International Mountain Day

Greek island takes action for IMD 2019


In light of International Mountain Day, the University of the Mountains will conduct an excursion to the Municipality of Platanias, Crete, Greece, on 10 October. There, they will perform medical examinations on the vulnerable Karanou population, educate primary school children and facilitate an open discussion with mountain peoples about their livelihoods. Monthly excursions to mountainous and remote villages of Crete and the Aegean islands will occur in the future. Photo from The University of Mountains