PH NatCom supports bid of Bohol Island as the pioneer Geopark in the Philippines

In 2004, the Global Geoparks Network (GGN), was formed. GGN promotes national geological heritage initiatives that contribute to and benefit from membership of a global network of exchange and cooperation. On 17 November 2015, the 195 Member States of UNESCO ratified the creation of a new label: the UNESCO Global Geoparks (UGG). UGG seeks to express governmental recognition of the importance of managing outstanding geological sites and landscapes in a holistic manner. In 2019, among the 14 contenders for the UNESCO Global Geoparks is Bohol Island. Citizens of Bohol Island pro-actively worked on the nomination dossier together with its partners; Read More
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