The League of Historical Cities (LHC)
Ligue des villes historiques
Liga de las Ciudades Históricas
1987 Kyoto Japan
Reorganized and present name adopted at 4th World Conference of Historical Cities, 1994, Kyoto. Covenant adopted by General Assembly, 10 Sep 1996, Xian (China).
Promote enrichment of culture, emphasizing the fact that historical cities are assets created by the wisdom of mankind; contribute to world peace; deepen mutual understanding by transcending national boundaries; strengthen affiliations between member cities, foster exchange of experience and knowledge among them and contribute to their development.
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