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Committee Decisions

35 COM 7A.33

Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (Peru) (C 366)

The World Heritage Committee,

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

2. Recalling Decision 34 COM 7A.30, adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010),

3. Acknowledges the efforts made by the State Party to implement some of the corrective measures;

4. Notes the results of the November 2010 joint World Heritage Centre / ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission, endorses its recommendations and requests the State Party to:

a) Secure regular funding for the protection, conservation, restoration, maintenance and management of the property,

b) Install a clear institutional structure that allows for effective decision-making and the implementation of the Master Plan,

c) Review and update the Master Plan, including a public use plan and a comprehensive risk preparedness plan,

d) Continue its work to prepare the property for strong rains connected to the El Niño phenomenon,

e) Approve and apply all pertinent legislation and its regulations, mainly Law No. 28261 and regulations related to the buffer zone,

f) Design and install a monitoring system with clear indicators for the state of conservation of the property, the effectiveness of the conservation interventions and the management efficiency,

g) Submit, in accordance with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines, information on the proposed Museo Nacional del Gran Chimú and the project for a theme park, for consideration and review by the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies prior to approval and implementation;

5. Also requests the State Party, in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies, to develop a proposal for the Desired state of conservation and updated corrective measures for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 36th session in 2012;

6. Further 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;

7. Decides to retain Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (Peru) 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: Peru
Session: 35COM