Catalan ‘raiers’ (timber rafting) support a European candidacy to be Intangible Heritage of Humanity of Unesco

The two associations of ‘raiers’ (timber rafting) of Catalonia (Ribera del Segre and Noguera Pallaresa) inside the UNESCO Global Geopark Conca de Tremp-Montsec will support a European candidacy for their trade to be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. As explained the president of the Association of Raiers of…

Continuar llegint

Ngorongoro Lengai UNESCO Global Geopark of Tanzania visits Conca de Tremp-Montsec for good practices exchange

The stay of the Tanzanian representative in the territory included the visit of different facilities, sites and trails. One of the pillars of the UNESCO Global Geoparks is networking and the exchange of experiences and good practices between territories. A member of Ngorongoro Lengai UNESCO Global Geopark (UGGp) of Tanzania…

Continuar llegint

UNESCO GLOBAL GEOPARKS in FITUR 2019

The Geoparks stand The presence of the Geoparks stand and activities in FITUR 2019, one of the biggest tourism fairs in the world, was very successful and contributed significantly to our common efforts to raise the profile and visibility of the UNESCO Global Geoparks as quality brand in tourism and…

Continuar llegint

Celebrating International Day of Risk Reduction

Visit of the landslide of Puigcercós and Workshop of Geological Risks, two activities for awareness population of geological risks  In the UNESCO Global Geopark Conca de Tremp – Montsec we organized a guided tour to the landslide of Puigcercós the 13th October. About 50 participants of all ages discovered the…

Continuar llegint

The aspiring Geopark Conca de Tremp – Montsec attend the 14th European Geoparks Network Conference

A delegation of 4 members from the Conca de Tremp – Montsec Geopark project attended the 14the EGN Conference celebrated in the UNESCO Global Geopark of Azores (Portugal) between the 7th and the 9th September.                 During the Conference the Geopark did a presentation in the framework…

Continuar llegint

Suport unànime de tots els grups parlamentaris en la presentació del projecte Geoparc al Parlament

La Comissió de Cultura del Parlament de Catalunya, a petició del grup parlamentari de Ciutadans, i per unanimitat dels grups va acordar de requerir la compareixença d’una representació del Projecte Geoparc Conca de Tremp – Montsec davant la Comissió de Cultura per a informar sobre aquest projecte i la seva…

Continuar llegint

Second edition of the Geological Boot Camp in the Geopark project

The second edition of the Geological Boot Camp, organised by EAGE (European Association of Geoscientist and Engineers), l’Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya (ICGC) and Universitat de Barcelona (Barcelona University), took place between 4 and 9 of September. El Geological Boot Camp is an international course in geology. Its aim is to offer…

Continuar llegint