Mayor Aksoy Attended the Meeting of the Board Directors of the OWHC
Safranbolu Municipality, that was elected the Board of Directors of the OWHC that was held in Mexico last year, attended the first meeting of the Board Directors of the OWHC in Czech Republic.
Mayor Aksoy who represented Safranbolu in 3-day meeting, ‘We exchanged ideas about decisions of preservation and as board of directors we talked about what can we do in the next process, which argumants can we bring to World Heritage diary for World Heritages are located in World geography .’
Mayor Aksoy ‘OWHC is the civil society association created by World Heritage Cities in UNESCO. Center of OWHC located in the Quebec in Canada and there are around 260 members. These members doing the General Assembly themselves every two years. They choose a board member in these meeting. At the meeting held in Mexico in 2013, Safranbolu has been elected to the Board of Directors in OWHC. The first meeting held in Kutna Hora in Prague in April 28- 29. 8 mayors who members of Board of Directors attended the meeting.
Meeting was achieved with participation of Portugal, France, Belgium, Mexico, Canada, Chile, Poland and Safranbolu in Turkey. Issues on the agenda were discussed at the meeting. We exchanged ideas about decisions of preservation and as board of directors we talked about what can we do in the next process, which argumants can we bring to World Heritage diary for World Heritages are located in World geography. We attended the meeting on behalf of World Heritage City Safranbolu to bring the further. In this process by organizing various awards, we prepare works for carrying World Heritages to future. We decided to attend The Jean Paul L’Allier Prize for Heritage again. In this meeting, as Safranbolu we have the chance express view on the World Heritage of Safranbolu and Turkey. We will be on duty during two years. We will do works about transfer World Heritage to the future.’
Twin Cities of Safranbolu
Turkish Delight With Saffron