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WCC 2012 Res 048 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Secretariat
Period covered: 
Geographic scope: 
In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
IUCN Members: 
Sociedad Geológica de España ( SGE ) / Spain
International Association for the Conservation of Geological Heritage ( ProGEO ) / Sweden
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas 2013-2016 (WCPA)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Scientific/technical activitiesContinued implemention of IUCN's work on geological heritage within the World Heritage Convention (advisory body role), and Global Geoparks Network (international cooperating partner).
Scientific/technical activitiesWCPA has created a Geoheritage Specialist Group, who have a developing programme of activities and have held their first group meeting in 2015. They could be approached for a report on their activities.
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
Creation of new WCPA Specialist Group. Advice on geological sites to UNESCO World Heritage Committee.
What challenges have you encountered in implementing this Resolution and what measures have you taken to overcome them?: 
Fundraising activity is needed in relation to this resolution.
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
Scientific/technical activitiesContinued Advisory Body role in the World Heritage Committee, and in the proposed UNESCO International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme
Scientific/technical activitiesContinued activity of the new IUCN WCPA Geoheritage Specialist Group