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Leiqiong UNESCO Global Geopark participated in the 5thAsia-Pacific Geoparks Network Symposium
Source:Leiqiong Global Geopark of China Time:2017-09-28 11:15:16

  The 5th Asia-Pacific Geoparks Network Symposium was held in Zhijindong Cave UNESCO Global Geopark from Sept.18 to 22 ,2017. With the theme of “Promote the Sustainable Development of the Local Economy”, delegates shared the construction and management experiences, introduced new activities and construction projects that carried out by the geoparks, and developed the common strategies related to future geoheritage conservation, natural and cultural heritage value enhancement, environmental education, geotourism and local economic development. It was the first international geopark symposium held in China after the approval of the International Geoscience and Geopark Program. More than 900 delegates of global geoparks and experts from 27 countries and regions attended the symposium.

Main Venue in the 5th Asia-Pacific Geoparks Network Symposium

  In oral reports of Leiqiong titled Management and Development of a Geopark Covering Inter-provincial Administrative Districts and Organic Farming: Bring Together Local Farmers and the Leiqiong UNESCO Global Geopark for Mutual Benefit, Leiqiong earned the rapt attention of peers and media including China Land and Resources News and Guizhou TV.

Presentation by representative from Leiqiong

Presentation by representative from Leiqiong

Representative from Leiqiong was interviewed by Guizhou TV

  Leiqiong UNESCO Global Geopark took “Exploring the volcanoes, feeling the wonders” as its theme, presented the unique geological relics and magnificent natural landscape, as well as its achievements in protection, construction, science popularization and mutual communication in the symposium. The booth also displayed all kinds of promotional materials and research achievements, as well as some tourism products, which attracted many visitors and aroused their interest in the park.

Leiqiong Global Geopark’s booth