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Promoting Mountain Biodiversity Through Sustainable Value Chains

Promoting Mountain Biodiversity Through Sustainable Value Chains

09.02.2021

This article was written by the Mountain Partnership Secretariat for the Mountain Research and Development journal. The article outlines the ways in which mountain biodiversity matters for us all and details the actions of the Mountain Partnership Secretariat at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to promote...

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Indicators for Elevating Mountains in the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Indicators for Elevating Mountains in the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

07.05.2021

In November 2020, the CBD Subsidiary Body On Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (CBD/SBSTTA/24/3Add.13) released a set of indicators to support the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. This brief highlights the indicators considered important for safeguarding mountain biodiversity and ecosystem integrity, in line with previous policy recommendations presented at the...

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Glaciers of the Himalayas: Climate Change, Black Carbon, and Regional Resilience

Glaciers of the Himalayas: Climate Change, Black Carbon, and Regional Resilience

04.06.2021

Melting glaciers and the loss of seasonal snow pose significant risks to the stability of water resources in South Asia. The 55 000 glaciers in the Himalaya, Karakoram and Hindu Kush mountain ranges store more freshwater than any region outside of the North and South Poles. Their ice reserves feed...

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Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 19 December 2019: Sustainable mountain development

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 19 December 2019: Sustainable mountain development

03.02.2020

Report of the Secretary-General on Sustainable Mountain Development

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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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Mountain Partnership Governance and Strategy (2018-2021)

Mountain Partnership Governance and Strategy (2018-2021)

21.04.2020

This document presents the Mountain Partnership strategy and governance for the period 2018 to 2021.

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