MP member “The Porter Voice Collective” releases documentary on Inca Trail porters’ rights

MP member “The Porter Voice Collective” releases documentary on Inca Trail porters’ rights

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A new documentary film by The Porter Voice Collective, a member of the Mountain Partnership, looks at the global trekking industry's impact on porters and examines challenges as well as opportunities to improve porters' working conditions.

The famous Inca Trail route in Peru reaches altitudes of up to 4 215 metres...

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New report published on climate change impacts and resilience opportunities in Central Appalachia

New report published on climate change impacts and resilience opportunities in Central Appalachia

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Invest Appalachia, an impact investment organization serving the people of Central Appalachia in the United States of America and a member of the Mountain Partnership, released the new report Climate Resilience in Central Appalachia: Impacts and Opportunities. It aims to improve economic resilience for the region. The evidence-based analysis...

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Plastics on the peak: Eliminating releases of plastic waste to air, water and land in mountainous regions

Plastics on the peak: Eliminating releases of plastic waste to air, water and land in mountainous regions

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Austria and Georgia, in collaboration with Norway and Rwanda as the Co-Chairs of the High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution, will co-host a webinar titled "Plastics on the peak: Eliminating releases of plastic waste to air, water and land in mountainous regions" with speakers from the United Nations, government,...

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Csaba Kőrösi, President of the 77th UNGA, visits Utah Valley University, discusses sustainable mountain development

Csaba Kőrösi, President of the 77th UNGA, visits Utah Valley University, discusses sustainable mountain development

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On 15–16 May 2023, the President of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Csaba Kőrösi, visited the State of Utah in the United States of America, invited by Utah Valley University (UVU)'s College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) and Department of History and Political...

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FAO Rooftop Garden donates fresh produce to Casetta Rossa

FAO Rooftop Garden donates fresh produce to Casetta Rossa

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Since its establishment in 2021, the rooftop garden of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been making strides in urban agriculture and sustainability efforts. This vegetable garden, a prototype agro-ecological laboratory managed by the Mountain Partnership, is the first of its kind installed on...

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UNWTO opens call for Best Tourism Villages 2023

UNWTO opens call for Best Tourism Villages 2023

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The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has opened applications for the third edition of its Best Tourism Villages initiative. UNWTO's Members States can present up to eight villages through their National Tourism Administrations. Applications will close on 23 June 2023 and the winners will be announced towards the end of the...

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