From the 7th – 9th of September the 14th European Geoparks Network conference takes place at the Azores islands. NOHNIK is invited for a lecture during one of the daily sessions. During the lecture NOHNIK will share the experiences from destination management planning in Katla UNESCO Global Geopark in Iceland. Central theme of the conference will be ‘Geoparks: pathways of sustainable tourism for development’. Attention is paid to conservation of unique nature areas, dealing with increasing tourism activities and the effects of tourism on local communities and economies.

More info on the conference can be found on the special website (English).

(image: Portugese American Journal)