Project ID 570GLO2020

This project provides additional funding to a) the activities of international teams of Earth scientists, thus strengthening national geoscience capacity, through the International Geoscience Programme, and b) assists with the active building of a more even global spread of UNESCO Global Geoparks as areas that allow local communities to benefit from exceptional geological heritage through the promotion of sustainable economies.

  • On-going

USD 500,000

Total Project Budget

USD 321,433

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2018.02.20
End Date 2023.12.29
Benchmark as of 2022.12.31

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Natural sciences Jeju Province Development Corporation 500,000 321,433

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Natural sciences
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction Output: 3.SC1 - Inclusive knowledge and capacities of Member States strengthened to advance and apply science for sustainable management of natural resources, ecosystem and biodiversity conservation and restoration, and disaster risk resilience
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.IP3 - Member States capacities and awareness are strengthened to protect, safeguard and promote Indigenous knowledge, cultures, and languages through inclusive policies and targeted action
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 5%
  • 15%
  • 5%
  • 5%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 20%
  • Youth | 5%
  • Priority Africa
  • Small Island Developing States