Symposia and the Adamello Brenta Nature Geopark won the call to host the 8th International Conference on UNESCO Global Geoparks in 2018.
The GGN 2018 conference will take place September 8-14, 2018 in the beautiful Italian region of Trentino. The location will be Madonna di Campiglio, in the heart of the Adamello Brenta Geopark in Dolomiti.
Over eight hundred delegates representing the Global Geoparks, senior UNESCO officials, scientists, policy makers and government representatives from all over the globe will gather in Trentino, to discuss the state of the art on the UNESCO Global Geoparks and the activities of the Global Geoparks Network on Earth heritage protection and enchancement and on susteinable development promotion through geotourism and environmental education.
Key factors in winning the bid were the strong support by the Italian National Committee for Geoparks, as well as the collaboration with Symposia.
Once again the hard work of our staff and the ability to interpret our partners’ needs has proven successful in bringing a great international event to Italy!