Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Factors affecting the property in 1993*
  • Housing
  • Legal framework
  • Management activities
International Assistance: requests for the property until 1993
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved : 0 USD
Missions to the property until 1993**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1993

[Oral report by ICOMOS and the Secretariat] 

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1993
17 COM X
SOC: Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos (Bolivia)

Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos (Bolivia)

While in the beginning of the twentieth century emphazis was laid on reconstruction, in later years attention gradually shifted to the restoration of authentic elements. Because the missions are located within villages, modernization constitutes a permanent threat to the site. Legal protection had therefore to be strengthened.

No draft Decision 

Report year: 1993
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Date of Inscription: 1990
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (iv)(v)
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 17COM (1993)

* : 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.