State of Conservation (SOC)
Historic Town of Ouro Preto (1993)
UNESCO Extra-Budgetary Funds
International Assistance granted to the property
Total Amount Ap proved:3,300USD
|1991||Contribution to a monitoring exercise of the following sites: ...||3,300 USD|
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
- Uncontrolled development of buildings (issue resolved);
- Risks of a landslide (issue resolved);
- Opening of roads (issue resolved);
- Need to improve the traffic flow and the drainage of run-off water (issues resolved)
- Lack of a comprehensive conservation plan
Current conservation issues
[Oral report by ICOMOS and the Secretariat]
Link to the decision
Historic Town of Ouro Preto (Brazil)
Important measures were taken by the municipal authorities to improve the traffic flow in the city and extensive work has been done to shore-up the hill slopes around the city. National and international tourism creates certain problems and an integral rehabilitation plan would have to be developed so as to improve the effects of tourism.
No draft Decision
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The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).