

d) Provide information on regulatory measures for the protection and management of the property and its buffer zone.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Honduras
Properties: Maya Site of Copan
Year: 2011
Decision Code: 35 COM 8B.59