The Portuguese Institute for the Management of Architectural and Archaeological Heritage (IGESPAR) and the Portuguese Commission for UNESCO are organizing, with the support of the NGO National Centre for Culture, the National Meeting of World Heritage Managers on 7 July and the 3rd Iberian Meeting of World Heritage Management on 8-9 July 2010 in Batalha, Portugal.

With these meetings, IGESPAR and the National Commission of Portugal for UNESCO intend to give information on new developments regarding the implementation of the World Heritage Convention and provide the opportunity for managers and technicians responsible for World Heritage sites to exchange ideas and practices in order to better understand, develop and raise awareness about the Convention.