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KENTS CAVERN BECOMES PART OF UNESCO SITE

As UNESCO adopts a new programme, UNESCO GLOBAL GEOPARKS, Kents Cavern is the underground visitor centre for Torbay's new UNESCO site status.

In its 70th anniversary year and 40 years after the creation of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Science Commission of UNESCO (United Nations Organisation for Education, Science and Culture) at the UNESCO General Conference in Paris today has approved the statutes of the new “International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme” which will allow for the creation of the new site designation of “UNESCO Global Geoparks” and the re-designation of all 120 existing Global Geoparks, including Torbay, as new UNESCO Global Geoparks

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