General By-Laws

As a non-profit, non-governmental international organization, the Organization of World Heritage Cities has adopted General By-Laws governing all of the OWHC’s operating procedures. Download the complete document below:

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Official languages of the OWHC

In order to adequately demonstrate the international aspect of the Organization as well as the great diversity of its heritage cities, the OWHC operates in five official languages: French, English, Spanish, Arabic and Portuguese, the first three having the status of working languages.