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Celebrating 40 years of World Heritage 1972-2012

40 years
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Brazil
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History of the World Heritage Convention

Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director General

Kishore Rao, Director of the World Heritage Centre

Takumi Kajisha, Managing Director of Panasonic Group

Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN Director General

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Closing celebration of World Heritage Convention’s 40th anniversary


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