Forests and trees sustain and protect us in invaluable ways. They provide the clean air that we breathe and the water that we drink. They host and safeguard the planet’s biodiversity and act as our natural defence against climate change. Life on earth is made possible and sustainable thanks to...
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"Cordillera de Los Andes, una oportunidad para la integración y desarrollo de América del Sur", or "The Andes, an opportunity for integration and development in South America” describes a regional coordination mechanism being developed by six Andean countries as the result of a project coordinated by the Mountain Partnership Seceretariat...
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Issue 78 – Month 3 – Year 2015 The March issue of Peak to Peak opens with a call for papers on women’s lives in the mountains for the Fourth International Women of the Mountains Conference, which will take place in Utah, US, in October 2015....
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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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A new website was launched to serve as a platform to engage Mountain Partnership members and other mountain stakeholders in the North and Central American and the Caribbean, region by facilitating dialogue and exchanges within the regional network. VERTEX, a joint initiative of the Aspen International Mountain Foundation (AIMF) and the
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The winners of the first international online digital photography contest, “We Love Mountains,” held to mark International Mountain Day have been announced. The top three pictures in two categories - mountain peoples and family farming - and the top 25 finalists overall were selected. Prizes include a collection of publications by...
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27.03.2015

Call for proposals on mountain research

Call for proposals on mountain research

The Belmont Forum announces "Mountains as Sentinels of Change" to foster research on climate, environmental, and related societal change in the world's mountain regions. Participation in the Belmont Forum includes science organizations in Brazil, India, and South Africa in addition to others in Australia, Europe, Japan, and North America. This...

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26.03.2015

Twelve countries discuss snow leopards

Twelve countries discuss snow leopards

The Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection Program (GSLEP) held its first Steering Committee meeting on 19-20 March 2015 in Bishkek,  the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Hosted by the State Agency of Environmental Protection and Forestry of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, the meeting was co-organized and funded by the...

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