The UNITWIN - UNESCO network "Culture, Tourism, Development" was founded in 2002 by the UNESCO Chair "Culture, Tourism, Development" from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and is made up of about 30 universities through the world. The network is a closely knit system of cooperation in research, documentation and training to facilitate exchanges and knowledge-sharing among universities, decision makers, non-governmental organizations, civil society and the private sector. Its main goal is to encourage a responsible and ethical vision of tourism as a means of sustainable development ofterritories and enhancing cultural diversity.