The official member of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Assessment Center and Managing Director of Qeshm Global Geopark, announced the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between Qeshm's Global Geopark, with the first proposed Yangan Tao geopark in Russia.
Qeshm's Global Geopark Directorate has called for the participation of local communities in the development of infrastructure and promotion of the geosites of the west of the island.
Director of the UNESCO Office in Iran, Qeshm Global Geopark considered a valuable asset in the Middle East, and the pride of the Iranian people and the local community.
Qeshm Global Geopark, the only Geopark registered in the UNESCO International Geoparks Network in the Middle East
Mahin Gazani, Head of the Science Department of the National Commission of Iranians of UNESCO, referred to the Qeshm Global Geopark as the only geopark registered in the UNESCO International Geoparks Network in the Middle East.
Nicholas Zurrus, Chief of the Global Geopark Network, referred to Qeshm's Global Geopark as a Factor for Supporting Local Communities.
Professor McCeur, UNESCO's Program Director for International Geosciences and Geospatial Affairs, said: Today, there are 17 countries from all over the world on Qeshm Island to take advantage of the valuable experiences of the Global Geopark of Qeshm in the sustainable development of local communities and the conservation of geological heritage.