International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA)


The International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (UIAA) encourages and develops all forms of mountaineering, climbing, hill walking and trekking at an international level. Since 1932, the UIAA supports climbing and mountaineering practices in the respect of local communities and cultures and promotes responsible access as well as sustainable mountain protection.  The UIAA has now 85 member associations with over 2.4 million individual active members.

Member category Nongovernmental Organizations
Country Switzerland
Area Europe
Geographic focus of work Global - Regional - Interregional - Sub-regional - National - Local
Specific Region(s) Africa - Asia & The Pacific - Europe - Latin America & Caribbean - Near East & North Africa - North America
Head Frits Vrijlandt
Head title President
Focal Point title General Secretary
Focal Point Hélène Denis
Alternate Focal Point title Project Manager
Alternate Focal Point Carol Kahoun
Address Monbijoustrasse 61, Postfach, CH-3000, Bern 23, Switzerland
Telephone 00410313701827
Fax 00410313701838
Email office@theuiaa.org
Email 2 carol.kahoun@theuiaa.org
Website http://www.theuiaa.org/
01/05/2003
Electoral Group Global Civil Society Organizations
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