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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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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On 12 June 2015, Mountain Partnership Secretariat Coordinator Thomas Hofer met with Nepali members and members who have offices in Nepal to discuss a coordinated response to the devastating 25 April earthquake. Gathered at the Nepal Office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the meeting...
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Your case studies are invited for the posters and factsheets currently being created by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) for International Mountain Day (IMD), which will take place on 11 December. The theme for IMD 2015 is “Promoting mountain products”, providing...
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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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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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27.07.2015

Volunteering for the MP Secretariat

Volunteering for the MP Secretariat

The Mountain Partnership Secretariat is especially grateful for the support of its volunteers and interns, including Diletta de Leonardis, whose internship ended in April 2015. Prior to joining the MPS team, she – an Italian who grew up in Rome speaking English, French and Italian – had previous...

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24.07.2015

Global online certificate in disaster management

Global online certificate in disaster management

Globally, disasters are on the increase, impacting communities and nations with grave social and economic consequences and threatening the survival, dignity and livelihoods of the vulnerable sections of their populations. Shifting socio-economic situations, unplanned urbanization, environmental degradation, climate variability and change, geological hazards, competition for scarce natural resources and the...

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