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36th IGC letter regarding the current refund process
(Posted 03.06.2021) (new)


IUGS 2020 Report
(Posted 31.05.2021) (new)


Vol. 44, No 2, June 2021
(Posted 01.06.2021) (new)


IUGS E-Bulletin n. 174
May 2021 News Update
(Posted 26.05.2021) (new)


The International Geoscience and Geopark Programme (IGGP)
Newsletter January-May 2021
(Posted 25.05.2021)


76th Executive Committee Meeting - Virtual Meeting (22-24 February & 22 March 2021)
Download minutes
(Posted 20.05.2021)


Mid-year letter from the president of IUGS
Read the letter by John Ludden
(Posted 11.05.2021)


Geohazard Symposium (hosted by the Science Council of Japan)
26 May 2021: concluding remarks by John Ludden (IUGS President)
(Posted 06.05.2021)


Official participants in all IUGS constituent groups

Download the list here

(Posted 13.04.2021)


INHIGEO Anniversaries: Orville Adelbert Derby (1851–1915) and Brazilian geology

Read the post by Silvia Figueirôa (Brazil), William Brice (USA) and Margaret Lopes (Brazil)

(Posted 16.04.2021)


Workshop "Promoting Geodiversity", free online event
(16 April 2021, from 14:00 BST)

Read more about the workshop (registration and international panel of speakers)

Video on Geodiversity

(Posted 09.04.2021)

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18 new projects approved by The International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) Council
List of new IGCP projects
Read more on the UNESCO website
(Posted 17.03.2021)

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The Kimmeridgian (Upper Jurassic) Global Stratotype Section and Point is defined and placed in Scotland, UK

From the International Subcommission on Jurassic Stratigraphy 

(Posted 15.03.2021)

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UNESCO Lecture Series: Earth Materials for a Sustainable and Thriving Society

Recordings and materials 

(Posted 22.12.2020; revised 03.05.2021)

The new IUGS Task Group on Igneous Rocks (TGIR)
Read details (Posted 28.12.2020)
News about the IUGS Secretariat
IUGS President John Ludden signs the MoU with China for hosting the Secretariat (Posted 18.12.2020)
Voting Results of the Extraordinary Session of the IUGS-IGC Council (28-30 October 2020)
Download all results (pdf) (Posted 02.11.2020)
Extraordinary Session of the IUGS-IGC Council
Virtual Meeting, 28-30 October 2020: go to materials (Posted 22.10.2020)

7th SGA-IUGS-SEG-UNESCO Short Course on African Metallogeny

November 2021, Windhoek, Namibia (Posted 16.04.2020; revised 28.10.2020)

Download the leaflet (pdf file)

Past Executive Committees
List of members from 1961 to 2020 (Posted 01.07.2020)
36th IGC, Delhi, India
36th IGC letter regarding the current refund process (Posted 03.06.2021)
Joint IUGS-IGC letter concerning 36th IGC, Delhi (India), from John Ludden (IUGS President) and Ranjit Rath (36th IGC-LOC) (Posted 22.12.2020)
IUGS concern on status of refunds from 36th IGC: letter to all registered participants from Stan Finney (IUGS Secretary General) (Posted 17.09.2020)

International Geological Congress rescheduled from 9-14 November 2020 to 16-21 August 2021 (Posted 24.06.2020)

IGCC: Postponement and reschedule of the 36th IGC (letter signed by the IUGS President) (Posted 24.06.2020)

- Refund policy (Posted 10.05.2020)

Letter from the IUGS President: 36th International Geological Congress rescheduled tor 9-14 November 2020 (Posted 28.02.2020)

Letter from the IGC Committee (IGCC): Postponement and reschedule of the 36th IGC (Posted 28.02.2020)

Urgent information from organizers (Posted 25.02.2020)

Report by the IUGS Secretary General
on Administration of IUGS for the period 2016-2020 (Posted 09.12.2019)
IUGS Annual Report
2018 issue (Posted 16.05.2019)
International Science Council (ISC)
Action Plan 2019-2021 (Posted 27.09.2019)

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