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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Albertina is a ten-year old primary school girl from a village near Mt. Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in Africa. Like any other pupil she is aware of the importance of the mountain to her family, her village and to the rest of the country. According to her,...
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Issue 80 – Month 5 – Year 2015 The May Issue of Peak to Peak opens with a story about Mountain Week, a week-long celebration (4-11 June 2015) at EXPO 2015 in Milan, Italy, to promote sustainable mountain development. We also look at new MP members and activities,...
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The Khatmandu-based International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) would like to express its deep sympathy for all those who have been affected by the recent earthquake affecting Nepal and ICIMOD’s regional member countries. Our deep condolences go out to those families who have faced casualties.ICIMOD staff are...
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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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His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco honoured a Mountain Partnership side event with his presence during the 7th World Water Forum in Daegu & Gyeongbuk, Republic of Korea, on 13 April 2015, where he expressed his view that mountain areas need more attention in international negotiations...
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25.05.2015

MP workshop for global mountain label

MP workshop for global mountain label

‘Mountain products hold immense economic potential to boost sustainable development in mountain regions,’ concluded a group of experts convened by the Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) in Rome, Italy on 20-21 May 2015. The participants, most of whom are...

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21.05.2015

Presenting results on renewable energy in Alps

Presenting results on renewable energy in Alps

The Alps offer great potential for renewable energy production. But this simultaneously increases the pressure on nature. The partners in the international recharge.green project have found ways to ensure this balancing act succeeds. They will be presenting their results at the final conference to be held on 20-21 May 2015...

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