中文English
current position:Home > NewsThe 2017 Annual Meeti…

The 2017 Annual Meeting of UNESCO Global Geopark of China held

Sources:    Time:2017-11-20

On November 14th, the 2017 Annual Meeting of UNESCO Global Geopark of China held in Ningde Global Geopark.

All participants gathered together to exchange results and share experience. Person who attending the meeting included Guan Fengjun, director of the Department of Geology and Environment of the Ministry of Land and Resources, inspector Liu Yuan; He Nanfei, Deputy Director of Department of Land and Resources of Fujian Province; Lin Yueling, Vice Mayor of Ningde Municipal People's Government; Yuan Huajun, Mayor of Fuding Municipal People's Government; As well as representatives from 35 geoparks in China, 2 candidate members of the Global Geopark Network, and more than 200 people of related (District, City) Department of Land and Resources (Bureau), the representatives of competent department of Geopark,  experts and scholars. The meeting was hosted by He Qingcheng, vice president of Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences and executive director of National Geopark Network Center.

At the meeting, Guan Fengjun, director of the Department of Geology and Environment of the Ministry of Land and Resources, gave a comprehensive summary of the work of Geopark Management of the Ministry of Land and Resources in the areas of simplifying administration,  optimizing services and promoting the legal system as well as the national park system since the 12th Five-Year Plan , putting forward the challenge and solution to the sustainable development of our country's geoparks. Liu Yuan, inspector of the Department of Geology and Environment of the Ministry of Land and Resources, give a summary of year 2016-2017s work and the work plan of 2018. He Nanfei, Deputy Director of Department of Land and Resources of Fujian Province, Lin Yueling, Vice Mayor of Ningde Municipal People's Government and Yuan Huajun, Mayor of Fuding Municipal People's Government addressed on the conference. Subsequently, a licensing ceremony for the new members of Global Geopark was held.

During the meeting, Aershan and Keketuohai global geopark, two new members of the Global Geopark Network, introduced the basic situation of their geopark s construction, development and management. Zhijindong Cave Geopark shares the harvest and experience of holding the fifth APGN Conference. Ningde Geopark shared experience for promoting local economic development. Some Geoparks such as guangwushan ,shennongjia Geopark shared their experience of declaring and re-evaluating. Finally, new members of the GGN (Global Geoparks Network) evaluation team exchange experiences. He Qingcheng, vice president of Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences and executive director of National Geological Park Network Center made a concluding speech and presided over the handover ceremony of the flag of the annual meeting of the Global Geopark. The conference confirmed that the next annual meeting of the Global Geopark will be held in Yandangshan Geopark.