UNESCO designates 8 new Global Geoparks 2022

UNESCO’s Executive Board has approved the designation of 8 new UNESCO Global Geoparks bringing the number of sites participating in the Global Geoparks Network to 177 in 46 countries. Two new countries, Luxembourg and Sweden, this year join the Global Network with the designation of their first geoparks. The newly designated UNESCO Global Geoparks are:

  • Seridó UNESCO Global Geopark, Brazil

  • Southern Canyons Pathways UNESCO Global Geopark, Brazil

  • Salpausselkä UNESCO Global Geopark, Finland

  • Ries UNESCO Global Geopark, Germany

  • Kefalonia-Ithaca UNESCO Global Geopark, Greece

  • Mëllerdall UNESCO Global Geopark, Luxembourg

  • Buzău Land UNESCO Global Geopark, Romania

  • Platåbergens UNESCO Global Geopark, Sweden More information: https://www.unesco.org/en/articles/unesco-designates-8-new-global-geoparks


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