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Maya Site of Copan

Honduras
Factors affecting the property in 2004*
  • Air transport infrastructure
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Tourism Pressure, Overflights 

International Assistance: requests for the property until 2004
Requests approved: 11 (from 1979-1999)
Total amount approved : 226,513 USD
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2004

In 2003, the Committee requested the State Party to provide a report on the state of conservation of the property with particular reference to its decision concerning the development of a commercial airport to operate at the archaeological site of Copan. At the time of the preparation of this report, however, the Secretariat had not received such report from the State Party. 

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 2004
28 COM 15B.115
Maya Site of Copan (Honduras)
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Regrets that the State Party did not provide the requested report on the state of conservation of the property with particular reference to its decision concerning the development of a commercial airport to operate at the archaeological site of Copán (Decision 27 COM 7B.93); 2. Reiterates its request to the State Party to provide the above-mentioned report by 1 February 2005 for consideration of the Committee at its 29th session in 2005.

Draft Decision: 28 COM 15B.115

The World Heritage Committee,

1.  Regrets that the State Party did not provide the requested report on the state of conservation of the property with particular reference to its decision concerning the development of a commercial airport to operate at the archaeological site of Copan;

2.  Reiterates its request to the State Party to provide the above-mentioned report by 1 February 2005 for consideration of the Committee at its 29th session in 2005.

Report year: 2004
Honduras
Date of Inscription: 1980
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (iv)(vi)
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 28COM (2004)
Exports

* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.


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