Name of the Mayor
* - Select - Acre, Israel Agadez, Niger Ahmedabad, India Aktau, Kazakhstan Albi, France Alcalá de Henares, Spain Aleppo, Syria Algiers, Algeria Amer, India Amsterdam, Netherlands Andong, Republic of Korea Angra do Heroismo, Portugal Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka Aranjuez, Spain Ardabil, Iran Arequipa, Peru Asmara, Eritrea Assisi, Italy Avignon, France Avila, Spain Baeza, Spain Baku, Azerbaijan Bam, Iran Bamberg, Germany Banska Stiavnica, Slovakia Bardejov, Slovakia Bath, United Kingdom Beemster, Netherlands Belo Horizonte, Brazil Berat, Albania Bergama, Turkey Bergamo, Italy Bergen, Norway Berlin, Germany Bern, Switzerland Bernau, Germany Bhaktapur, Nepal Biertan, Romania Bolgar, Russia Bordeaux, France Bosra, Syria Brasilia, Brazil Bremen, Germany Bridgetown, Barbados Brugge, Belgium Brussels, Belgium Budapest, Hungary Bukhara, Uzbekistan Bursa, Turkey Buyeo County, Republic of Korea Cáceres, Spain Cairo, Egypt Caltagirone, Italy Camaguey, Cuba Campeche, Mexico Capriate San Gervasio, Italy Carcassonne, France Cartagena, Colombia Catania, Italy Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic Chengde, China Chiatura, Georgia Chinguetti, Mauritania Chorá of Patmos, Greece Cidade Velha, Cape Verde Cienfuegos, Cuba Coimbra, Portugal Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay Cordoba, Spain Corfu, Greece Coro, Venezuela Cracow, Poland Cuenca, Ecuador Cuenca, Spain Cuernavaca, Mexico Cuzco, Peru Dakar, Senegal Damascus, Syria Denpasar, Indonesia Derbent, Russia Dessau, Germany Diamantina, Brazil Diyarbakir, Turkey Djenné, Mali Dubrovnik, Croatia Dusheti, Georgia Edinburgh, United Kingdom Ejmiatsin, Armenia Elvas, Portugal Erbil, Iraq Essaouira, Morocco Évora, Portugal Ferrara, Italy Fez, Morocco Florence, Italy Fray Bentos, Uruguay Galle, Sri Lanka Genoa, Italy George Town, Malaysia Ghadames, Libya Ghardaïa, Algeria Gianyar, Indonesia Gjirokastra, Albania Gochang, Republic of Korea Goiás, Brazil Gongju, Republic of Korea Goris City, Armenia Goslar, Germany Granada, Spain Grand-Bassam, Côte d'Ivoire Graz, Austria Guadalajara, Mexico Guanajuato, Mexico Guimarães, Portugal Gwangju, Republic of Korea Gyeongju, Republic of Korea Hallstatt, Austria Hamburg, Germany Hapcheon County, Republic of Korea Harar Jugol, Ethiopia Havana, Cuba Hebron, Palestine Hoi An, Viet Nam Holasovice, Czech Republic Hue, Viet Nam Hwasun County, Republic of Korea Ibiza, Spain Icherisheher, Azerbaijan Iksan, Republic of Korea Island of Mozambique, Mozambique Istanbul, Turkey Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Jerusalem, Israel Jongno-Gu, Republic of Korea Kaesong, North Korea Kairouan, Tunisia Kandy, Sri Lanka Karlskrona, Sweden Kashan, Iran Kashusha, Democratic Republic of the Congo Kathmandu, Nepal Kazan, Russia Khiva, Uzbekistan Kolding, Denmark Konso, Ethiopia Konya, Turkey Kotor, Montenegro Kulangsu, China Kutná Hora, Czech Republic Kyoto, Japan L'viv, Ukraine La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland Lalitpur (Patan), Nepal Lamu, Kenya Le Havre, France Le Locle, Switzerland Levuka, Fiji Lijiang, China Lima, Peru Liverpool, United Kingdom Luang Prabang, Laos Lübeck, Germany Lunenburg, Canada Luxembourg, Luxembourg Lyon, France Macao, China Mantova, Italy Marrakesh, Morocco Matera, Italy Mazagan (El Jadida), Morocco Meknes, Morocco Melaka, Malaysia Mérida, Spain Mexico City, Mexico Miagao, Philippines Militello Val di Catania, Italy Modena, Italy Modica, Italy Mombasa, Kenya Mont-Saint-Michel, France Morelia, Mexico Moscow, Russia Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina Nancy, France Naples, Italy Nara, Japan Nessebar, Bulgaria Noto, Italy Notodden, Norway Novgorod, Russia Oaxaca, Mexico Ohrid, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Olinda, Brazil Oporto, Portugal Ouro Preto, Brazil Oviedo, Spain Padula, Italy Palazzolo Acreide, Italy Panama, Panama Paramaribo, Suriname Paris, France Philadelphia, United States Pienza, Italy Pingyao, China Potosi, Bolivia Potsdam, Germany Prague, Czech Republic Provins, France Puebla, Mexico Pyay, Myanmar Quebec, Canada Quedlinburg, Germany Querétaro, Mexico Quito, Ecuador Rabat, Morocco Ragusa, Italy Rauma, Finland Regensburg, Germany Rhodes, Greece Riga, Latvia Rimac, Peru Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rome, Italy Rotterdam, Netherlands Røros, Norway Sabbioneta, Italy Safranbolu, Turkey Saint Petersburg, Russia Saint-Louis, Senegal Salamanca, Spain Salvador de Bahia, Brazil Salzburg, Austria Samarkand, Uzbekistan San Antonio, United States San Cristobal de La Laguna, Spain San Gimignano, Italy San Marino, San Marino San Miguel de Allende, Mexico San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico Sana'a, Yemen Santa Cruz de Mompox, Colombia Santiago de Compostela, Spain Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic São Luís, Brazil Scicli, Italy Segovia, Spain Selçuk, Turkey Seongbuk, Republic of Korea Shakhrisyabz, Uzbekistan Shibam, Yemen Shirakawa-Go and Gokayama, Japan Siena, Italy Sighisoara, Romania Singapore, Republic of Singapore Sintra, Portugal Soroca, Republic of Moldova Sousse, Tunisia Split, Croatia St George, Bermuda Stockholm, Sweden Stralsund, Germany Strasbourg, France Sucre, Bolivia Surakarta, Indonesia Suwon, Republic of Korea Suzdal, Russia Suzhou, China Sviyazhsk, Russia Syracuse, Italy Tabriz, Iran Tallinn, Estonia Tarragona, Spain Tel-Aviv, Israel Telc, Czech Republic Telford, United Kingdom Tétouan, Morocco Timbuktu, Mali Tinn, Norway Tlacotalpan, Mexico Toledo, Spain Torun, Poland Trebíc, Czech Republic Trinidad, Cuba Trogir, Croatia Trujillo, Peru Tunis, Tunisia Úbeda, Spain Urbino, Italy Valetta, Malta Valparaíso, Chile Vatican City, Holy See Venice, Italy Verona, Italy Vicenza, Italy Vienna, Austria Vigan, Philippines Vilnius, Lithuania Vinje, Norway Visby, Sweden Warsaw, Poland Weimar, Germany Willemstad, Curaçao Wismar, Germany Xochimilco, Mexico Yaroslavl, Russia Yazd, Iran Yerevan, Armenia Zabid, Yemen Zacatecas, Mexico Zamosc, Poland Zanzibar, Tanzania Zhovkva, Ukraine 1. What has been the impact of the nomination of your city on the World Heritage List?
* 2. In your opinion, what is the vital role of a mayor when a city or a site in a city has been inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List?
* 3. Concretely, what have been your actions toward the protection and enhancement of your heritage?
* 4. Do you hold special events to enhance your city’s heritage?
* 5. In your opinion, what makes your city such a special place? Note: You may go beyond the context of the thematic scope of heritage.
* 6. Personalized question - Please answer the question sent to you by email.