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Decision 32 COM 7B.120
Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena (Colombia) (C 285)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B,

2. Recalling Decision 28 COM 15B.112, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004),

3. Deeply regrets that most of the recommendations of the 2006 Reactive Monitoring mission report are still in planning phase and no action has been taken ;

4. Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2010, an updated report on the state of conservation of the property and on progress made in the implementation of the recommendations of the 2006 mission, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 34th session in 2010, focusing on:

a) updated information on the boundaries of the property and buffer zones of the World Heritage property and related regulations;

b) procedures and responsibilities concerning the establishment of urban building regulations;

c) updated information on the instruments for land use control, notably in the property, and policies to promote diversification of activities;

d) advancement of the integral study of the condition of the Fortifications' walls.

Decisions Adopted at the 32nd Session of the World Heritage Committee (Quebec City, 2008)