On July 6 and 7, 2016 was hold in Cidade Velha, Cabo Verde, a meeting for the members’ cities of the Regional Secretariat of Southern Europe and Mediterranean. Participants from 8 countries gathered in order to plan the regional activities and prepare the next world congress that will be held in Gyeongju, South Korea, from October 31 to November 3, 2017. This regional meeting in Cidade Velha was inaugurated by the President of Cabo Verde, his Excellency Jorge Carlos Fonseca. More information on this regional meeting is already available on the webpage of the Regional Secretariat of Southern Europe and Mediterranean.
From left to right in the picture:
Mr. Jean-Dominique Durand, representative of the President and Senator-Mayor of Lyon (France) Mr. Gérard Collomb; Dr. Manuel Monteiro de Pina, Mayor of Cidade Velha; Mr. Abraão Vicente, Minister for Culture, Creative Industries and Media; his Excellency Jorge Carlos Fonseca, President of Cabo-Verde; Ms. Isabel Ambrosio Palos, Mayor of Cordoba (Spain) and Mr. Denis Ricard, Secretary General of the OWHC.