42nd Meeting of the Board of Directors
May 31- June 1, 2017
The Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) congratulates Mr. Gérard Collomb, Mayor of Lyon and President of the OWHC, on his appointment as Minister of the Interior of France by President Macron. Mr.
This call for candidacies is for elected municipal officials, managers and employees of Heritage and Cultural sectors of cities members of the OWHC network.
The OWHC is happy to share with you 15 case studies conducted by the professor Enrico Fontanari and his team from the University of Venice for a Regional Report on Urban Conservation and Regeneration in Europe in collaboration with UNESCO.
This week is the opening of the international conference on Security of Historical Cities, to be held in Split (Croatia) from March 31 to April 01, 2017.
Speakers from Canada, USA, UK, Spain, Slovenia, Romania, ICOMOS ICROP Turkey and Croatia will gather for this meeting.
The 1st meeting of the OWHC Young Ambassadors of World Heritage takes place in Aranjuez from March 22 to 14, 2017. The main theme of this meeting is "Sustainable Tourism" and in order to address this theme, several working sessions were included in the program.
From February 20-22, professionals from 13 OWHC member cities from the Regional Secretariats Northwest Europe and North America, Southern Europe and Mediterranean as well as Eastern and Central Europe gathered in Vienna to attend the first OWHC professional training.
On February 24, a meeting was held at the Salzburg City Hall between Mayor Heinz Schaden and the OWHC Secretary General, Denis Ricard. The meeting was also attended by Mr.