On January 22, 2014, in the municipality building of Kazanlak, the Mayor Mrs. Galina Stoyanova and the Chairman of Sozopol Foundation Mr. Kiril Arnautski signed a Memorandum of cooperation on the conservation of natural and cultural heritage.
The signing of the memorandum is implementing Decision №840 of the Municipal Council of Kazanlak from December 17, 2013. Activities under the agreement include cooperation in the conservation and promotion of natural and cultural heritage, within the implementation of joint projects.
Mrs. Galina Stoyanova expressed her satisfaction with the memorandum and future cooperation with Sozopol Foundation, which is in consultative partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and is one of the ten members of the Liaison Committee, which manages and coordinates activities of NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO. Through this collaboration, Kazanlak Municipality seeks to achieve one of the major objectives for cultural and sustainable development of the region – the inscription of the Valley of Thracian Kings, as a complex of unique sites, in the UNESCO World Heritage List.