Talking about... PAndemic and Resilience in UNESCO sites
The project started in January 2021 and concluded with a webinar series that took place virtually in April 2021 The project examined the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Italian UNESCO Biosphere Reserves and Global Geoparks. It discussed new-found and resilient solutions with site managers, youth and stakeholders from the education, agriculture and tourism sectors. Some critical questions were posed ranging from “What is the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the activities of Biosphere Reserves and Global Geoparks in Italy” to “What are the wider impacts on the territories, institutional organisations and economic activities”. Ultimately, it concluded by assessing the resilient solutions adopted as a response to the difficult period.