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Committee Decisions

35 COM 7A.32

Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works (Chile) (C 1178)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-11/35.COM/7A,

2. Recalling Decision 34 COM 7A.29, adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010),

3. Recognizes the continued efforts of the State Party in addressing critical conservation issues at the property and in responding to the recommendations of the World Heritage Committee in spite of the challenging situation caused by the February 2010 earthquake;

4. Takes note of the submission of the International Assistance request for the organization of the proposed International Meeting in coordination with the International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage, the Advisory Bodies and the World Heritage Centre, and whose results will guide the course of action for the property's conservation strategy;

5. Requests the State Party to:

a) Secure the necessary financial resources to continue the implementation of the Priority Interventions Programme,

b) Complete the reformulation of the Management Plan, and upon its finalization to submit by 1 November 2011, three electronic copies to the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies for review,

c) Finalize the technical consultation for the establishment of the buffer zone through its inclusion under the National Monuments Act and define the regulatory measures for its protection and management;

6. Reiterates its request to the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre the proposal for the Desired state of conservation, and an updated timeframe for the implementation of corrective measures for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger, by 1 November 2011, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 36th session in 2012;

7. Also requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2012, 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 36th session in 2012;

8. Decides to retain Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works (Chile) on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-11/35.COM/7A
Themes: Conservation, List of World Heritage in Danger
States Parties: Chile
Session: 35COM