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City of Cuzco

Factors affecting the property in 2000*
  • Housing
  • Management systems/ management plan
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
  • Major urban rehabilitation projects
  • Institutional cooperation to be improved
International Assistance: requests for the property until 2000
Requests approved: 2 (from 1986-1997)
Total amount approved : 45,000 USD
1997 Historic Centre of Cuzco (Approved)   20,000 USD
1986 Contribution to urgent consolidation work at Cuzco (Approved)   25,000 USD
Missions to the property until 2000**
Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 2000

Previous deliberations:
Twenty-third session of the Bureau - paragraph IV.73)
Twenty-third session of the Committee - paragraph number X.46 and Annex VIII

New information:  The Secretariat was informed by the State Party in April 2000 that the Provincial Municipality of Cusco and the National Institute of Culture-Cusco (INC-Cusco) formed the “Commission for the Elaboration of the Master Plan for the Historic Centre of Cusco” and that the implementation of the previously drafted Action Plan is now commencing aided by a contribution of US$ 20,000 from the World Heritage Fund.

Action Required
Note: this report was presented to the Bureau for noting only.
Decisions adopted by the Committee in 2000
24 BUR IV.B.78
State of conservation

The Bureau took note of the information provided in the working document on the state of conservation of the following properties:


Comoe National Park (Côte d’Ivoire)

Caves of the Aggtelek and Slovak Karst (Hungary/Slovakia)

The Delegate of Morocco pointed out that the protection of surface water is important in karst systems.

Kaziranga National Park (India)

Lorentz National Park (Indonesia)

Kamchatka Volcanoes (Russian Federation)

Sinharaja Forest Reserve (Sri Lanka)

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (Uganda) 


Rock-hewn Churches, Lalibela (Ethiopia)

Vilnius Historic Centre (Lithuania)

City of Cuzco (Peru)

Chavin (Archaeological Site) (Peru)

Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana (Peru)

Report year: 2000
Date of Inscription: 1983
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (iii)(iv)
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 24COM (2000)

* : 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.