November Newsletter – Global Geoparks become UNESCO Sites

UNESCO – the United Nations Organisation for Education, Science and Culture –announced a new programme on the 17th November which creates UNESCO Global Geoparks. This is the first new UNESCO programme to be established in over 40 years and puts the Global Geoparks alongside UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. Previously operating with the informal support of UNESCO, the status of Global Geoparks will be formally recognised under the new programme.

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