Composition and powers

The Mayors of World Heritage cities that have paid their annual membership fees make up the General Assembly of the OWHC, the Organization's paramount authority. The General Assembly meets every two years. Article C. ASSEMBLIES OF MEMBERS of the General By-Laws of the OWHC stipulates the composition and powers of the General Assembly of the Organization.


    Calendar of meetings of the General Assembly

    1. September 1993 - Fez (Morocco)
    2. June 1995 - Bergen (Norway)
    3. September 1997 - Évora (Portugal)
    4. October 1999 - Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
    5. October 2001 - Puebla (Mexico)
    6. September 2003 - Rhodes (Greece)
    7. December 2004 - Évora (Portugal)
    8. September 2005 - Cusco (Peru)
    9. April 2006 - Puebla (Mexico)
    10. June 2007 - Kazan (Russian Federation)
    11. September 2009 - Quito (Ecuador)
    12. March 2010 - Lyon (France)
    13. November 2011 - Sintra (Portugal)
    14. October 2012 - Ejmiatsin (Armenia)
    15. November 2013 - Oaxaca (Mexico)
    16. April 2014 - Kutná Hora (Czech Republic)
    17. November 2015 - Arequipa (Peru)
    18. September 2016 - Lyon (France)
    19. November 2017 - Gyeongju (Republic of Korea)