Meeting of Spain’s World Heritage Cities
Casa Árabe is hosting this meeting by the Tourism Commission, presided over by the Mayor of Córdoba, Isabel Ambrosio.
September 14, 2017
The meeting was presided over by Isabel Ambrosio, the Mayor of Córdoba. It included attendance by the city council members from the cities which are members of this network, which includes the fifteen municipalities included on UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list.
The General Director of Casa Árabe, Pedro Martínez-Avial, received and welcomed the representatives from the fifteen cities. Cordoba, a member of the Heritage Cities Group, forms part of the Casa Árabe consortium, along with the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Autonomous Regional Government of Andalusia, the Autonomous Region of Madrid and the Municipal Government of Madrid.
The World Heritage Cities of Spain Group is a non-profit association created in the year of 1993, with the goal of acting together to defend and achieve the cultural and touristic promotion of the exceptional heritage in the 15 cities forming the group, whose historical centers have been acknowledged by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites: Alcalá de Henares, Ávila, Baeza, Cáceres, Cordoba, Cuenca, Ibiza/Eivissa, Mérida, Salamanca, San Cristóbal de la Laguna, Santiago de Compostela, Segovia, Tarragona, Toledo and Úbeda.