Information meeting on the International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme (IGGP)

When :

from Friday 20 September, 2019
to Saturday 21 September, 2019

Type of event :

Information Meeting with Permanent Delegations

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, Room IX, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75007, Paris, France

Contact :

Marie-Laure Faber: tel.: +33 1 45 68 07 84; e-mail:

UNESCO is the only United Nations organization with a mandate to support research and capacity in Earth Sciences, implemented through its flagship International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme (IGGP).

The aim of this meeting is to introduce and inform Member States about the achievements of Earth science research and capacity building projects, and to convey the recommendations of the UNESCO Global Geoparks (UGGp) Council 4th Session to be held in Lombok, Indonesia, from 31 August to 1 September 2019.

The 4th UGGp Council meeting is open to the observers from the Member States.