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FAO welcomes the celebration of the International Year of the Woman Farmer in 2026

FAO welcomes the celebration of the International Year of the Woman Farmer in 2026

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) welcomes the resolution adopted on 2 May 2024 by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to declare 2026 as International Year of Woman Farmer.

More than 50 percent of women in mountainous regions perform agricultural activities. Women play a key role...

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Announcing the International Mountain Day 2024 theme

Announcing the International Mountain Day 2024 theme

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The April 2024 issue of Peak to Peak excitedly announces the theme of International Mountain Day 2024. Top news stories cover events at the 68th session of the Commission on the Status of Women that celebrated the contributions of mountain women and efforts to advocate for sustainable tourism in mountains....

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CSW68 parallel event: Empowering Mountain Women Economically through an Inclusive Student-Engaged Learning

CSW68 parallel event: Empowering Mountain Women Economically through an Inclusive Student-Engaged Learning

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You are cordially invited to a parallel event during the 68th session of the Commission on the Status of Women: "Empowering Mountain Women Economically Through an Inclusive Student Engaged Learning"

DATE: 20 March 2024

TIME: 8.30 - 9.45 EDT

VENUE: Virtual event 

Join us for an enlightening discourse on the empowerment of mountain...

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Exploring strategies for the empowerment of pastoralist women in mountain areas

Exploring strategies for the empowerment of pastoralist women in mountain areas

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European mountainous regions host communities deeply entrenched in pastoral traditions within which pastoralist women play an indispensable role in sustaining local practices, preserving ecological balance, and fostering socioeconomic development. To discuss these intersections, a Consultation Day under the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68) gathered over 100 participants...

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World Social Forum 2024 Nepal highlights mountains and climate justice

World Social Forum 2024 Nepal highlights mountains and climate justice

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The March 2024 issue of Peak to Peak reports on the World Social Forum 2024 Nepal. Top news stories cover a national training on mountain vulnerability assessment in Kyrgyzstan and a new podcast on mountains. Peak to Peak continues with a featured video, publications and upcoming events. Happy reading!

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 Achieving sustainable food systems in mountains

Achieving sustainable food systems in mountains

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The February 2024 issue of Peak to Peak highlights recent international events focused on mountains, including the conference "Enabling resilient and sustainable food systems in the Hindu Kush Himalaya" in Nepal and the European foresight workshop for resilient mountain areas in Belgium. Top news stories and features cover the declaration...

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