Thai Scholars Visit Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark of China

More than 20 experts from the Northeastern Research Institute of Petrified Wood & Mineral Resources, Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University, Thailand, visited Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark of China (Hong Kong Global Geopark) from 22 to 25 March 2016. Escorted by our Recommended Geopark Guides (R2Gs), the group toured several geo-areas in the Sai Kung Volcanic Rock Region and Northeast New Territories Sedimentary Rock Region. On 23 March, they joined a talk on the development and management of UNESCO global geoparks, organised by Hong Kong Global Geopark. The session was also attended by geopark representatives from Japan and a number of local groups. Representative of Hong Kong Global Geopark gladly shared with the participants their experience in application submissions, constructing and developing a global geopark and revalidation process. They were also explained how Hong Kong Global Geopark works with local groups and communities and discussed the results of these efforts.

 

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