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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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Georgian Technical University hosts international mountain conference

Georgian Technical University hosts international mountain conference

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On 26-27 October 2023, the Georgian Technical University hosted the international scientific conference "Natural Resources and Resorts as Sustainable Development Factors" in Tbilisi, Georgia. The conference focused on three areas of sustainable mountain development: the environment, natural resources, and mountains and sustainability. Approximately 50 reports were presented by Georgian...

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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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Members’ Voices: Marie Anière-Martínez, Boana

Members’ Voices: Marie Anière-Martínez, Boana

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The Mountain Partnership  the United Nations alliance dedicated to mountains – is all about working together for sustainable mountain development around the world. Our vast and diverse membership counts over 500 members to date, across governments, intergovernmental organizations and civil society. In this latest Members' Voices feature, the Mountain Partnership Secretariat interviews Marie...

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 Call for proposals for the Business Incubator and Accelerator for Mountains and Islands, deadline extended to 7 June 2023

Call for proposals for the Business Incubator and Accelerator for Mountains and Islands, deadline extended to 7 June 2023

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The June 2023 issue of Peak to Peak announces the extension of the deadline to submit proposals for grants to the Business Incubator and Accelerator for Mountains and Islands, now open until 7 June 2023. Top news stories cover a campaign by ICIMOD to raise awareness of the effects of...

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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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