21 February 2013

Presentation of the OWHC’s flag to Oaxaca, Mexico, which will host the next World Congress of the Organization of World Heritage Cities

Oaxaca, Mexico


During a preparatory visit for the OWHC  World Congress which will be held November 19 to 22, 2013 in Oaxaca, Mexico, the Secretary General of the OWHC, Mr. Denis Ricard, presented to the Mayor of Oaxaca, Mr. Luis Ugartechea Begué, in the presence of the City Council, an official flag of the OWHC, on which are inscribed the  twelve  host cities of the World Congresses since the founding of the OWHC.

Preparations are progressing well and we anticipate a great success for the XIIth World Congress of the OWHC, which will have sustainable development as its theme, entitled : « Heritage Cities, Sustainable Cities ».