Global Network of National Geoparks

9th International Conference on UNESCO Global Geoparks successfully held by the Jeju Island UNESCO Global Geopark

December 22, 2021

The DIGITAL 9th International Conference on UNESCO Global Geoparks, with the main theme: “FUN Geopark”, was successfully organized between 12th and 16th of December 2021 by the Jeju Island UNESCO Glob...

UNESCO Global Geoparks Council Proposes 8 new UNESCO Global Geoparks

December 14, 2021

At its sixth statutory meeting held online between the 8thand 11th ofDecember 2021, the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council assessed 18 new applications for UNESCO Global Geoparks (submitted in 2019 and 20...

UNESCO Global Geoparks Events in Central Asia

December 10, 2021

Bakten, Kyrgyzstan, September 18-212021On September 18-21, an international seminar on “UNESCO Global Geoparks in Central Asia: areas for geotourism promotion and sustainable management of geological ...

UNESCO adopts International Geodiversity Day

November 26, 2021

Mark it in your calendar. From now on, 6 October will be International Geodiversity Day. This annual celebration of geodiversity was approved on 22 November by 193 member states attending UNESCO’s bie...

460 million year-old fossil finds a new home at UNESCO

November 18, 2021

A trilobite fossil dated from the Middle Ordovician (~467-458 Ma) ofthe Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark in northern Portugal was donated to UNESCO today. Ambassador António Nóvoa, P...

CALL for the next INTERNATIONAL GEOPARK CAMP (IGC) for YOUTH in the German – Polish Muskau Arch UGGp

October 9, 2021

After very long-term warm memories and numerous new experiences from a successful mix of different topics, sciences and social events for 34 young people from Greece, Hungary, Romania, Italy, Polan...

The GGN and the Global Geoaprks celebrate the International Day of the Wolrd's Indigenous Peoples

August 9, 2021

“UNESCO Global Geoparks celebrate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, and use this occasion to bring awareness to Indigenous Peoples within the world’s Geoparks. Global Geoparks c...

Hațeg Country - Hong Kong UGGps Youth Online Exchange

June 30, 2021

A collaborative effort was launched in May 2021 by Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark and HațegUNESCO Global Geopark, in Romania, to arrange online international exchange activities for young people in t...

UNESCO and Global Geoparks Network GGN assists Geopark initiatives in Africa and the Arab States

June 19, 2021

UNESCO and the Global Geoparks Network (GGN) have launched a joint initiative to promote the Geopark concept in Africa and the Arab States. The UNESCO/Global Geoparks Network Grant, or short: GGN g...

1st Nature and Geopark Online Academy successfully completed by the Turkish National Commission for UNESCO

May 11, 2021

We are pleased to inform you the successful delivery of 1st Nature and Geopark Online Academy, between the 26 to 28 April, 2021 in cooperation with the Turkish National Commission for UNESCO and the...

UNESCO designates eight new Global Geoparks

April 23, 2021

Paris, 21 April—UNESCO’s Executive Board has approved the designation of eight new UNESCO Global Geoparks, which br...

Call for the UNESCO – Global Geoparks Network GGN Grant

March 26, 2021

Dear Sir/Madam,We are writing you on behalf of the United Nations Organisation for Education, Science, Culture, Communication and Information (UNESCO) and the Global Geoparks Network (GGN), to inform ...

Xiangxi Global Geopark Museum Realizes the Goal of Intelligent Tour Guide

January 8, 2021

Recently, with installation of the intelligent tour guide system of Ethnic Culture Sites in Xiangxi, Xiangxi Global Geopark Museum has stepped in the age of intelligent travelling, realizing the goa...

APGN Online Exchange Activities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

December 31, 2020

‏To maintain international exchanges and collaboration during the COVID-19 pandemic, Hong Kong Geopark has actively explored the possibility of applying ...

Itoigawa Geopark Uses Logo and Mascot Characters to Promote Awareness of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Countermeasures

April 7, 2020

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), Itoigawa Geopark is working with local government authorities to raise awareness of important countermeasures local ...

Online geotourism talk for the Hong Kong Recommended Geopark Guides (R2G)

March 23, 2020

Although the COVID-19 pandemic is still rampant, it does not deter our eagerness to learn and experience geotourism. Making use of the communication software, our Association had initiated...

APGN working together to develop a sharing platform

March 17, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the daily lives of people around the globe, Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark is collaborating with the Chinese Geoparks Network (CGN) and the Japanese Geoparks Ne...

M’GOUN UNESCO GLOBAL GEOPARK SEMINAR ON ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION FOR COLLEGE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS​

March 9, 2020

A one-day seminar on environmental education for college and high school students was held on 28 February 2020 at the Azilal province in Morocco.The seminar was organised by the Association du Gé...

GGN express solidarity to Chinese Global Geoparks

February 12, 2020

FIGHT AGAINST CORONA VIRUSGGN express solidarity to Chinese Global GeoparksDear colleagues from the Chinese Global Geoparks,At this special moment, when the Chinese people are making heroic efforts to...