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

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.


Type of Event Information Meeting with Permanent Delegations
Start 20.09.2019 09:30 local time
End 20.09.2019 13:00 local time
Date to be fixed 1
Focal point Vandenberghe, Kristof
Organizer Earth Sciences and Geohazard Risk Reduction Section
Contact Marie-Laure Faber: tel.: +33 1 45 68 07 84; e-mail:
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room IX
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 100
Official Website
Link 1 International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme (IGGP)
Link 2 Agenda of the information meeting (pdf)
Link 3
Link 4