To ensure that mountains are recognized in the processes of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Mountain Partnership members are organizing two side events during the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UNFCCC on 6-17 November 2017 in Bonn, Germany. Mountain...
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More than 100 rural leaders, researchers and development partners from Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nigeria and Peru met in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile on 12-15 October 2017 to exchange their experiences on the lifestyles of Andean communities, agriculture and water harvesting. The eighth International Meeting...
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The fifth edition of the Forum “Origin, Diversity and Territories” (ODT) will celebrate mountains with the theme “Designing sustainable mountain food systems”, exploring mountainous territories’ richness and dynamism. Taking place on 1 December 2017 in Bulle, Switzerland, in parallel with the Salon des Goûts and Terroirs, the Forum will be...
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Malawi will form a national committee on mountains, decided the participants of an inception workshop on sustainable mountain development (SMD) held on 29 September 2017. The participants also agreed that there is a need to develop a national strategy on SMD to address the challenges facing the country’s mountain ecosystems...
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The Mountain Institute (TMI) launched its new Mountain Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) Programme, which seeks to increase the use of ecosystem-based approaches to help mountain communities adapt to climate change. The three-year programme will expand the use of nature-based solutions in key mountain areas of Nepal, Peru and Uganda...
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Members of the Mountain Partnership are invited to attend the Mountain Partnership Global Meeting, which will be held at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) headquarters on 11-13 December 2017, in conjunction with the International Mountain Day. The Global Meeting will be followed by a two-day...
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23.11.2017

Building a framework for action – COP23

Building a framework for action – COP23

Organized within the framework of the Mountain Partnership, the official side event “Implementing the 2030 Agenda & Paris Agreement in mountains: building a Framework for Action” was held on 14 November 2017 at the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP23)....

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22.11.2017

Students promote the SDG mountain targets

Students promote the SDG mountain targets

On 4 October 2017, members of the Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF), a coalition of student clubs at Utah Valley University (UVU), promoted the three mountain targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the celebration of United Nations Day at UVU. The event was a part of...

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