In the framework of the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, The Mexican Secretary of Tourism, the National Council for Arts and Culture and the National Institute of Anthropology and History, in collaboration with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the Government of the state of Querétaro, are jointly organizing an International meeting on tourism, sustainable development, and World Heritage that intends to build cooperation bridges between the authorities in order to implement best common practices. The event will take place in Querétaro, Mexico from 17 to 20 July 2012.