2019 New UNESCO Global Geopark Applications

The following 14 areas have applied to be designated UNESCO Global Geopark and have entered the official process of evaluation by UNESCO. In order to enable Member States to exercise their oversight responsibility (as set out in 5.4 Applications review of the Operational Guidelines for UNESCO Global Geoparks, the documents below provide a geological and geographic summary, including a detailed map indicating the location, of each applicant.

2019 UNESCO Global Geopark Size Change <10%

The following 6 areas have expressed the wish to change the size of their existing UNESCO Global Geopark with less than 10%. In order to enable Member States to exercise their oversight responsibility (as set out in 5.6 Applications review of the Operational Guidelines for UNESCO Global Geoparks, the documents below provide a geological and geographic summary, including a detailed map indicating the location, of each UNESCO Global Geopark wishing to change its size.

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