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Call for nominations for mountain legacy medal

Call for nominations for mountain legacy medal

28.04.2016

The Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal (SEHMLM) is awarded for remarkable service in the conservation of culture and nature in mountainous regions. It is intended both to honor the humanitarian work of Sir Edmund Hillary and also to encourage the emulation of that work.
The Medal presentation event is...

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FAO launches funding mechanism for mountains

FAO launches funding mechanism for mountains

27.04.2016

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Mountain Partnership Secretariat announced on 22 April 2016 that they would start a Mountain Facility, or funding mechanism, to address the rising...

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Critical transitions a year after Nepal quake

Critical transitions a year after Nepal quake

25.04.2016

Standing in the midst of the eerie silence surrounded by debris in Thulo Haku, a village in the upper belt of Rasuwa district in central Nepal, one could have easily...

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Submissions for UN report on mountains

Submissions for UN report on mountains

23.04.2016

The Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) is currently compiling summaries of the most important results of mountain development activities since July 2013 for the United Nations Secretary General (UNSG) Report on...

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Looking at pan-Alpine cooperation

Looking at pan-Alpine cooperation

22.04.2016

Twenty-five years have passed since the Alpine Convention was established. In its Annual Report, the International Commission for the Protection of the Alps (CIPRA International) focuses on...

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Members to meet on climate change in the Andes

Members to meet on climate change in the Andes

21.04.2016

Several Andean organizations, among which Mountain Partnership members, are working on mountain ecosystems, allowing for closer collaboration and cooperation. Asociacion OIKOS and Consortium for Sustainable Development of...

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Mountain Research and Development issue online

Mountain Research and Development issue online

20.04.2016

When exploring pathways for sustainable development, knowledge about context matters just as much as our understanding of global processes. Papers in Open Issue (Vol 36, No 1) of Read More »

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