11th European Geoparks Network Conference

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This Conference will intend to be a contribution for a smart, inclusive and sustainable growth of European Geoparks, sharing the main aims of the “European Strategy 2020”, focused on key areas such as: knowledge and innovation, a more sustainable economy, high employment and social inclusion.
The main aims of the Conference are:
-to reflect about the EGN progress
-to contribute to the smart, sustainable, inclusive growth of European Geoparks
-to share good experience on education programmes and projects
-to consolidate the European Geoparks as territories of excellence for Geo-tourism
-to exchange new trends on geo-conservation strategies
-to present new public and private investments in Geoparks
-to certify Geoparks


Type of Event Category 4- International Congress
Start 19.09.2012 08:00 local time
End 21.09.2012 20:00 local time
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Focal point Mc Keever, Patrick J.
Country Portugal
City Arouca
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Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants
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