International Mountain Day
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The United Nations General Assembly designated 11 December “International Mountain Day”. As of 2003, it has been observed every year to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to highlight the opportunities and constraints in mountain development and to build alliances that will bring positive change to mountain peoples and environments around the world.

International Mountain Day in the news

An art show to celebrate IMD 2021

15/10/2021
A digital art show by Selva Ozelli, "Art in the time of Corona: Recovery roses” celebrates International Mountain Day, where coronavirus is depicted in the form of roses for sustainable mountain tourism.  Roses have been cultivated for the last 5 000 years in close to 40 000 varieties on almost every continent and in mountains. Roses encourage [...]

An event on tourism for inclusive growth

15/10/2021
On the eve of World Tourism Day (27 September), the International Summit on Tourism for Inclusive Growth was organized by Conscious Ventures in partnership with  MCH International, University of Malaysia, Roger Harris Associates, CompanyCSR, CED. Participants from more than ten countries joined the session, which was followed by the formal launch of the Sustainable Development [...]

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