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Committee Decisions

37 COM 7 B.101

Historic Centre of the City of Arequipa (Peru) (C 1016)

The World Heritage Committee,

1.  Having examined Document WHC-13/37.COM/7B,

2.  Recalling Decision 36 COM 7B.104, adopted at its 36th session (Saint-Petersburg, 2012),

3.  Takes note of the information provided by the State Party on the actions taken to implement the recommendations made by the World Heritage Committee and reiterates its concern that measures to ensure the conservation and protection of the property continue to be at the planning stages;

4.  Reiterates its request to the State Party to finalize the following documents for submission to the World Heritage Centre by 30 November 2013 , for evaluation:

a)  Risk Preparedness plan for the property,

b)  Delineation of the buffer zone and approval of adequate regulatory measures,

c)  Master Plan for the property in three printed copies, in addition to an electronic, for review by the Advisory Bodies,

d)  Proposal for a minor boundary modification, according to the procedure established by the Operational Guidelines ;

5.  Urges the State Party to finalize the management plan for the property as it has been requested by the World Heritage Committee since 2009 and submit three copies to the World Heritage Centre, for review by the Advisory Bodies by 1 February 2014 ;

6.  Also reiterates its request to the State Party to undertake an Environmental Impact Assessment, including Heritage Impact Assessments for the Via Troncal Interconectora project as a whole, including the assessment of potential impacts on the landscape areas of Lari Lari, Los Tucos, Cayma and Yanahuara and the identification of mitigation measures, and submit the assessment study to the World Heritage Centre for review by the Advisory Bodies, prior to the approval and implementation of the project;

7.  Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2014 , 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 38th session in 2014. 

Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-13/37.COM/7B
Themes: Conservation, Reports
States Parties: Peru
Session: 37COM