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Québec Roadmap

The OWHC adopted the “Quebec City Roadmap” at the 16th World Congress (Quebec City, Canada, September 6-9, 2022). Launched on November 1, 2022, the “Roadmap” offers the opportunity to the members of the Organization to participate in an unprecedented experience of cooperation that will lead to the adoption of a “New Urban Project” at the 17th World Congress to be held in Cordoba (Spain) in the fall of 2024.

More about Québec Roadmap

There are three main steps in the process: 1. prioritization, 2. implementation, 3. evaluation.

Learn more about the prioritization stage (how to participate)

The 16th World Congress of the OWHC

The 16th World Congress of the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) was held in Québec City, Canada, from September 6 to 9, 2022. The theme of the Congress was “Enhancing Livability in World Heritage Cities.” The event mainly comprised the 25th General Assembly of the OWHC and the Symposium entitled Working together towards a new urban project. A summary of each day of the Congress is available in the following link.

The Congress day by day

Download the congress proceedings below:

Proceedings of the Congress

Honor Table


Cities non-members of a Regional Secretariat

** Observer member