Decision : 28 COM 15B.114
28 COM 15B.114

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Taking note of the reports provided by the State Party and ICOMOSconcerning the process of revision and updating of legislation for the protection of Antigua Guatemala and the reconstruction and revitalizationprojects of the Cathedral and the Third Cloister of the Compañía de Jesús, which have not negatively affected the values of the property (Decision 27COM 7B.92),

2. Thanking the Spanish Agency for International Co-operation (AECI) for theirvaluable contribution to revitalizing Antigua Guatemala, while respecting its cultural heritage,

3. Invites the State Party to further cooperate with the Spanish Agency for International Co-operation (AECI) as well as with ICOMOS to finalize and implement a Master Plan for Antigua, including clear delimitation of theproperty's buffer zone, detailed management plan, risk preparedness programmes, traffic regulation studies and tourism revenue policy for conservation;

4. Requests the State Party to keep the Committee informed on further developments with regard to the Master Plan for Antigua Guatemala.

Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Guatemala
Properties: Antigua Guatemala
Year: 2004
Decision Code: 28 COM 15B.114