On the morning of November 24, at the Dak Nong Conference Center, the Closing Ceremony of the 20th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology and “15 years of Geopark development in Vietnam Symposium” took place in in-person.
Attending the Ceremony were Mr. Christian Manhart, Head of UNESCO Office in Vietnam; Mr. John Brush, Chairman of the International Volcanic Cave Commission; Mr. Guy Martini, Chairman of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council, General Secretary of the Global Geoparks Network and international guests, scholars, scientists, photographers, delegates, and Central and local Press Agencies.
After 3 effective working days, the 20th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology and “15 years of Geopark development in Vietnam Symposium” have completed the proposed content and program. The presentations and suggestions of scientists and experts at the Symposium are of great significance, introducing new scientific values about volcanoes and the volcanic caves system in Dak Nong in particular and volcanic caves in the world in general.
The Symposium was a great success. On behalf of the Organizing Committee, Ms. Ton Thi Ngoc Hanh – Vice Chairwoman of Dak Nong People’s Committee, Head of the Organizing Committee respectfully thanked the delegates, leaders, scientists, experts who attended and contributed ideas for seminars. And Ms. Hanh hoped that after this Symposium, the leaders, international guests, scientists and guests will have meaningful sightseeing and experience activities at some sites of the 3 routes of the Dak Nong UGGp, especially the volcanic caves in Krong No district, will take place from noon on November 24-26.