Pelecing, Beberok and Banana compote: “The Traditional Gourmet” of The 6th APGN Symposium

The 6th APGN 2019 Symposium’s success is not only measured by the ability of the host to manage various activities and events, but by how it introduces culture, tourism potential, and other forms of wealth. A prime example from Saturday night was the serving of North Lombok traditional dishes; Pelecing Kale, Beberok, and Banana compote. Domestic guests are no strangers to these amazing foods but…

“Break and Chat”

After long discussions and debates, from 8:30 to 13:40. The meeting adjourned for rest and lunch at the restaurant. Still filled with vigor, the delegates did not want to spend their break in vain and continued to have more small discussions while enjoying the lunch prepared by the committee. These small conversations will certainly enrich the talks that will be continued at 14:30 Central Indonesian…

Learning Honesty from the UNESCO Global Geopark Council Meeting

So many valuable lessons were gained from the 2019 UGG Council session held at the Vila Ombak Hotel, Gili Trawangan, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. The trial led by Mr. Guy Martini, when discussing the proposal of the UNESCO Global Geopark from various countries, (Sunday, 1/9-2019) filled with fair and honest confessions from the participants. The session took place dynamically, because each participant was always active…

1st UGG Council Meeting in Gili Trawangan

As scheduled in agenda, 31th August morning were the 1st UNESCO Global Geopark Council Meeting, held in Rinjani 3 Room, Vila Ombak Hotel. The meeting was attended by participants that comes from UGG Council delegates, APGN Advisory Committee, and the Observer from all over the world, such as Canada, German, South Korea, Russia, Spanyol, and Indonesia. For Indonesia there were Mr. Hans Dencker and Ms.…

Promoting Tourism, the North Lombok Regent Welcomed the UGG Council Members Directly

Saturday night, 31 August 2019, as a host, North Lombok Regent – Dr. H. Najmul Akhyar, held a welcome dinner for the arrival of the delegations from the UNESCO Global Geopark (UGG) Council, APGN Advisory Committee and observers on Gili Trawangan. He felt proud and grateful for the election of North Lombok for the UGG Council and APGN AC Meeting 2019. This meeting participated by…

Participants of the UGG Council and APGN AC Meeting were Impressed with the Welcoming Host

For the UGG Council meeting, participants flew in from across the globe, representing France, Ireland, Britain, Greece, Spain, Norway, Ethiopia, Egypt, China, Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam. The participants came in stages, arriving from the 30th to the 1st. From August 31st to September 6th, 2019, West Nusa Tenggara will host the 6th APGN Symposium after the last summit two years ago in China. One of…