In Bogotá, Nominating Committee of the Qhapaq Ñan as World Heritage is constituted
04 de Diciembre de 2012 - 12h33
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Delegates from Ecuador, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia and Peru, met in Bogota in the Committee of nomination that will finalize the details of the expedient that will be giving to the Organization of the United Nations for education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) to nominate the Qhapaq Ñan, Andean road web to the list of the world wide patrimony.
This meeting is particularly important for the work process that will be carried out. Hoping the best results for the Presidential and Bi-National Cabinet Reunion that will be held in Tulcan on December 11th, hoping to result in the realization of projects of cultural cooperation between Colombia and Ecuador.
The Qhapaq Ñan (main Path in Kichwa) is an important Andean road system of almost 6 kilometers which goes from the south of Colombia until Argentina and Chile, passing through Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia.
The six countries have been working jointly since 2007, making the nomination expedite, uniting methodologies, technical criteria and stages. The process was coordinated by the Worldwide Patrimonial Center and it was carried out through permanent delegations by nations of the UNESCO and their respective Chanceries.
This meeting will allow the formal delivery of the Regional Expedient of the candidature of Qhapaq Ñan in January of 2013, in the origin city of Qhapaq Ñan and of the Tawantinsuyu, the historical Peruvian city of el Cusco, capital of the Inca Empire.
The elaborating process of the Expedient compounds the identification of the sections of the path that must be protected, de description of the cultural and material patrimony and material related to this and the populations that live around there.
The permanent Ecuadorian representative upon the UNESCO, Ambassador Lautaro Pozo, presided the Ecuadorian delegation, where also participated the Sub secretariat of Patrimony of the Ministry of Culture, Gabriela Eljuro Jaramillo, Executive Directors of the National Institute of Cultural Patrimony, Inés Pazmiño, Director of Cultural Promotion of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, among others officials from the Chancery, from the Coordinator Ministry of Patrimony and from the Embassy of Ecuador in Colombia.
PRESS RELEASE No. 1356
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