The Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) reflects its key achievements in promoting sustainable mountain development (SMD) in its 2014 annual report. Using mountain climbing as an analogy to facing SMD challenges, the annual report outlines its work in advocacy, communication and knowledge management, promoting International Mountain Day, brokering joint action and...
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As the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) enter the final stages of debate before being adopted in September 2015, the Mountain Partnership Secretariat and members are engaging in a social media campaign advocating that mountains be included in the final version of the document.  The current document has three mountain-related targets:  6.6:...
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Sporty and artsy, young and old; traditional and innovative; farmers and gamers, we look for it all! Show us what active and vibrant Alps mean to you. Capture the everyday activities of the people living in the Alps, show generational exchange and passing of knowledge; try to capture the emotions...
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Are you an association or a travel agency that works in a mountain environment? Is your concern for the need to conserve biodiversity, the use of sustainable and renewable energy and resources, climate change and the protection of the environment reflected in your company or organization’s work? Do...
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The Mountain Partnership is a United Nations voluntary alliance of partners dedicated to improving the lives of mountain peoples and protecting mountain environments around the world. The partnership addresses the challenges that mountain regions are facing by tapping the wealth and diversity of resources, knowledge, information and expertise, in...
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Issue 82 – Month 7 – Year 2015 The July issue of the Peak to Peak opens with a story about the eighth edition of the annual International Programme on Research and Training on Sustainable Management of Mountain areas (IPROMO) which is focusing on the food security in...
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03.07.2015

Italian Parliament hosts mountain seminar

Italian Parliament hosts mountain seminar

How can research and university studies be linked to sustainable development and job creation in the mountain areas of Italy? A seminar to discuss this issue was hosted in Rome on 2 July 2015 by Enrico Borghi, President of the Italian Parliamentary Intergroup for Mountain Development in collaboration with Università...

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02.07.2015

Research article on migration in mountain areas

Research article on migration in mountain areas

The relationship between migration and environmental and climatic changes is a crucial yet understudied factor influencing mountain livelihoods in the global South, states a recently published research article entitled ‘Migration and global environmental change: methodological lessons from mountain areas of the global South’. This 14 page article by Andrea Milan,...

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