Jerusalem Conference of Mayors

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
May 10, 1998

The 18th Jerusalem Conference of Mayors will be held from 10-16.5.98 on the theme: "Education in the City: Building the Heritage of Future Generations." Over 50 mayors from around the world will be participating, including the mayors of Hanover, Germany; Adana, Turkey; Sofia, Bulgaria; Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire; Medillin, Colombia; Novorossiisk, Russia; Malaga, Spain; Hue, Vietnam and Capetown, South Africa. The largest single contingent of mayors will come from the United States.

The Conference is being hosted by the Mayor of Jerusalem and sponsored by the Foreign Ministry, the American Jewish Congress, the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.