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Decision 42 COM 7B.34
Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture (Bolivia, Plurinational State of) (C 567rev)

The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined Document WHC/18/42.COM/7B,
  2. Recalling Decision 40 COM 7B.2, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016),
  3. Notes with appreciation the efforts made by the State Party to maintain the key attributes that convey the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) of the property;
  4. Recognizes the contribution of the UNESCO/Japan Funds-in-Trust (JFIT) for the project “Preservation and conservation of Tiwanaku and the Akapana Pyramid” to improve the level of conservation and management of the property;
  5. Acknowledging the submission of the Management Plan for the property, requests the State Party to incorporate ICOMOS’ comments and to provide an electronic copy of the revised and officially approved Management Plan;
  6. Regrets that the State Party did not submit the Integral Conservation Plan (ICP) requested in past Decisions and urges it to submit the finalized version by 1 December 2018, for review by the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies;
  7. Also requests the State Party to give priority to efforts to guarantee the optimal state of conservation of the identified attributes that convey the property’s OUV prior to pursuing any new archaeological projects, and to ensure that this priority is clearly defined in the ICP;
  8. Reiterates its request to formalize the buffer zone extension and regulations for the urban and rural zones, involving the relevant local and national authorities, to enable the integral protection of the entire property, and further requests that, following this approval, the State Party submits a formal Minor Boundary Modification request, as per Paragraph 164 of the Operational Guidelines;
  9. Recommends that the State Party continue and improve the awareness-raising campaigns, and its communication with and the participation of the local communities in the region in regard to the property’s conservation and management objectives, especially with the communities in the buffer zone;
  10. Requests furthermore the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 December 2019, 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 44th session in 2020.
Decisions adopted during the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee (Manama, 2018)
Context of Decision