To mark International Mountain Day, the Mountain Partnership (MP) will celebrate by attending several events all over the world on 11 December 2018. This year’s International Mountain Day theme, #MountainsMatter, is a call to action to raise attention to mountains and the role they play for all of us worldwide. A side...
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The Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) in close collaboration with the Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA) has developed a database and an interactive map which connects indigenous mountain communities and the mountain range they inhabit. The scope of this project is to raise awareness about indigenous mountain peoples...
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Following fifteen years of efforts , the official Romanian “Mountain Law” for a better future in mountain areas was adopted during the 11th “Euromontana” Convention that took place 25-27 September 2018 in Suceava County (North Carpathians), Romania.The Mountain Law includes the following chapters: - The delineation of the...
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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched a #MountainsMatter Photo Contest in celebration of International Mountain Day that is observed every year on 11 December 2018. Participants from around the world are encouraged to submit photos showing why mountains matter to them. Approximately 13 percent of the world’s population...
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From 26 - 29 November, 18 participants representing 18 different countries participated in “Measuring the Mountain Green Cover Index“ in a capacity building workshop at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome, Italy. Participants from various technical backgrounds were introduced to the Mountain Green Cover Index and taught how to...
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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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07.12.2018

Mountain Partnership celebrates International Mountain Day 2018

Mountain Partnership celebrates International Mountain Day 2018

To mark International Mountain Day, the Mountain Partnership (MP) will celebrate by attending several events all over the world on 11 December 2018.

This year’s International Mountain Day theme, #MountainsMatter, is a call to action to raise attention to mountains and the role they play for all of us worldwide.

A side...

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06.12.2018

First IISUMOD convention on sustainable mountain development

First IISUMOD convention on sustainable mountain development

Integrating the Institute for Sustainable Mountain Development (IISUMOD)’s development plans and their activities into sustainable mountain development agendas at local and global levels in the Himalaya and beyond requires urgent action on all fronts.

To this end, IISUMOD, in partnership with the Council for Agricultural Research and Economics...

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