Meetings

The European Geoparks Network, founded in 2000 operates primarily by frequent EGN Coordination Committee meetings and European Geopark Conferences.

September 2018

42nd European Geoparks Meeting
Place: Adamello Brenta Geopark, Italy

8th International Conference on UNESCO Global Geoparks

March 2018

41st European Geoparks Meeting
Place: Karavanke/Karawanken Geopark, SLOVENIA & AUSTRIA

September 2017

40th European Geoparks Meeting

14th European Geoparks Conference 2017
Place: Azores Geopark, Portugal

March 2017

39th European Geoparks Meeting
Place: Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark,  REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

September 2016

38th European Geoparks Meeting
Place: English Riviera Geopark, UK

March 2016

37th European Geoparks Meeting
Place: Basque Coast Geopark, Pais Vasco, Spain

September 2015

36th European Geoparks Meeting

13th European Geoparks Conference 2015
Place: Rokua Geopark, Finnland

March 2015

35th European Geoparks Meeting
Place: UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France

September 2014

34th European Geoparks Meeting
Place: Geopark Harz Braunschweiger Land Ostfalen, GERMANY

March 2014

33rd European Geoparks Meeting
Place: Sobrarbe Geopark, Spain

September 2013

32nd European Geoparks Meeting
12th European Geoparks Conference 2013
Place: Cilento e Vallo di Diano, Italy

March 2013

31st European Geoparks Meeting
UNESCO – Paris

New members:

  • Azores Geopark – Portugal
  • Karavanke/Karawanken – Slovenia & Austria

September 2012

30th European Geoparks Meeting
11th European Geoparks Conference
Place: Arouca Geopark – Portugal

New members:

  • Central Catalunya Geopark – Spain
  • Bakony-Balaton Geopark – Hungary

March 2012

29th European Geoparks Meeting
Place: Subbeticas Geopark

New members:

  • Carnic Alps Geopark – Austria
  • Chablais Geopark – France

September 2011

28th EGN – Coordination Meeting (September , 2011)

10th European Geoparks Conference
Place: Gea Norvegica, Langesund, Telemark county – Norway

New members:

  • Sierra Norte de Sevilla Natural Park, Andalucia – Spain
  • Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark – Republic of Ireland
  • Katla Geopark – Iceland
  • Massif du Bauges Geopark – France
  • Apuan Alps Geopark – Italy
  • Villuercaas-Ibores-Jara Geopark – Spain

March 2011

27th EGN – Coordination Meeting
Place: Forest fawr Geopark, Wales, UK

New members:

  • · Muskau Arch Geopark – Germany/Poland

September 2010

26th EGN – Coordination Meeting (September, 2010)
9th European Geoparks Conference – 10th Anniversary of EGN
Place: Lesvos Petrified Forest Geopark - GREECE

New members:

  • Novohrad – Nograd Geopark - HUNGARY and SLOVAKIA
  • Magma Geopark – NORWAY
  • Basque Coast Geopark, Pais Vasco - SPAIN
  • Parco Nazionale del Cilento e Vallo di Diano, Campania – ITALY
  • Rokua Geopark - FINLAND
  • Tuscan Mining Park, Toscana - ITALY
  • Vikos – Aoos Geopark - GREECE

March 2010

25th EGN – Coordination Meeting
Place: Luberon Geopark – FRANCE

September 2009

24th EGN – Coordination Meeting
8th European Geoparks Conference
Place: Naturtejo Geopark – PORTUGAL

New members:

  • Geopark Shetland – Scotland – UK
  • Chelmos – Vouraikos Geopark – GREECE

April 2009

23rd EGN – Coordination Meeting
Place: Geological and Mining Park of Sardinia – ITALY

New members:

  • Geo Mon Geopark – WALES
  • Arouca Geopark – CZECH REPUBLIC

September 2008

22nd EGN – Coordination Meeting
Place: Bohemian Paradise Geopark – CZECH REPUBLIC

New members:

  • Rocca di Cerere Geopark – ITALY

June 2008

3rd International Conference on Geoparks
Place: Osnabruck Germany
Organization: Terra Vita European and Global Geopark

April 2008

21st EGN – Coordination Meeting
Place: Beigua European and Global Geopark (Italy)

New members:

  • Adamello Brenda Nature Park – ITALY

September 2007

7th European Geoparks Annual Meeting
20th EGN – Coordination Meeting
Place: Northwest Highlands Geopark (Scotland UK)

New members:

  • English Riviera Geopark – UK

March 2007

19th EGN – Coordination Meeting
Place: Vulkaneifel European Geopark (Germany)

New members:

  • Sardenia Geominerario Park – ITALY
  • Papuk geopark – CROATIA
  • Lochaber Geopark – Scotland UK

September 2006

2nd International Conference on Geoparks
Place: Belfast (Northern Ireland)
Organization: GSNI – Marble Arch Caves European Geopark

July 2006

18th EGN – Coordination Meeting
Place: North Pennines AONB – Eurpean and Global Geopark

New members:

  • Cabo de Gata – Nijar Natural Park – Andalucia – SPAIN
  • Naturtejo Geopark – PORTUGAL
  • Sierras Subbeticas Natural Park – Andalucia – SPAIN
  • Sobrarbe Geopark – Aragon – SPAIN
  • Gea Norvegica – NORWAY

March 2006

17th EGN – Coordination Meeting
Place: European Geopark Astrobleme Châtaigneraie Limousine–France

October 2005

6th European Geoparks Annual Meeting
16th EGN – Coordination Meeting
Place: Petrified Forest Lesvos Island – GREECE

New members:

  • Bohemian Paradise Geopark – CZECH REPUBLIC
  • Fforest Fawr Geopark – CYMRU-UK

June 2005

15th EGN – Coordination Meeting
Place: Copper Coast Geopark – IRELAND

March 2005

14th EGN – Coordination Meeting
Place: Bergstrasse –Odenwald Geopark GERMANY

New members:

  • Hateg Country Dinosaurs Geoparks – ROMANIA
  • Parco Del Beigua – ITALY

October 2004

5th European Geoparks Annual Meeting
13th EGN- Coordination Meeting
Place: Madonie Natural park – Sicily – ITALY

New members:

  • Parc Naturel Regional du Luberon  - FRANCE
  • North West Hihlands Geopark – Scotland – UK
  • Geopark Swabian Alb – GERMANY
  • Mecklenburgische Eiszeitlandschaft Geopark – GERMANY
  • Harz Braunschweiger Land Ostfalen Geopark – GERMANY

June 2004

12th EGN- Coordination Meeting
Place: Reserve Geologique du Haute Province Digne – FRANCE

March 2004

11th EGN- Coordination Meeting
Place: Rocca di Cerere – Sicily – ITALY

October 2003

4th European Geoparks Annual Meeting
10th EGN- Coordination Meeting
Place: Psiloritis Natural Park – Crete – GREECE

New members:

  • Abberley and Malvern  Hills Geopark – UK

June 2003

9th EGN- Coordination Meeting
Place: Eisenwurzen – AUSTRIA

New members:

  • North Pennines Natural Park – UK

February 2003

8th EGN- Coordination Meeting
Place: Tera Vita – GERMANY

October 2002

3rd European Geoparks Annual Meeting
7th EGN- Coordination Meeting
Place: Kamptal Geopark – AUSTRIA

New members:

  • Bergstrasse Odenvald Nature Park  - GERMANY

June 2002

6th EGN- Coordination Meeting
Place: Fermanag – NORTH. IRELAND

New members:

  • Kamptal Geopark – AUSTRIA
  • Eisenwurzen Nature park – AUSTRIA

February 2002

5th EGN- Coordination Meeting
Place: Madonie – Sicily-ITALY

October 2001

2nd European Geoparks Annual Meeting
4th  EGN- Coordination Meeting
Place: Petrified Forest Lesvos Island – GREECE

New members:

  • Terra Vita Nature Park – GERMANY
  • Copper Coast – IRELAND
  • Marble arch caves and Cuilcagh Mountain Park – NORTH IRELAND -UK
  • Madonie Nature Park – ITALY
  • Rocca di Cerere Cultural Park – ITALY

June 2001

3rd EGN- Coordination Meeting
Place: Cabo de Gata – Nijar Geopark – Andalucia – SPAIN

New members:

  • Nature Park Capo de Gata – SPAIN

March 2001

2nd EGN- Coordination Meeting
Place: Vulkaneifel Geopark Gerolstain – GERMANY

New members:

  • Astrobleme Rochechouart – FRANCE
  • Psiloritis Nature Park – GREECE

October 2000

1st European Geoparks Annual Meeting
1st EGN- Coordination Meeting
Place: Molinos – Teruel SPAIN

June 2000

FOUNDING MEETING OF THE EUROPEAN GEOPARKS NETWORK
Place: Petrified Forest Geopark Lesvos Island – GREECE

New members:

  • Reserve Geologique de Haute Provence – FRANCE
  • Vulkaneifel Geopark – GERMANY
  • Lesvos Petrified Forest – GREECE
  • Maestrazgo Caltural Park – SPAIN

February 2000

4th Preparation Meeting
Place: Paris – FRANCE

October 1999

3rd Preparation Meeting
Place: Mastrazgo Molinos – Teruel SPAIN

August 1999

2nd Preparation Meeting
Place: Petrified Forest Geopark Lesvos Island – GREECE

June 1999

1st Preparation Meeting
Place: Reserve Geologique du Haute Provence Digne – FRANCE and Vulkaneifel Geopark Gerolstein -GERMANY