The Mountain Institute, a Mountain Partnership member, is the 2018 winner of the St Andrews Prize for the Environment. Their winning project integrates 2 000 years of indigenous knowledge of water management in the Andes with contemporary science and technology to create hybrid solutions that improve water security,...
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The role of mountains as key providers of goods and services essential for global sustainable development was discussed during a dedicated session of the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 15 on Life on Land in New York on 15 May 2018.  Andrew Taber, former Chair of the...
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“#MountainsMatter” is the theme chosen for this year’s celebration of International Mountain Day (IMD) on 11 December 2018. Even though they are mentioned in the 2030 Agenda, mountains are still often forgotten. Considering the crucial role they play in providing key ecosystem goods and services to the planet and their...
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The Mountain Partnership Steering Committee met on 23-24 April 2018 at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) headquarters in Rome, Italy. This was the second meeting of the Steering Committee after its election at the Fifth Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership in December 2017. Main...
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The Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA) is carrying out a global assessment of the state of, trends in and relations between biodiversity, ecosystem services, human well-being and direct drivers in the world's mountains. They have created a survey that will allow those interested to share their knowledge about...
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24.05.2018

Nominations open for Mountain Protection Award

Nominations open for Mountain Protection Award

The International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) is now accepting applications for the 2018 Mountain Protection Award. Interested individuals or organizations should submit their nomination by 25 June 2018. The winning project will be announced at the UIAA General Assembly in October and will receive a $5 000...

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23.05.2018

Expert review opportunity, IPCC special report

Expert review opportunity, IPCC special report

Experts interested in participating in the expert review of the First Order Draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) may register to take part until 22 June 2018. The Mountain Research Initiative (MRI) is...

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