Building peace in the minds of men and women

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

When, local time: 
Friday, 20 September 2019 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Information Meeting with Permanent Delegations
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.