Sustainable Development of Mountain Territories "Mountains" (IISTC "Mountains")

The independent non-profit organization, International Innovation Scientific and Technological Centre’s Sustainable Development of Mountain Territories “Mountains” (IISTC “Mountains”), performs fundamental and applied research to create and develop biosphere reserves in the Caucasus region.
The main activities of IISTC “Mountains” are:
• Study of problems of science, education, culture, economy and social sphere (the social and economic block);
• Creation and development of biosphere reserves;
• Research and development in the field of environmental protection and conservation of nature;
• Research on problems of power engineering, development and introduction of energy-efficient technologies, creation of a scientific and technological basis of application of nonconventional power resources and renewable energy sources;
• Holding regional, Russian and international meetings, conferences and seminars and participating in them.
• The publication of scientific works.


Member category Major Groups Organizations
Country Russian Federation
Area Asia and the Pacific
Geographic focus of work Caucasus Region of the Russian Federation and other mountainous countries close to the Russian Federation
Specific Region(s) Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, North Caucasian Federal District, Russian Federation
Head Yuriy Karaev
Focal Point title Head of External Relations Department
Focal Point Nataly Darchieva
Alternate Focal Point title Public Relations and Mass Media Specialist
Alternate Focal Point Evgeniya Khudzieva
Address North Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, State Technological University, 44 Nicolaeva St., Vladikavkaz, The North Ossetia-Alania Republic, 362021, The Russian Federation
Telephone 0078672407571
Email [email protected]
Email 2 [email protected]
Official language(s) of communication of member English, French, Russian
Electoral Group Asia and the Pacific Major Groups
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