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ECOSOC 2024 Youth Forum

ECOSOC 2024 Youth Forum

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The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum provides a global platform for dialogue among Member States and young leaders from around the world on solutions to challenges affecting youth wellbeing. It also serves as a unique space for young people to share their vision and actions as well as...

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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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UNESCO recognizes the cultural significance of two transhumance traditions

UNESCO recognizes the cultural significance of two transhumance traditions

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European transhumance and the Swiss alpine pasture season have been recognized as intangible cultural heritage by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Transhumance refers to the seasonal movement of people with their livestock between geographical or climatic regions. It is also a common practice in several mountainous...

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Sixth GROW training concludes, innovation contest winner announced

Sixth GROW training concludes, innovation contest winner announced

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Ysa Calderón from Peru has won the 2023 GROW Agrobiodiversity in a Changing Climate innovation contest. Her project aims to protect biodiversity and addresses threats to pollinators such as climate change, pesticides and deforestation. The project emphasizes supporting women.

The annual GROW course “Agrobiodiversity in a changing climate” closed on...

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Restoring mountain ecosystems: celebrations to mark International Mountain Day

Restoring mountain ecosystems: celebrations to mark International Mountain Day

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The December 2023 issue of Peak to Peak highlights the upcoming events to celebrate International Mountain Day. Top news stories cover innovation in mountains and communities coming together for change. This month's newsletter also features the work of two members of the Mountain Partnership, the International Network for Bamboo and...

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International Year of Camelids 2024 Opening Ceremony

International Year of Camelids 2024 Opening Ceremony

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The International Year of Camelids 2024 Opening Ceremony will be held in the Sheikh Zayed Centre at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Headquarters on 4 December 2023 from 12.30–14.00 CET. The event will be livestreamed online here.

The United Nations declared 2024 the International Year of Camelids (IYC...

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