expressed concern that "the lack of a management plan appears to have allowed developments to take place, which have had a negative impact on" on the Teotihuacan site near Mexico City......Editorial comment: Once seen, never forgotten, Teotihuacan is truly a site of such trasncendent importance that it should be protected as an important part of the heritage of mankind. Thank goodness that the World Heritage Center provides a means by which an independent and unbiased panel can encourage the Mexican nation to preserve the site. JAD
It also asked Mexico to draw up a management plan and form a working group of local, state and federal officials to increase co-ordination for protecting the site.
Saturday, August 08, 2009
The UNESCO World Heritage Committee, which monitors historical and natural heritage sites around the globe.