Committee Decisions

31 COM 7A.30

Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (Peru) (C 366)

The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined Document WHC-07/31.COM/7A,
  2. Recalling Decision 30 COM 7A.32, adopted at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006),
  3. Notes the efforts made to date to mitigate the rate of decay of earthen structures, particularly in respect to lowering the phreatic levels at the property and the conservation interventions in different sectors;
  4.  Notes with concern the urban development around the site and requests the State Party to strengthen the implementation of protective legislative frameworks and regulatory measures, specially in regard to the creation and funding of institutional arrangements for the implementation of the management plan;
  5.  Endorses the recommendations of the reactive monitoring mission of February 2007 and recommends their implementation by the State Party following the prioritized corrective measures identified to achieve the desired state of conservation for the property and meet the timelines for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger;
  6. Requests the State Party in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS, to develop a draft Statement of Outstanding Universal Value including the conditions of integrity and authenticity, for examination by the Committee at its 32nd session in 2008;
  7. Also requests the State Party, in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS, to develop a draft statement of desired state of conservation for the property based on its Outstanding Universal Value;
  8.  Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2008, a report on the progress made on the above points for examination by the Committee at its 32nd session in 2008;
  9.  Decides to retain Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (Peru) on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

 

Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Peru
Session: 31COM