Genetic conservation initiatives in mountain areas promote climate resilience

Genetic conservation initiatives in mountain areas promote climate resilience

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Indigenous Peoples and local communities engage in vital efforts to preserve plant genetic resources (PGR) at their centres of origin, ensuring the conservation of diversity. However, there lacks a standardized system for preserving PGR on Indigenous Peoples' and local communities' land.

On 23 November 2023, experts working on the ground presented...

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University of Calgary publishes an assessment of Canadian mountains

University of Calgary publishes an assessment of Canadian mountains

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Mountain Partnership member the University of Calgary published The Canadian Mountain Assessment, a first-of-its-kind look at what is known, what is not known, and what needs to be known about mountain systems in Canada. The new collection of knowledge clarifies challenges and opportunities specific to mountain systems and...

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Enter the 2023 International Mountain Day photo contest

Enter the 2023 International Mountain Day photo contest

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The November 2023 issue of Peak to Peak calls for submissions for the 2023 International Mountain Day photo contest, which focuses on restoring mountain ecosystems. Top news covers the launch of the Mountain Partnership's Mountain Youth Hub during the United Nations Global Indigenous Youth Forum, the creation of a new...

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International Mountain Museums Alliance welcomes the Mountain Partnership Secretariat as honorary member and joins the Mountain Partnership

International Mountain Museums Alliance welcomes the Mountain Partnership Secretariat as honorary member and joins the Mountain Partnership

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The International Mountain Museums Alliance (IMMA) welcomed the Mountain Partnership Secretariat as an honorary member during its 2023 annual assembly and meeting held on 25-26 May at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)'s headquarters in Rome. The IMMA also decided to become a member of the...

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Sonidos de mi balcón - conectado a la montaña

Sonidos de mi balcón - conectado a la montaña

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The Fundación Patrimonio Andino, a member of the Mountain Partnership, will host the fifth Sonidos de Mi Balcón ("Sounds of my balcony") Festival in April 2023. The festival offers a space for cultural exchange and for artists in the region to show off their musical diversity. In addition, the event will feature...

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Advancing sustainable mountain development recognized as a commitment of action ahead of the UN 2023 Water Conference

Advancing sustainable mountain development recognized as a commitment of action ahead of the UN 2023 Water Conference

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The March 2023 issue of Peak to Peak highlights a commitment of action titled "Advancing sustainable mountain development and protecting the 'water towers' of the world" submitted by the Mountain Partnership Secretariat ahead of the UN 2023 Water Conference. Top news stories announce the call for applications for IPROMO 2023,...

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