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The 15th World Conference of Historical Cities
in Bad Ischl, Austria

The 15th Conference will be held in Bad Ischl, Austria, in 2016

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16 Oct., 2014: New Member City

The Board of Directors of the League of Historical Cities has approved Giza (Egypt) as a new member city of the League. The number of the member cities of the League of Historical Cities has increased to 104 cities from 61 countries and regions.

4 Sept., 2014: Next World Conference of Historical Cities in 2016

The Board of Directors' Meeting of the League of Historical Cities was held in Yangzhou, China on September 4 and approved that the City of Bad Ischl, Austria will host the 15th World Conference of Historical Cities in 2016. The outline of the 15th Conference will be discussed in the Board of Directors' Meeting to be held in 2015 in Bad Ischl.

4 Sept., 2014: Election Results of Principal Officers

Election for the principal officers of the League of Historical Cities upon the expiration of the term was held in the General Assembly of the League on September 4. The results are as follows:
Chairperson: Kyoto (Japan)
Board of Directors: Vienna (Austria), Xian (China) , Baghdad (Iraq), Ballarat (Australia), Gyeongju (Korea), Konya (Turkey), Ljubljana (Slovenia)
*Vienna and Xian have been appointed as Vice Chairpersons.
Auditor: Nara (Japan)

 

4 Sept., 2014: The 14th World Conference of Historical Cities

The 14th World Conference of Historical Cities was successfully held in Yangzhou, China from 2 to 4 September 2014. More than 100 people from 29 cities gathered from all over the world and had discussions under the theme of "Historical Cities: Ancient Culture Integrated into Modern Civilization".                        As a result of the Conference, the Yangzhou Declaration was adopted to preserve the global environment and to seek sustainable development.

8 Aug., 2014: New Member City

The Board of Directors of the League of Historical Cities has approved Yazd (Iran) as a new member city of the League. The number of the member cities of the League of Historical Cities has increased to 103 cities from 61 countries and regions.

26 Feb., 2014: New Member City

The Board of Directors of the League of Historical Cities has approved Suwon (Korea) as a new member city of the League. The number of the member cities of the League of Historical Cities has increased to 102 cities from 61 countries and regions.

5 Sept., 2013: The 14th World Conference of Historical Cities

The 14th World Conference of Historical Cities will be held in Yangzhou, China from 2 to 4 September 2014. The main theme of the Conference is "Historical Cities: Ancient Culture Integrated into Modern Civilization".

18 Apr., 2012: The 13th World Conference of Historical Cities

The 13th World Conference of Historical Cities was successfully held in Hue, Vietnam from 16 to 18 April 2012. More than 300 people from 30 cities gathered from all over the world and had discussions under the theme of "Defining Universal Heritage Challenges and Solutions".

18 Apr., 2012: New Member Cities

The Board of Directors of the League of Historical Cities has approved three historical cities as new member cities of the League; Hebron (Palestine), Kutaisi (Georgia) and Tainan (Chinese Taipei) . The number of the member cities of the League of Historical Cities has increased to 95 cities from 59 countries and regions.

30 Nov., 2011: New Member Cities

The Board of Directors of the League of Historical Cities has approved the City of Cape Town (South Africa) as a new member city of the League. The number of the member cities of the League of Historical Cities has increased to 92 cities from 57 countries.

13 Jun., 2011: The 13th World Conference of Historical Cities

The 13th World Conference of Historical Cities will be held in Hue, Vietnam from 16 to 18 April 2012 (Pre-conference event will be provided on 15 April). The main theme of the Conference is "Defining Universal Heritage Challenges and Solutions".

13 Jun., 2011: New Member Cities

The Board of Directors of the League of Historical Cities has approved three historical cities as new member cities of the League : Ankara (Turkey) , Sanliurfa (Turkey), and Termez (Uzbekistan) . The number of the member cities of the League of Historical Cities has increased to 91 cities from 56 countries.

31 Mar., 2011: Withdrawal of Membership

The City of Zurich (Switzerland) has withdrawn her membership from the League of Historical Cities. The number of the member cities of the League of Historical Cities decreased to 88 cities from 56 countries.

14 Oct., 2010: Next World Conference of Historical Cities in 2012

The Board of Directors' Meeting of the League of Historical Cities was held in Nara, Japan on October 14 2010 and approved that the City of Hue, Vietnam will host the 13th World Conference of Historical Cities in 2012. The outline of the 13th Conference will be discussed in the Board of Directors' Meeting to be held in 2011 in Hue.

14 Oct., 2010: Election Results of Principal Officers

Election for the principal officers of the League of Historical Cities upon the expiration of the term was held in the General Assembly of the League on October 14. The results are as follows:
Chairperson: Kyoto (Japan)
Board of Directors: Vienna (Austria), Xian (China) , Ballarat (Australia),Gyeongju (Korea), Isfahan (Iran), Konya (Turkey), Odessa (Ukraine)
*Vienna and Xian have been appointed as Vice Chairpersons.
Auditor: Nara (Japan)

14 Oct., 2010: New Member Cities

The Board of Directors of the League of Historical Cities has approved three historical cities as new member cities of the League : Chernivtsi (Ukraine) , Mtskheta (Georgia) and Strasbourg (France). The number of the member cities of the League of Historical Cities has increased to 89 cities from 56 countries.

14 Oct., 2010: New Member Cities

The Board of Directors of the League of Historical Cities has approved two historical cities as new member cities of the League : Bad Ischl (Austria) and Bursa (Turkey) . The number of the member cities of the League of Historical Cities has increased to 86 cities from 55 countries.

5 Jan., 2010: The 12th World Conference of Historical Cities

The 12th World Conference of Historical Cities will be held in Nara, Japan from 12 to 15 Oct. 2010.

14 Oct., 2009: New Member Cities

The Board of Directors of the League of Historical Cities has approved four historical cities as new member cities of the League : Constanta (Romania) , Kanazawa (Japan), Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Veliko Turnovo (Bulgaria) . The number of the member cities of the League of Historical Cities has increased to 84 cities from 55 countries.

12 May, 2009: New Member Cities

The Board of Directors of the League of Historical Cities has approved two historical cities as new member cities of the League : Nis(Serbia) and Yangzhou (China) . The number of the member cities of the League of Historical Cities has increased to 80 cities from 53 countries.

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Bulletin ”WORLD
HISTORICAL CITIES”