Calendar of Events


21 AprilWelcome Event for the new UNESCO Global Geoparks
22 AprilInternational Mother Earth Day
22-28 AprilAPGN WEEK
26-30 AprilEGN Spring MeetingDe Hondsrug UNESCO Global Geopark (Netherlands)
30 AprilGGN Annual General Assembly for Accounts
14 MayWorld Migratory Bird Day
18 MayInternational Museum Day
22 May – 5 June EGN WEEK
5 JuneWorld Environment Day
8 JuneWorld Oceans Day
8-10 JuneRURITAGE Conference – UNESCO (Paris)
10 June2nd GGN Advisory Committee meeting 
17 JuneWorld Day to Combat Desertification & Drought
JulyPlastic Free July
13-15 July6th International Summer University on ‘Geoparks, Sustainable Regional Development and Healthy Lifestyles’
9 AugustInternational Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
4-11 September 7th Asia Pacific Geoparks Symposium
13-17 SeptemberYouth Forum seminar & camp, Batur UNESCO Global Geopark, Bali Indonesia
17 SeptemberWorld Cleanup Day
26-30 September 16th European Geoparks Conference, Sesia Val Grande UNESCO Global Geopark, Italy
27 SeptemberInternational Tourism Day
OctoberEvaluator’s Seminar
6 OctoberInternational Geodiversity Day
13 OctoberInternational Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
21-23 October5th Regional Course on UNESCO Global Geoparks, Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark, Malaysia
25-28 OctoberFirst 100 IUGS Geological Heritage Sites
NovemberWorkshop for African projects on UNESCO Global Geoparks
15-25 NovemberDigital Course “UNESCO Global Geoparks: Geoparks and Geotourism”
22-26 November20th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology (ISV20) Dak Nong UNESCO Global Geopark (Vietnam)
5 DecemberWorld Soil Day
11 DecemberInternational Mountain Day