Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan

Factors affecting the property in 1998*
  • Commercial development
  • Management systems/ management plan
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
Urban development pressure in regions directly surrounding the property
International Assistance: requests for the property until 1998
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved : 0 USD
Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 1998

The Bureau at its twenty-first extraordinary session requested the Mexican authorities to submit a report on the implementation of the recommendations of the UNESCO expert mission to Teotihuacan (February 1997) regarding the state of conservation and management of the site.

At the time of the preparation of this document no such report had been received.

Action Required

The Bureau, based on additional information that may be available at the time of the twenty-second session of the Bureau, may recommend appropriate actions to the consideration of the State Party and the Committee.

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1998
22 BUR V.B.54
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan (Mexico)

The Bureau took note of the report submitted by the Mexican National Institute for Anthropology and History (INAH) on the actions taken for the management and conservation of Teotihuacan and thanked the Mexican authorities for the positive response given to the recommendations made by the 1997 UNESCO expert mission.

Report year: 1998
Date of Inscription: 1987
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(vi)
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 22COM (1998)

* : 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.