Global Network of National Geoparks

Natarajan ISHWARAN Inspects GGN Office

May 22, 2008

The Director of Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences, Nature Sciences Sector, UNESCO, Natarajan ISHWARAN led a delegation of four people to inspect the Global Geoparks Network Office and listen t...

EGN Express Condolence for Victims of Wenchuan Earthquake

May 20, 2008

Dear Colleagues We are all shocked by this huge Earthquake disaster which hurt China.We all think and pray for the victims, the Sichuan province citizens and the people of China who suffer this endles...

Posters—The 3rd Conference on Geoparks

May 19, 2008

Theme:Communicating Geological Heritage; Young People and Geoparks;Socio-Economic Benefits of Geoparks;Climate Change and Geoparks;Quality Management in Geoparks

Lecture Schedule—The 3rd Conference on Geoparks

May 19, 2008

Theme:European Union and Geoparks; Tourism and Geoparks; Presentation of New and Aspiring Geoparks; Criteria to Join the Geopark Family; Bridging the Gap betw een Geology and Soil Sciences

Adamello Brenta Geopark: new member in the GGN under UNESCO

May 16, 2008

The Adamello Brenta Nature Park from Italy has affiliated the GGN (Global Geoparks Network) and EGN (European Geoparks Network)officially in April 2008. The area of the Adamello Brenta Nature Park whi...

Langkawi Geopark Attracts More Middle Eastern Tourists

May 10, 2008

Unesco's recognition of Langkawi as a geopark has helped to draw more tourists from the Middle East to the legendary island.

Geological heritage – bridge joining countries

May 4, 2008

This international conference is co-organized by the geological surveys of Lithuania, Latvia and Poland as well as by main topics of this event are: Jurassic geoheritage in Baltic Region and Poland, n...

Radio Hams spread the Global Geopark message across the world during European Geopark Weeks, 24 May

April 24, 2008

Radio stations from around the world will be exchanging greetings over the airwaves with the English Riviera Global Geopark next month as amateur radio operators transmit live from Kents Cavern in Tor...

Northern Rocks Festival 2008

April 24, 2008

Northern Rocks 2008 runs between Saturday 24 May and Sunday 8 June. The two weeks are filled with events and activities to help you discover the geological secrets of the North Pennines AONB and UNESC...

BGS Launched the Mendips geological maps and guidebooks

April 22, 2008

At a launch held at the Wells and Mendips Museum, the British Geological Survey (BGS) announced the publication of two brand-new geological maps and guidebooks that feature one of Britain's most popul...

International Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management at World Heritage Sites Held in Mount Hua

April 2, 2008

The International Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management at World Heritage Sites was held in Mount Huangshan, Anhui on 24th ~ 27th March 2008 jointly by the World Tourism Organization (WTO), the...

Worldward Zigong Global Geopark

March 31, 2008

The Zigong Global Geopark, with a total area of 56.7km2, is a new member of the Global Geoparks Networks (GGN), which is composed of Dashanpu Dinosaur Fossil Site Scenic Area, Zigong Well-Salt Industr...

2ND International Intensive Course« Geoconservation And Geoparks: Interpretation And Communication»

March 3, 2008

Geology, geomorphology and landscape have profoundly influenced society, civilization and cultural diversity of our planet. The Geoparks initiative adds a new dimension to the 1972 Convention concerni...

Zigong Geopark in Sichuan Province Affiliates with GGN Newly

February 28, 2008

Zigong Geopark has affiliated the GGN (Global Geoparks Network) officially after a field expedition and a strict review by the experts who were commissioned by UNESCO. So far 55 Geoparks in 17 Member ...

5th International ProGEO Symposium on Conservation of the Geological Heritage and ProGEO Working Gro

February 26, 2008

1st - 5th October 2008, Rab Island, Croatia The Organizing Committee, on behalf of the ProGEO-Croatia and the ProGEO European Association for the Conservation of the Geological Heritage, has the plea...

International Year of Planet Earth launched at UNESCO

February 14, 2008

The International Year of Planet Earth was officially launched on Feb. 12 at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris. UNESCO's Director General Koïchiro Matsuura was host the event.

Director-General signs Agreement establishing the International Research Centre on Karst, in Guilin,

February 13, 2008

On 11 February 2008, the Director-General of UNESCO, Mr Koïchiro Matsuura and Mr Wang Shouxiang, Vice-Minister of Land and Resources of the People's Republic of China, signed an Agreement establishing...

Iran has inaugurated the 1st International Conference on the 'Role of Geoparks'

February 1, 2008

Iran has inaugurated the 1st International Conference on the 'Role of Geoparks' in the Tourism Industry Development on Monday. UNESCO representatives, Head of Iran's Environment Organization, Preside...

United Nations proclaims 2008 International Year of Planet Earth.

January 30, 2008

The United Nations General Assembly in New York has proclaimed the year 2008 to be the United Nations International Year of Planet Earth. The Year's activities will actually span 2007-2009 and support...

Longhu Mountain Geopark in Jiangxi Province Affiliates with GGN Newly

January 17, 2008

Longhu Mountain Geopark has affiliated the GGN (Global Geoparks Network) officially after a field expedition and a strict review by the experts who were commissioned...