UGG Lecture Course

UNESCO Global Geopark Lecture Course

As a member of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Network, Toya-Usu UNESCO Global Geopark provides the following programs for other geoparks and areas aimed at geopark certification. For details, please contact here by e-mail.

Toya-Usu UNESCO Global Geopark Promotion Council Office
E-mail info@toya-usu-geopark.org
Address c/o Toyako-cho Town Office 58 Sakaemachi, Toyako-cho,Abuta-gun,Hokkaido 049-5692,Japan

Target

People involved in UNESO Global Geoparks or people in areas aimed at UNESCO Global Geoparks

Fee

We collect 1,000 yen per participant as a fee for materials

Points to note

  • Participants must arrange and pay for their own accommodation and transportation.
  • Concerning a guide, Toya-Usu UNESCO Global Geopark can provide advice or arrange a guide for participants.
  • Please pay fees for a guide, admission to facilities, ropeway, pleasure boat, parking and meals.
  • If you let us know about the following items when applying, we will be able to propose a suitable program for your guided tour.
    1. Schedule (including arrival and departure times)
    2. Hotel name
    3. Things you’d like to see, questions, etc.

Model plans❶ Half a day

Classroom lectures
  1. Characteristics and activities of Toya-Usu UNESCO Global Geopark (outline)
  2. Standards for UNESCO Global Geoparks (outline)
  3. Sustainable development (outline)
Field studies
  1. Guided tour of the volcano and disaster remains
Facility visit
  1. On-site base facility

Model plans❷ One day

Classroom lectures
  1. Characteristics and activities of Toya-Usu UNESCO Global Geopark
  2. Standards for UNESCO Global Geoparks
  3. Sustainable development (Disaster reduction education, Utilization of benefits from the volcano)
Field studies
  1. Guided tour of the volcano and disaster remains
  2. Educational tour for disaster reduction by a Volcano Meister
Facility visit
  1. On-site base facility
  2. Utilization of a geopark at private sightseeing facilities

Model plans❸ Two days

Classroom lectures
  1. Characteristics and activities of Toya-Usu UNESCO Global Geopark
  2. Standards for UNESCO Global Geoparks
  3. Sustainable development (Disaster reduction education, Utilization of benefits from the volcano)
Field studies
  1. Guided tour of the volcano and disaster remains
  2. Educational tour for disaster reduction by a Volcano Meister
  3. Guided tour to experience benefits from the volcano
Facility visit
  1. Base facility at the trailhead
  2. On-site base facility
  3. Research/archive base facility
  4. Utilization of a geopark at tourist information/local product facilities
  5. Utilization of a geopark at private sightseeing facilities
   
Past results (for overseas trainees)
1 March 2018, with 4 participants. JICA Resource Link Programme (geothermal power)
1 February 2018, with 12 participants. JICA Capacity Building of Local Administrators (from Turkey)
1-2 November 2017, with 14 participants. JICA Community Development Plan Management Course
27-29 October 2017, with 7 participants. JCaP Invitation Programme for 7 Geopark-aspiring Asian Countries
16-19 October 2017, with 3 participants. Observation of Regional Leaders in Disaster Risk Mitigation from Indonesia Mt. Murapi Region
24 May 2017, with 13 participants. Observation of Jeonbuk West Coast Province, South Korea
20-21 April 2017, with 6 participants. Observation for Danyang Geopark (South Korea) Initiative
1 March 2017, with 15 participants. JICA Resource Link Programme (geothermal power)
1 February 2016, with 11 participants. JICA 2016 Capacity Building of Local Administrators (from Turkey)
22 November 2016, with 11 participants. JICA Course for Natural Disasters and Recovery
1 November 2016, with 13 participants. JICA Community Development Plan Management Course
29 June 2016, with 26 participants. Trainging for Long-term Development Plan of Yangpyong-gun Province, South Korea (2)
22 June 2016, with 21 participants. Trainging for Long-term Development Plan of Yangpyong-gun Province, South Korea (1)
14-18 June 2016, with 9 participants. JICA Capacity Building Course for Volcanic Disasters