UNESCO’s International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme (IGCP) Council approved the plan for 2024


The 9th Session of the International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme (IGCP) Council was conducted from March 10 to March 12, 2024. The main themes were the assessment of the results of the ongoing projects and the budget distribution for 2024.

As a result, it was agreed to support 25 research projects in 2024 jointly financed by UNESCO and the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS). Furthermore, the Council approved to assist in carrying out another 8 projects but without funding. Overall, the IGCP plan for 2024 contains 33 active projects.

Also, the Council decided that to enhance the programme’s results they will revise the submission procedures and put Africa as the focus for the next 4 years.

There are several open calls, please find more information below:

Click here to view/download the spring 2024 IGCP newsletter.

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