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TRiPGiFT flyers showcasing the three educational scenarios

TRiPGiFT flyers showcasing the three educational scenarios

The Erasmus project TRiPGiFT aims to combine theoretical and experimental approaches in teaching geology and geography in Secondary Education by developing Virtual Field Trips (VFTSs), using Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). TRiPGiFT aims to trigger the...

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Geology Plays Crucial Role in Light of UAE Consensus

Geology Plays Crucial Role in Light of UAE Consensus

Geology Plays Crucial Role in Light of UAE ConsensusDubai, December 14, 2023 – The European Federation of Geologists (EFG), along with the Italian National Council of Geologists (CNG), advocated for the indispensable role of geosciences in addressing global climate...

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EFG Unveils New Strategy and Modern Identity

EFG Unveils New Strategy and Modern Identity

Elevating the Geoscience Profession is Crucial to Tackle Society’s Most Pressing Challenges European Federation of Geologists Unveils New Strategy and Modern IdentityThe European Federation of Geologists (EFG) announces the launch of its new strategy for the period...

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EFG at COP28: Geoscience’s Role in Climate Action

EFG at COP28: Geoscience’s Role in Climate Action

EFG at COP28: Geoscience's Role in Climate ActionThe European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is set to spread the word about the importance of geoscience for society at COP28 in Dubai, with EFG President David Govoni and Interim Director of Stakeholder Relations...

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EFG response to proposed Industrial Carbon Management Strategy

EFG response to proposed Industrial Carbon Management Strategy

EFG response to proposed Industrial Carbon Management StrategyThe European Federation of Geologists (EFG) welcomes the European Commission’s recent public consultation on an Industrial Carbon Management Strategy (CFE (2023) 3659176). EFG has identified several themes...

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EFG response to the EU Soil Health Act proposal

EFG response to the EU Soil Health Act proposal

EFG response to the EU Soil Health Act proposalEFG has recently submitted feedback on the European Commission’s Soil Health Law proposal.  The aim of the Soil Health Law proposal announced in the EU soil strategy for 2030 is to: specify the conditions for a healthy...

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Promoting Ukrainian Geology

Promoting Ukrainian Geology

EFG Delegate from Ukraine Hanna Liventseva had to leave her country because of war. Currently, she is temporarily living and working in Barcelona, where she is involved in the project ‘Assessment of the geothermal potential of Catalonia' of the GEP3BCN-CSIC. EFG’s...

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EFGeoWeek – Latest issue

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Spanish ICOG makes proposals for a national geological policy

Spanish ICOG makes proposals for a national geological policy

Spanish ICOG makes proposals for a national geological policyIn light of the elections in Spain, EFG's Spanish member, the Official Professional Association of Geologists (ICOG) released a document including 27 proposals for a national geological policy serving the...

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EFG presents its 2022 Annual Report

EFG presents its 2022 Annual Report

EFG presents its 2022 Annual Report  The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is glad to present its Annual Report for 2022 which introduces the main activities throughout the past year. The Report is structured around the six strategic action areas of the...

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Media Partnership with SEG 2023 Conference

Media Partnership with SEG 2023 Conference

EFG is a media partner of the event 'SEG 2023 Conference: Resourcing the Green Transition', held by the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) and taking place in London (UK) on 26-29 August 2023. Mineral resources are critical to supporting sustainable development and...

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EFG response to European Net Zero Industry Act

EFG response to European Net Zero Industry Act

EFG response to European Net Zero Industry Act EFG has recently submitted feedback on the European Commission’s European Net Zero Industry Act (NZIA) proposal. The proposed Act aims to promote and achieve carbon neutrality across industries in which geologists’...

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EFG response to Critical Raw Materials Act proposal

EFG response to Critical Raw Materials Act proposal

EFG response to Critical Raw Materials Act proposal In June, EFG has submitted feedback on the proposed text of the European Commission’s Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA) which was published in March 2023. EFG welcomes the publication of the CRMA and thanks the...

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#EFGVisitingNAs: EFG meets MFT in Budapest

#EFGVisitingNAs: EFG meets MFT in Budapest

In early June, the EFG Secretariat had the privilege of visiting the office of the Hungarian Geological Society (MFT) in Budapest. This visit provided an excellent opportunity for the EFG team to gain insight into the functioning and challenges of the Hungarian...

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Results EFG Employment Survey 2022

Results EFG Employment Survey 2022

Results EFG Employment Survey 2022  The annual EFG Employment Survey aims at analysing the current labour market for geologists in Europe. The information gathered by this survey is not only useful for EFG’s work and to our national association members, but also...

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EFG Communication Survey

EFG Communication Survey

EFG Communication Survey: Please share your thoughts!The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is about to launch its new strategic plan for the years 2023-2027. Continually improving communication will be a cornerstone of this 5-year strategy. Calling all members...

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EFG Logo Redesign: Your support is needed!

EFG Logo Redesign: Your support is needed!

We want the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) to stand out! Would you like to assist us in updating the visual identity of EFG? We are working with a science communication agency to help us update the EFG logo. We invite you to be part of this process by taking...

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New EFG President David Govoni

New EFG President David Govoni

The EFG Board, Members, and Office are pleased to welcome David Govoni as the new EFG President. The election for the EFG’s new President-elect was held in November 2022 during the 81st Council Meeting in Brussels. The National Associations delegates cast their votes...

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EFG endorses Mission Soil Manifesto

EFG endorses Mission Soil Manifesto

Soils are fragile, and the impact of our actions on soils is often overlooked or ignored. To ensure a healthy and green future for our current and future generations, we need to protect and care for soils. The European Commission and the European Regions Research and...

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Vote now on your favourite ‘Legends of geoscience’ photo!

Vote now on your favourite ‘Legends of geoscience’ photo!

Vote now on your favourite 'Legends of geoscience' photo!We have received dozens of stunning submissions to this year's edition of the EAGE/EFG photo contest "Legends of Geoscience". We invite you to have a look and select your favourite photo by 5 May to help us...

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EFG partners with Raw Materials Summit 2023

EFG partners with Raw Materials Summit 2023

The fifth edition of the Raw Materials Summit, from 15–17 May 2023 in Brussels, will showcase innovation enabling the EU Green Deal goal for a carbon-neutral future.  Direct access to over 800 industry leaders The Raw Materials Summit, hosted by EIT RawMaterials, is...

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