ICOMOS deplores the passing away of its Honorary Member, Mr Augusto Carlos Da Silva Telles, from Brazil, on 2 April 2012 at the age of 88.

Dear friends and colleagues,

It is with deep sorrow that we inform you of the passing of our beloved and respected Salvador Diaz-Berrio Fernández, a member of ICOMOS since 1970.

The World Heritage Convention has made available three publications: the "Managing Cultural World Heritage" reference manual; the new database, "State of Conservation of World Heritage properties"; and "Celebrating 40 years of the World Heritage Convention", the proceedings of Closing Event of the Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention.

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