Chavin (Archaeological Site)
Factors affecting the property in 2003*
- Financial resources
- Human resources
- Management systems/ management plan
- Other climate change impacts
- Other Threats:
Deterioration of the site
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
- Lack of sufficient human and financial resources
- Lack of a Management Plan
- Deterioration of the site
International Assistance: requests for the property until 2003
Total amount approved : 75,550 USD
|2002||Archaeological site of Chavín (NOT IMPLEMENTED) (Approved)||26,800 USD|
|1998||Emergency assistance - Chavin Archeological site, Peru (Approved)||37,250 USD|
|1994||Protection plan for the site of Chavin (Approved)||4,000 USD|
|1988||Expert mission to prepare a technical assistance ... (Approved)||7,500 USD|
Missions to the property until 2003**
September-October 1999: ICOMOS expert mission
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2003
The Secretariat did not receive the detailed report, which was requested by the Committee. However, it received updated information from Section II of the Periodical Report. The Master Plan has not yet been finalized. The State Party informed the Secretariat by letter dated 11 February 2003 that it confirmed its willingness to formulate the Conservation, Restoration and Enhancement Projects, the finalization of the management plan, the feasibility and urban planning studies.
Decisions adopted by the Committee in 2003
27 COM 7B.97
Chavin (Archaeological Site) (Peru)
The World Heritage Committee ,
1. Takes note of the willingness of the State Party to undertake the actions requested by the Committee over the last years;
2. Invites the State Party to finalize as soon as possible the Master Plan as well as the urban planning and feasibility studies;
3. Requests an intermediary progress report to be submitted to the Chairperson of the Committee by 1 October 2003, and, if deemed necessary, that a UNESCO/ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission take place;
4. Requests the State Party to submit a detailed progress report to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2004 in order that World Heritage Committee can examine the state of conservation of the property at its 28th session in 2004.
 Decision adopted without discussion.
Draft Decision: 27 COM 7 (b) 97
The World Heritage Committee,
1. Takes note of the willingness of the State Party to undertake the actions requested by the Committee over the last years,
2. Invites the State Party to finalize as soon as possible the Master Plan as well as the urban planning and feasibility studies,
3. Requests an intermediary progress report to be submitted to the Chairperson of the Committee by 1 October 2003, and, if deemed necessary, that a reactive UNESCO/ICOMOS monitoring mission take place,
4. Requests the State Party to submit a detailed progress report to the Centre by 1 February 2004 for review at its 28th session.
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”).