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Decision 38 COM 7B.45
Historic Centre of Puebla (Mexico) (C 416)

The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined Document WHC-14/38.COM/7B,
  2. Recalling Decision 28 COM 15B.116, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004),
  3. Takes notes of the information provided by the State Party regarding the alternative route for the cable car and management arrangements for the property;
  4. Notes the current challenges being faced in the conservation and management of the property and requests the State Party to:
    1. Articulate existing planning and conservation tools and establish a single conservation and management policy for the property to be adopted at the three involved levels of government,
    2. Further develop this policy into a participatory management plan and provide an electronic and three printed copies of this plan or management system for the property for review by the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies,
    3. Submit, in accordance to Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines , technical details and location for large infrastructure development foreseen at the property, in particular revised proposals for the cable car, to the World Heritage Centre for review prior to commencing works;
  5. Also requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 December 2015, an updated report, including a 1-page executive summary, on the state of conservation of the property and the implementation of the above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 40th session in 2016.
Decision Code
38 COM 7B.45
Conservation, Reports
States Parties 1
State of conservation reports
2014 Historic Centre of Puebla
Report of the Decisions adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 38th session (Doha, 2014)
Context of Decision