Organization of World Heritage Cities – 2006
Since January 8, 2006 Yerevan has been a member of Organization of World Heritage Cities, which includes 218 cities. It was founded in 1993 based on the UNESCO Assembly Declaration of 1972 on world cultural and nature heritage protection. The aim of the Organization is to contribute to knowledge and experience exchange and spreading caring for protection of cultural and historical heritage of Mankind. Yerevan membership in the Organization of World Heritage Cities is important in terms of monuments preservation and experience exchange. The Organization will professionally and financially support the process of monuments protection.