Meetings

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

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