Decision : 37 COM 7A.38
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (Peru) (C 366)

The World Heritage Committee,

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

2.  Recalling Decision 36 COM 7A.34, adopted at its 36th session (Saint-Petersburg, 2012),

3.  Notes the progress made by the State Party in the implementation of the adopted corrective measures and urges to continue its sustained efforts so as to meet the Desired state of conservation within the expected timeframe;

4.  Requests the State Party to submit a report on the conservation strategy for decorated surfaces and its related monitoring strategy;

5.  Urges the State Party to approve and enforce the required legislation and regulations for each archaeological component of the property as well as the buffer zone to ensure their adequate protection, including the submission of legal texts and the related strategy for their implementation;

6.  Reiterates its request to the State Party to update the Master Plan, including a public use plan and a comprehensive risk preparedness plan for the property by 1 February 2014 ;

7.  Takes note of the documents “Guidelines for an Integral Plan for Risk Prevention”, “Plan for the Conservation of the Chan Chan Archaeological Complex in View of the El Niño Phenomenon” and “Guidelines for a comprehensive Plan for Risk Prevention in the Chan Chan Archaeological Complex”, and requests the submission, by 30 November 2013 , of three printed copies and one electronic version to the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies for evaluation;

8.  Also requests that 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;

Decides to retain Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (Peru) on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: List of World Heritage in Danger
States Parties: Peru
Year: 2013
Decision Code: 37 COM 7A.38