The international symposium on the integration and development of geological landscape and culture was held in Jiuhuashan
From 27th to 30th March, the International Workshop on Integration of Geo-landscape and Local Culture hosted by Asia Pacific Geoparks Network (APGN), Chizhou People’s Government, held by Chinese Geoparks Network, Administrative Committee of Jiuhuashan Geopark in Jiuhuashan. There are 50 people attended the meeting from Land Resource Bureau, the UNESCO Global Geopark Council, Advisory Committee of APGN, UNESCO’s Office in Beijing, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Chinese Geoparks Network Center and Officer and expert from Lushan, Longhushan, Huangshan, and experts from Anhui province.
Counselor of the State Council, Former Chief Engineer of the Ministry of Land and Resources Zhang hongtao, Inspector of Geological Environment Department of the Ministry of Land and Resources Yuan Liu, Science Programme Specialist of UNESCO’s Office in Beijing Philippe Pypaert, Sub-inspector of the Office of Land and Resources, Anhui Guozhong Gao, Executive Deputy Mayor of Chizhou Municipal People’s Government Hao Guo, Director of Administrative Committee of Jiuhuashan Geopark Shiping Zhang attended and delivered the speech, hosted by Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Executive Director of the Chinese Geoparks Network Qingcheng He. During the meeting, guests at the conference centered on the topic of “Integration of Geo-landscape and Local Culture”. They shared their practical experience and explored new developments in the future. At the same time, they also focused on the exchange and discussion on the integration and development of Jiuhuashan geological landscape and culture.