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Advocating for mountains at the UN

Advocating for mountains at the UN

25.07.2014

Utah Valley University attended the 12th session of the UN Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which was held on16-20 June 2014, in New York, USA. During this session participants discussed the SDGs, which will succeed the Millennium Development Goals in 2015.

When the...

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Utah Valley University students study in Peru

Utah Valley University students study in Peru

24.07.2014

Dr Sara Ulloa, Associate Professor of Utah Valley University (UVU)  Languages Department and Advisor to the Sustainable Mountain Development Club at UVU, led a group of 19 students...

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Mountain development course delves into farming

Mountain development course delves into farming

21.07.2014

Twenty-four mountain development practitioners and researchers from 21 countries learned about promoting sustainable farming in mountain regions from 8 to 18 July 2014 in Ormea, Italy.  The ten-day course, called...

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Two Kyrgyz MP members share project experiences

Two Kyrgyz MP members share project experiences

16.07.2014

Two Kyrgyz mountain communities, involved in Mountain Partnership (MP) members'projects, met on 23 June 2014 to exchange experiences and build their respective capacities to harvest mushrooms and grow medicinal plants....

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Award to protect the mountains mountaineers love

Award to protect the mountains mountaineers love

15.07.2014

The mountains of the world draw millions of climbers and trekkers each year and every one of them leaves a footprint – some more permanent than others.

With that in mind,...

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New network for mountain indigenous peoples

New network for mountain indigenous peoples

14.07.2014

An International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples is being formed to exchange knowledge, technologies and innovations – including seeds - to achieve food sovereignty and climate change adaptation in mountain...

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Himalayan environment magazine launched

Himalayan environment magazine launched

11.07.2014

The Society for Conserving Planet and Life (COPAL), an NGO based in India, launched Eco Whisper, an environmental magazine, on World Environment Day (5 June 2014) to spur...

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