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Issue 107 – Month 8 – Year 2017

The August issue of Peak to Peak shares with readers the Mountain Partnership Secretariat 2016 Annual Report. The newsletter continues with stories about a week dedicated to mountains hosted by Bogotá, Colombia that included an International Congress of Paramos and Mountain Ecosystems; the launching of the first international Postgraduate Diploma in Mountain Destination Management and the announcement of two available scholarships; a meeting of the Alliance of Central Asian Mountain Communities to discuss ongoing projects; and case studies on increasing the resilience of mountain communities to disaster, written by Fundación CoMunidad’s director, Alberto Pascual, and published in the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction’s 2017 edition of “How To Make Cities More Resilient: A Handbook For Local Government Leaders”. Peak to Peak provides a sampling of MP members’ activities and events and features a mountain-related publication and video.

Themes: Climate changeIndigenous PeopleMountain productsNatural hazardsSustainable tourismTraditional knowledgeWater

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