Decision : 27 COM 7B.26
Sian Ka'an (Mexico)

The World Heritage Committee [16],

1. Noting that the State Party has removed the moratorium on construction within the property, and that this action is in accordance with the newly adopted management plan for the property, strictly limiting the total number of hotel rooms to be built in the reserve,  

2. Invites the State Party to ensure strict adherence to the management plan and to carry out systematic environmental monitoring to detect and, if necessary, remedy any possible negative effects on the ecosystem of the property from the development;

3. Requests the State Party to provide a report to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2004 in order that the World Heritage Committee can examine the state of conservation of the property at its 28th session in 2004.

[16]  Decision adopted without discussion.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
Focal Point: LAC
States Parties: Mexico
Properties: Sian Ka'an
Year: 2003
Decision Code: 27 COM 7B.26