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Decision 35 COM 7B.131
Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana (Peru) (C 700)

The World Heritage Committee,

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

2. Recalling Decision 33 COM 7B.144, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009),

3. Acknowledges that plans for the construction of a National Airport in Nasca have been discarded;

4. Recognizes the efforts of the State Party in working to finalize outstanding issues related to the property's management and recommendations made by the World Heritage Committee, and urges it to finalize the property's management plan and to secure the necessary resources for its full implementation;

5. Requests the State Party to submit by 30 November 2011, three printed copies of the management plan to the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies for review;

6. Expresses its concern about the potential plans to construct a new tourist viewing tower at the property and also urges the State Party to develop, in collaboration with the heritage authorities, alternative designs that take into account the conservation of the attributes that sustain the Outstanding Universal Value of the property;

7. Also requests the State Party, in conformity with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines, to submit new designs and technical specifications for the viewing tower for consideration and review by the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies prior to approval and implementation;

8. Further requests the State Party to provide updated information on progress achieved in the removal of illegal settlements and mining quarries at the property by 30 November 2011;

9. Requests furthermore 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.

Decision Code
35 COM 7B.131
States Parties 1
State of conservation reports
2011 Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Palpa
Decisions Adopted by the Word Heritage Committee at its 35th Session (UNESCO, 2011)
Context of Decision