Meet the Steering Committee: GRID-Arendal, Representative of Global Major Group Organizations

Meet the Steering Committee: GRID-Arendal, Representative of Global Major Group Organizations

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The Mountain Partnership is guided by an 18-member Steering Committee that represents the diversity of the entire membership and ensures geographic representation. A new Steering Committee is elected approximately every four years. Most recently, elections were held in September 2022 during the sixth Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership.

In this new series, we...

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Tourism holds potential to benefit mountain ecosystems and communities

Tourism holds potential to benefit mountain ecosystems and communities

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Mountain tourism, if managed sustainably, has the potential to boost the incomes of local communities and help preserve their natural resources and culture. However, a lack of data and knowledge on the subject is preventing them from fully seizing such opportunities.

A report published today by the Food and Agriculture Organization...

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Understanding and Quantifying Mountain Tourism

Understanding and Quantifying Mountain Tourism

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All around the world, mountain tourism is driven by the human desire to experience nature in unique settings. In turn, tourism has proven to be a lifeline for many communities in mountain regions, and it can play a leading role in sustaining systems that contribute to protecting these fragile ecosystems....

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MP members call for attention to mountains and the cryosphere at the UN 2023 Water Conference

MP members call for attention to mountains and the cryosphere at the UN 2023 Water Conference

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The April 2023 issue of Peak to Peak shares the highlights of the Mountain Partnership's activities at the United Nations 2023 Water Conference. Top news stories cover the Mountain Women of the World Network's summit of Mount Aconcagua, a Mountain Partnership side event at the 67th session of the Commission...

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International group of mountain women summit Mount Aconcagua

International group of mountain women summit Mount Aconcagua

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An international group of 14 women from the Mountain Women of the World network successfully summited Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, the highest peak in the western hemisphere. In recognition of their achievement, Nora Vicario, Minister of Culture and Tourism of Argentina, honoured the athletes during a ceremony at the...

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Mountain studies: Understanding and managing mountains for people and nature

Mountain studies: Understanding and managing mountains for people and nature

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Karakoram International University (KIU), Gilgit published a book (edited volume) entitled Mountain studies: Understanding and managing mountains for people and nature. The book was an outcome of a project under the U.S. – Pakistan University Partnerships Grants Program, funded by United States Government through the United States Educational Foundation in...

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