HomeAbout IGU-CoGVision and Objectives

To promote the development of Geoparks from the Geographical perspectives.

(1) communicate the role of Geoparks as tools of education, recreation and nature conservation;

(2) further develop the concept of sustainability as applied to Geoparks;

(3) communicate the importance of understanding a broad range of processes that affect the sustainable development of Geoparks, including the natural environment, political, and socio-economic processes;

(4) communicate the results of the research by members of the Commission to various academic, industry and policy arenas in order to influence policy in an effective and appropriate manner.