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THE EMPLOYEE OF THE INSTITUTE OF GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS PARTICIPATED AT 8th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON UNESCO GLOBAL GEOPARKS


17 September 2018

The senior researcher of the Institute of Geology and Geophysics, PhD. Tofig Rashidov participated at the 8th International Conference on UNESCO Global Geoparks that took place in Italy in September 11-14. He made an oral presentation dedicated to the possibility of creation of geoparks in Azerbaijan. The presentation shows the potential of the country in terms of geotourism as well as various natural monuments and architectural buildings had been presented. The conference participants showed interest and asked the different questions.

The conference included over 400 delegates from 65 countries as well as the teams of various geoparks from the Asia, Europe, North and South America. During the conference some workshops and meetings with experts had been hold. The conference participants had found out more about the various proposals in the field of development and management of geoparks. Some field trips had been organized as well.



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