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Committee Decisions

CONF 202 23.19
Ancient Maya City of Calakmul, Campeche (Mexico)

With regard to the Ancient Maya City of Calakmul, Campeche, Mexico, the World Heritage Committee,

Recommends to the State Party that the practice of retaining trees within the monumental structures of the site be reconsidered, in light of the possible structural damage that these trees may cause and the visual impact of the trees on spaces that were traditionally open.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
Focal Point: LAC
States Parties: Mexico
Session: 26COM
Year: 2002