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.