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Investing in Sustainable Mountain Development - Opportunities, Resources and Benefits

Investing in Sustainable Mountain Development - Opportunities, Resources and Benefits

17.02.2016

Achieving the ambitious goals formulated in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls for future investments in mountain regions. Mountains support the livelihoods of millions of people who live in them as well as in the lowlands. But in many mountain regions, development lags behind and poverty rates are high....

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Mountains as the water towers of the world: A call for action on the sustainable development goals (SDGs)

Mountains as the water towers of the world: A call for action on the sustainable development goals (SDGs)

31.03.2014

Mountains as the water towers of the world: A call for action on the sustainable development goals (SDGs)
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Trees, forests and water: cool insights for a hot world

Trees, forests and water: cool insights for a hot world

14.02.2017

Forests’ many life-sustaining functions as prime regulators within the water, energy and carbon cycles are still not universally recognized, a fact that the world ignores at its peril, a new article cautions. To address climate change and land misuse, global action should be realigned to prioritize trees’ and forests’ key...

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution: Sustainable Mountain Development (2016)

United Nations General Assembly Resolution: Sustainable Mountain Development (2016)

16.01.2017

Resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on Sustainable mountain development at 71st Session. A/71/463/Add.10

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Quito Declaration Charter for World Mountain People (2003)

Quito Declaration Charter for World Mountain People (2003)

04.09.2003

The representatives of Mountain Territories from forty countries met on 20 September 2002 in Quito (Ecuador) taking into account the declarations issued at preparatory meetings of Achocalla (August 2002, Bolivia) and Yuksam (April 2002, India), adopted the main points of the following declaration during the 2nd World Meeting of Mountain...

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Our Journey in 2015: Mountain Partnership Secretariat Annual Report

Our Journey in 2015: Mountain Partnership Secretariat Annual Report

29.03.2016

The Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) outlines its key achievements in promoting sustainable mountain development (SMD) in its 2015 annual report. The annual report describes the Secretariat’s work in advocacy, communication and knowledge management, promoting International Mountain Day, brokering joint action and leading capacity development initiatives. One of the its most...

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