Decision : 35 COM 7B.133
City of Cuzco (Peru) (C 273)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-11/35.COM/7B.Add,

2. Recalling Decision 34 COM 7B.115, adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010),

3. Acknowledges the information provided by the State Party on the implementation of prior decisions by the World Heritage Committee and requests it to fully set up the Coordinating Board and Technical Secretariat for the management of the property and to secure the necessary resources for their effective operation;

4. Notes the results of the December 2010 joint World Heritage Centre/ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission and endorses its recommendations and also requests the State Party to:

a) Update the Management Plan to include a comprehensive public use plan and provisions to address urban degradation and gentrification,

b) Implement a process for the regularization of property titles,

c) Enforce regulations to control changes to land use and new development, particularly at the property's buffer zone,

d) Develop and implement a policy for social housing including financial mechanisms to improve living conditions and the recovery of historic buildings at popular sectors,

e) Continue to monitor existing restoration and rehabilitation projects at the Monasterio Hotel and the Marriot Hotel and implement actions to reverse the negative impacts generated by the Ima Sumaq Commercial Centre;

5. Further requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2013, 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 37th session in 2013.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Peru
Properties: City of Cuzco
Year: 2011
Decision Code: 35 COM 7B.133