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Global Network of National Geoparks
he GGN continues to expand, drawing in new expertise and knowledge from all parts of the world and different cultures. In 2010 alone, 18 new membership applications were received. The aim of the GGN is that members from across the network assist these aspiring territories in their development and membership bids, in order to ensure the overall high quality of services that the network insists on. As partners in the Global Geoparks Network, the members will continue bringing the geopark concept to all parts of the world, especially to the developing world, where sustainable tourism, such as that developed within geoparks, leads to job creation in local rural communities, for the benefit of those communities.
European Geopark Network
A European Geopark is a territory, which includes a particular geological heritage and a sustainable territorial development strategy supported by a European program to promote development. It must have clearly defined boundaries and sufficient surface area for true territorial economic development.
Asia Pacific Geoparks Network
The objective of the APGN is to provide a networking platform between stakeholders of established geoparks and geosites (for those without a geopark) with stakeholders of geoheritage sites to facilitate the establishment of future geoparks and improve geoheritage and geoparks governance.