STATUTES OF INTERNATIONAL GEOSCIENCE AND GEOPARKS PROGRAMME

STATUTES OF THE INTERNATIONAL GEOSCIENCE AND GEOPARKS PROGRAMME

The International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme (IGGP) shall be implemented through two activities: the International Geoscience Programme, a co-operative venture with the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), and the UNESCO Global Geoparks. They shall coordinate their work through a shared UNESCO Secretariat and joint coordination meetings of their respective Bureaux which will convene as necessary. The chairpersons of the two respective Councils will co-chair the IGGP.

These Statutes may be amended by the General Conference of UNESCO on its own initiative or on the proposal of the Director-General of UNESCO.

Part A: The International Geoscience Programme

International Geoscience Programme