Global Network of National Geoparks

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...

New Mobile Friendly Website for Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark

January 20, 2020

The Hong Kong Geopark website is welcoming the new year with a new face. After connecting with cyber visitors for nearly 10 years, the geopark website is now being ungraded with a simpler web design...

Fundatory Declaration for the creation of the African UNESCO Global Geopark Network

November 29, 2019

On Friday 22th November 2019, during the 2nd National symposium of Morocco Geological Heritage held in Rabat (Morocco), the official ceremony for the signing of the Fundatory Declaration for the creat...

10th National Geoparks Conference in Japan

November 13, 2019

The 10th National Conference of the Japanese Geoparks Network (JGN) was held from November 2 to 5, 2019 in Oita, Japan. Over 1000 participants gathered from all over Japan mainly from 9 UNESCO Global ...

Experts from the 9th Hutton Symposium on the Origin of Granites and Related Rocks Took Part in the Post-conference Field Trip in Longyan Aspiring Global Geopark

November 5, 2019

During 19-22 October, nine experts from China, Germany, France, Morocco, South Africa and Canada taking part in Post-conference Field Trip-2b of the 9th Hutton Symposium went to Longyan City to ins...

2019 Annual Conference of Geotourism and Geopark & Fujian Longyan Geopark Construction and Tourism Development Seminar was Successfully Held

November 29, 2019

From November 11th to 12th, 2019 Annual Conference of Geotourism and Geopark & Fujian Longyan Geopark Construction and Tourism Development Seminar was successfully held in Longyan. This annual confere...

10th National Geoparks Conference in Japan

November 13, 2019

The 10th National Conference of the Japanese Geoparks Network (JGN) was held from November 2 to 5, 2019 in Oita, Japan. Over 1000 participants gathered from all over Japan mainly from 9 UNESCO Global ...

The 5th International Training Course on UNESCO Global Geoparks Management and Development

November 13, 2019

The 5th International Training Course on UNESCO Global Geoparks Management and Development, which is supported by the UNESCO Global Geoparks Secretariat & UNESCO Beijing Office, the Global Geoparks Ne...