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Mountains and Climate Change - A global concern

05.12.2014

Mountains are among the regions most affected by climate change. The implications of climate change will reach far beyond mountain areas, as the contributions in the present publication prepared for the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima,...

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Las Montañas y el Cambio Climático - Una preocupación mundial

05.12.2014

Las montañas se cuentan ya entre las regiones del mundo más afectadas por el cambio climático, con implicaciones que se extenderán mucho más allá de sus límites geográficos, tal como lo muestran las contribuciones incluidas en esta publicación, preparada para la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de...

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Cordillera de Los Andes, una oportunidad para la integración y desarrollo de América del Sur

Cordillera de Los Andes, una oportunidad para la integración y desarrollo de América del Sur
09.09.2014

"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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Tourism in Mountain Regions - Hopes, Fears and Realities

Tourism in Mountain Regions - Hopes, Fears and Realities
01.09.2014

Mountain regions across the globe are important tourist destinations. Today, there is practically no region in the world where the special qualities of mountains are not acknowledged by tourists. For many mountain regions, tourism has become an important economic resource, bringing new jobs and incomes, and supporting traditional systems that would otherwise be in serious...

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Mountains as the water towers of the world: A call for action on the sustainable development goals (SDGs)

Mountains as the water towers of the world: A call for action on the sustainable development goals (SDGs)
31.03.2014

Mountains as the water towers of the world: A call for action on the sustainable development goals (SDGs)
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Mountains and the Sustainable Development Goals – a call to action

Mountains and the Sustainable Development Goals – a call to action
24.03.2014

Mountains and the Sustainable Development Goals – a call to action

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Why Mountains Matter for Energy – a call to action on the sustainable development goals

Why Mountains Matter for Energy – a call to action on the sustainable development goals
24.03.2014

Why Mountains Matter for Energy – a call to action on the sustainable development goals

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Why Mountains Matter for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction – a call to action on the sustainable development goals

Why Mountains Matter for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction – a call to action on the sustainable development goals
24.03.2014

Why Mountains Matter for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction – a call to action on the sustainable development goals

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Why Mountains Matter for Forests and Biodiversity – a call to action on the sustainable development goals

Why Mountains Matter for Forests and Biodiversity – a call to action on the sustainable development goals
24.03.2014

Why Mountains Matter for Forests and Biodiversity – a call to action on the sustainable development goals

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution: Sustainable Mountain Development (2014)

12.02.2014

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on Sustainable mountain development at 68th Session.
A/RES/68/217

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Erzurum Report

Erzurum Report
28.01.2014

The Fourth Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership was held in Erzurum, Turkey on 17-20 September 2013, and attended by 110 participants, representing 95 MP members, including 35 governments and a further 35 participants from the host country, Turkey. The meeting comprised an opening session, a general assembly of the...

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution: Sustainable Mountain Development (2013)

09.12.2013

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on Sustainable mountain development at 68th Session.
A/68/438/Add.9 

 

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High-Altitude Rangelands and their Interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

High-Altitude Rangelands and their Interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
06.12.2013

This publication, issued on the 30th anniversary of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), contains a collection of papers and scholarly articles by ecologists, natural resource managers, and other professionals working on the high-altitude rangelands of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. The interfaces between high-altitude rangelands and other...

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High-Altitude Rangelands and their Interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

06.12.2013

This publication, issued on the 30th anniversary of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), contains a collection of papers and scholarly articles by ecologists, natural resource managers, and other professionals working on the high-altitude rangelands of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. The interfaces between high-altitude rangelands and other...

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High-Altitude Rangelands and their Interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

High-Altitude Rangelands and their Interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
06.12.2013

This publication, issued on the 30th anniversary of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), contains a collection of papers and scholarly articles by ecologists, natural resource managers, and other professionals working on the high-altitude rangelands of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. The interfaces between high-altitude rangelands and other...

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High-Altitude Rangelands and their Interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

High-Altitude Rangelands and their Interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
06.12.2013

This publication, issued on the 30th anniversary of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), contains a collection of papers and scholarly articles by ecologists, natural resource managers, and other professionals working on the high-altitude rangelands of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. The interfaces between high-altitude rangelands and other...

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High-Altitude Rangelands and their Interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

High-Altitude Rangelands and their Interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
06.12.2013

This publication, issued on the 30th anniversary of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), contains a collection of papers and scholarly articles by ecologists, natural resource managers, and other professionals working on the high-altitude rangelands of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. The interfaces between high-altitude rangelands and other...

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Mountain Farming is Family Farming

Mountain Farming is Family Farming
03.12.2013

Mountain farming takes many forms – forms as diverse as the world’s mountain landscapes – yet largely remains family farming. These mountain farming activities have traditionally fed and supported individual households although, today, they have begun to expand increasingly toward global markets. Yet, mountain farmers still tend to be driven...

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Mountains: Our Life, Our Future – Progress and perspectives on sustainable mountain development

Mountains: Our Life, Our Future – Progress and perspectives on sustainable mountain development
01.10.2013

Based on ten regional reports prepared for the Rio+20 conference, this 89-page global report  examines the environmental and social issues at stake in the world’s mountains over the last twenty years. It explains why mountains matter in the Andes, Meso-America, North America, Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, the...

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Alianza para las Montañas - Propuesta de Gestión Operativa y Estrategia (2014-2017)

30.09.2013

En el presente documento, estructurado a partir de las experiencias y enseñanzas extraídas durante estos 10 años, se expone la estrategia y  la gestión operativa para el período 2014–2017. Este documento ha nacido a través de un proceso consultivo entre los miembros de la Alianza para las Montañas y se...

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Alianza para las Montañas - Propuesta de Gestión Operativa y Estrategia (2014-2017)

30.09.2013

En el presente documento, estructurado a partir de las experiencias y enseñanzas extraídas durante estos 10 años, se expone la estrategia y  la gestión operativa para el período 2014–2017. Este documento ha nacido a través de un proceso consultivo entre los miembros de la Alianza para las Montañas y se...

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Mountain Partnership Governance and Strategy (2014-2017)

Mountain Partnership Governance and Strategy (2014-2017)
30.09.2013

This document, which is based on the experiences and lessons learned from the last ten years, presents the Mountain Partnership strategy and governance for the period 2014 to 2017. It was developed through a consultative process with MP members and finalized in September 2013.

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Partenariat de la montagne - Projet de gouvernance et de stratégie (2014-2017)

29.09.2013

Sur la base des expériences et des leçons tirées de ces 10 dernières années, ce document entend présenter la stratégie et la gouvernance du PM pour la période 2014-2017. Ce document a été développé à travers un processus consultatif entre les membres du Partenariat de la montagne et a été...

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Alianza para las Montañas - Propuesta de Gestión Operativa y Estrategia (2014-2017)

28.09.2013

En el presente documento, estructurado a partir de las experiencias y enseñanzas extraídas durante estos 10 años, se expone la estrategia y  la gestión operativa para el período 2014–2017. Este documento ha nacido a través de un proceso consultivo entre los miembros de la Alianza para las Montañas y se...

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United Nations General Assembly Report: Sustainable mountain development (2013)

05.08.2013

Report of the Secretary-General on Sustainable Mountain Development
A/68/

 

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Forests and Water: International Momentum and Action

Forests and Water: International Momentum and Action
21.03.2013

Forests play a crucial role in the hydrological cycle. A key challenge faced by land, forest and water managers is to maximize the wide range of forest benefits without detriment to water resources and ecosystem function. With partners, FAO is working to develop a comprehensive and practical international forests and...

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Memoria del taller de Crianza del agua

Memoria del taller de Crianza del agua
01.03.2013

The National Secretariat for Risk Management, the Ministry of Environment Ecuador, and the United Nations Program for Development supported this initiative to recover ancestral knowledge about adaptation strategies used in Download »

Mountains: Key Players for Global Sustainable Developement

25.02.2013

Mountains: Key Players for Global Sustainable Developement

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Teaching Resource Kit for Mountain Countries (UNESCO)

Teaching Resource Kit for Mountain Countries (UNESCO)
28.01.2013

This environmental education kit for mountain countries is intended for secondary (and late primary) school teachers and their pupils.

Prepared by UNESCO’s Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences under its Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme, the kit offers a creative approach to environmental education and is designed to...

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Why invest in sustainable mountain development? (FAO)

Why invest in sustainable mountain development? (FAO)
16.11.2012

Mountains cover approximately on-quarter of the word's surface and are home to 12 percent of the human population. By providing freshwater and other key environmental services to more than half of humanity, mountain ecosystem play a crucial role in the development of the planet and contribute significantly to the well-being...

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Executive Summary of the Mountain Partnership Task Force (2012)

31.10.2012

The Task Force meeting took place in the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs during 29-31 October 2012. The aim of this event was to take stock of the achievements and challenges experienced by the Mountain Partnership (MP) during the last ten years, during which the attention to mountains and mountain...

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FAO's Current Engagement in Sustainable Mountain Development (FAO)

01.10.2012

Mountain ecosystems and watersheds are essential for long-term sustainable global development and poverty alleviation and can make an important contribution to climate change adaptation and mitigation. Freshwater, rich biodiversity, and other natural resources provided by mountains are vital for the livelihood of billions of people. However, recent environmental, economic, and...

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Producción orgánica de cultivos andinos (FAO)

01.10.2012
Este manual es el producto de la sistematización de los saberes ancestrales que aún se practican en el área de la Unión de Organizaciones Campesinas del Norte de Cotopaxi (Ecuador) y de la revisión de otros valiosos trabajos realizados en los Andes ecuatorianos, donde la FAO, contando con...
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Sustainable Mountain Development, Green Economy and Institutions: From Rio 1992 to Rio 2012 and beyond Global Report (2012) - Final Draft for Rio+20

Sustainable Mountain Development, Green Economy and Institutions: From Rio 1992 to Rio 2012 and beyond Global Report (2012) - Final Draft for Rio+20
01.10.2012

In 1992, at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development – commonly referred to as ‘Rio 1992’ or ‘the Rio Earth Summit’ – mountains received unexpected high political attention. They were granted a chapter in the ‘Agenda 21’ as fragile ecosystems that matter for humankind.

In view of the UN Conference Rio+20 –...

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The Future We Want: Outcome document adopted at Rio+20 - Mountains (2012)

01.09.2012

United Nations General Assembly Resolution: Sustainable Mountain ... The Future We WantOutcome document adopted at Rio+20 - Mountains (2012).

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Why the Alps matter

Why the Alps matter
14.06.2012

Policy brief presented at Rio+20

 

The Alps are a coherent mountain region covering 190,568 km2 across eight countries, with a population of 14 million. Their central location in western Europe gives them many important roles for the continent. The Alpine economy is based on a symbiosis of...

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Why mountains of the Middle East and North Africa matter

Why mountains of the Middle East and North Africa matter
14.06.2012

Policy brief presented at Rio+20

 

 

Mountains of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are important for sustainable development in national, regional and global contexts. The goods and key ecosystem services provided by these mountains are vital for the sustainable development....

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Why the Central Asian mountains matter

Why the Central Asian mountains matter
13.06.2012

Policy brief presented at Rio+20

 

The Central Asian mountains provide an astonishing array of essential ecosystem goods and services not only to mountain inhabitants but also to people in the lowlands and around the globe. These goods and services include forest products and land for food production;...

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Why the Hindu Kush Himalaya matters

Why the Hindu Kush Himalaya matters
13.06.2012

Policy brief presented at Rio+20

 

As the ‘water tower of Asia’, the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) mountains are the source of 10 major river systems and provide vital ecosystem goods and services to more than 1.4 billion people. The region includes four global biodiversity hotspots, 488 protected...

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Why mountains of the Southeast Asia and Pacific region matter

Why mountains of the Southeast Asia and Pacific region matter
13.06.2012

Policy brief presented at Rio+20

 

Mountains of the Southeast Asia and Pacific (SEAP) region spread across mainland Asia and the island/archipelagic states in the Pacific Ocean. These countries host one of the world’s highest and most severely threatened biodiversity and gene pools. Many of the region’s indigenous...

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Why mountains matter in global sustainable development

Why mountains matter in global sustainable development
13.06.2012

Policy brief presented at Rio+20

 

Mountains provide vital goods and services for the benefit of all humankind, for supporting sustainable development at a global level, and for moving the world towards a greener economy. But provision of these goods and services is at risk. The global...

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Why mountains matter for North America

Why mountains matter for North America
13.06.2012

Policy brief presented at Rio+20

 

North America’s mountains are a primary source of fresh water. Other natural resources, such as coal and natural gas, are pillars of North American energy economies. The recreation and tourism industry – the lifeblood of many mountain communities – contributes significant revenues...

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Why the Andes matter

Why the Andes matter
13.06.2012

Policy brief presented at Rio+20

 

The Andes, covering 33% of the area of the Andean countries, are vital for the livelihoods of the majority of the region’s population and the countries’ economies. However, increasing pressure, fuelled by growing population numbers, changes in land use, unsustainable exploitation of...

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Why mountains matter for Meso America

Why mountains matter for Meso America
12.06.2012

Policy brief presented at Rio+20

 

Mountains in Meso America cover 25.2% of the region and hold a remarkable 12% of the world’s biodiversity on only about 2% of the earth’s land surface. A total of 86 indigenous ethnic groups occupy 54.2% of the mountain territories. The greatest...

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Problems and Prospects of Sustainable Mountain Development in the Russian Federation in the case of the Altai Republic

Problems and Prospects of Sustainable Mountain Development in the Russian Federation in the case of the Altai Republic
12.06.2012

This publication is the result of a joint project of Ministry of Economic Development and Investment of the Altai Republic, Foundation for Sustainable Development of Altai (FSDA) and Institute of Sustainable Development (ISD).

 

The publication is available in Russian

 

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Why Mountains Matter for Africa

Why Mountains Matter for Africa
12.06.2012

Policy brief presented at Rio+20

 

African mountains are highly vulnerable water towers and breadbaskets for the lowlands. Mountain ecosystem services (ES) ensure water-food-energy security and biodiversity conservation and enable sustainable development and poverty eradication at the continent level. In the uncertainty created by climate change, high population...

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Why mountains matter for Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe

Why mountains matter for Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe
12.06.2012

Policy brief presented at Rio+20

 

The mountains of Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe have played a key social, economic and environmental role in the development of the nations and peoples that have resided there since time immemorial. Being both natural barriers and safe havens not only...

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ICIMOD Annual Report 2011 now released

ICIMOD Annual Report 2011 now released
07.06.2012

The Annual Report 2011 gives a brief overview of ICIMOD’s activities over the past year including advocating mountain issues in global forums, an international conference on green economy and sustainable mountain development, and important contributions to knowledge of snow and glacier cover and climate change impacts in the...

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ICIMOD Working Paper 2012/4: Towards Developing the Brahmaputra-Salween Landscape : Report on the Experts Regional Consultation for Transboundary Biodiversity Management and Climate Change Adaptation

ICIMOD Working Paper 2012/4: Towards Developing the Brahmaputra-Salween Landscape : Report on the Experts Regional Consultation for Transboundary Biodiversity Management and Climate Change Adaptation
30.05.2012

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) new publication, gives a brief overview of the regional consultation facilitated by ICIMOD and the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry, Myanmar, to improve collaboration between China, India, and Myanmar in the Brahmaputra-Salween Landscape. The paper gives highlights of the consultation and...

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ICIMOD Working Paper 2012/3: Towards Developing the Karakoram-Pamir Landscape : Report of the Regional Consultation to Develop Future Strategic Programme for Biodiversity Management and Climate Change Adaptation

ICIMOD Working Paper 2012/3: Towards Developing the Karakoram-Pamir Landscape : Report of the Regional Consultation to Develop Future Strategic Programme for Biodiversity Management and Climate Change Adaptation
30.05.2012

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) new publication, gives a brief overview of the regional consultation facilitated by ICIMOD to improve collaboration between China and Pakistan in the Karakoram-Pamir Landscape. The paper gives highlights of the consultation held in December in Kathmandu, Nepal and lists past efforts made...

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The way to Rio+20: Legal Best Practices on Climate Change Policy

The way to Rio+20: Legal Best Practices on Climate Change Policy
16.05.2012

With Rio+20 negotiations approaching, the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and the Centre for International Sustainable development Law (CISDL), release their Compendium of Legal Best Practices on Climate Change Policy. The purpose of this Compendium is to highlight the challenges that domestic governments face in implementing their international commitments to...

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Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Tropical Andes

Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Tropical Andes
16.04.2012

The threats to the unique biodiversity of the Tropical Andes, from global climate change and human population growth lead to a new publication, “Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Tropical Andes”, edited by Sebastian K. Herzog, Rodney Martinez, Peter M. Jørgensen, Holm Tiessen. The volume, a product of the project...

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution: Sustainable Mountain Development (2012)

14.03.2012

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on Sustainable mountain development at the 66th Session. A/RES/66/205

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Sustainable Mountain Development in North America: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond

Sustainable Mountain Development in North America: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond
01.01.2012

Regional report on sustainable mountain development in North America ahead of the Rio+20 summit in 2012.

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Sustainable Mountain Development in Central Asia: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond

Sustainable Mountain Development in Central Asia: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond
01.01.2012

Regional report on sustainable mountain development in Central Asia ahead of the Rio+20 summit.

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Sustainable Mountain Development in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond

Sustainable Mountain Development in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond
01.01.2012

Regional report on sustainable mountain development in central, eastern and south eastern Europe ahead of the Rio+20 summit.

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Sustainable Mountain Development in Meso America: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond

Sustainable Mountain Development in Meso America: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond
01.01.2012

Regional report on sustainable mountain development in Meso America ahead of the Rio+20 summit.

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Sustainable Mountain Development in the Alps: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond

Sustainable Mountain Development in the Alps: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond
01.01.2012

Regional report on sustainable mountain development in the Alps ahead of the Rio+20 summit.

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Sustainable Mountain Development in the Andes: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond

Sustainable Mountain Development in the Andes: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond
01.01.2012

Regional report on sustainable mountain development in the Andes ahead of the Rio+20 summit.

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Sustainable Mountain Development in the Hindu-Kush Himalaya: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond

Sustainable Mountain Development in the Hindu-Kush Himalaya: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond
01.01.2012

Regional report on sustainable mountain development in the Hindu Kush Himalaya ahead of the Rio+20 summit.

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Sustainable Mountain Development in the Hindu-Kush Himalaya: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond

Sustainable Mountain Development in the Hindu-Kush Himalaya: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond
01.01.2012

Regional report on sustainable mountain development in the Hindu Kush Himalaya ahead of the Rio+20 summit.

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Sustainable Mountain Development in the Middle East and North Africa: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond

Sustainable Mountain Development in the Middle East and North Africa: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond
01.01.2012

Regional report on sustainable mountain development in the Middle East and North Africa ahead of the Rio+20 summit.

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From From Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond: 20 Years of Sustainable Mountain Development in Africa

From From Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond: 20 Years of Sustainable Mountain Development in Africa
01.01.2012

Regional report on sustainable mountain development in Africa ahead of the Rio+20 summit.

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Mountain Forests in a Changing World

Mountain Forests in a Changing World
05.12.2011

The integrity and resilience of mountain forests is under threat from increasing temperatures and wildfires, population growth and food and fuel insecurity, lead to “Mountain Forests in a Changing World”, a new FAO publication. The report, jointly produced by the FAO-hosted Mountain Partnership Secretariat and the Swiss Agency for Development...

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Sustainable Mountain Development in Southeast Asia and Pacific: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond

Sustainable Mountain Development in Southeast Asia and Pacific: from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond
01.12.2011

Regional report on sustainable mountain development in Southeast Asia and Pacific ahead of the Rio+20 summit.

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Highlands and Drylands: Mountains, a Source of Resilience in Arid Regions

Highlands and Drylands: Mountains, a Source of Resilience in Arid Regions
21.11.2011

Recognizing the crucial role of Dryland Mountains - water towers for surrounding dry lowland areas, global change laboratories for monitoring the combined effects of climate and socio-economic changes - in the global discourse on how to redefine and implement a truly sustainable development, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...

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United Nations General Assembly Report: Sustainable mountain development (2011)

01.08.2011

Report of the Secretary-General on Sustainable Mountain Development

 

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Mountain Biodiversity and Global Change

Mountain Biodiversity and Global Change
23.04.2010

The present brochure, published by the Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA) of DIVERSITAS, Institute of Botany, University of Basel with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), has been prepared as a contribution to the International Year of Biodiversity 2010 and the Conference of Parties of...

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution: Sustainable Mountain Development (2010)

11.03.2010

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on Sustainable mountain development at the 64th Session. A/RES/64/205

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Mountains and Climate Change, from Understanding to Action

Mountains and Climate Change, from Understanding to Action
21.12.2009

Mountains provide freshwater to half of the world’s population and are home to half of all global biodiversity hotspots, but they are also among the regions most sensitive to climate change. The authors of this publication, aim to create awareness about potential changes and related challenges for global development, and...

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution: Sustainable Mountain Development (2009)

16.10.2009

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly at the 64th Session. A/C/64/L

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United Nations General Assembly Report: Sustainable mountain development (2009)

01.09.2009

Report of the Secretary-General on Sustainable Mountain Development

 

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United Nations General Assembly Report: Sustainable mountain development (2007)

12.12.2007

Report of the Second Committee on Sustainable development: sustainable mountain development 
A/62/419/Add.8

 

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United Nations General Assembly Report: Sustainable mountain development (2007)

23.08.2007

Report of the Secretary-General on Sustainable Mountain Development
A/62/292

 

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution: Sustainable Mountain Development (2006)

08.03.2006

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on Sustainable mountain development at the 60th Session. A/RES/60/198

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United Nations General Assembly Report: Sustainable mountain development (2005)

29.09.2005

Report of the Secretary-General on Sustainable Mountain Development
A/60/309

 

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Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Mountain Systems (2005)

01.09.2005

Millennium Ecosystem AssessmentMountain Systems (2005)

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Mountain Partnership Organization, Membership and Governance (2004)

Mountain Partnership Organization, Membership and Governance (2004)
01.12.2004

Mountain Partnership Organization, Membership and Governance. This document was developed through a consultative process with the members of the Mountain Partnership and finalized in July 2004.

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Declaration of the Andes (2004)

29.10.2004

The Declaration of the Andes, 29 October 2004 was adopted during the Second Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership in Cuzco, Peru.

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The Cuzco Framework for Action (2004)

05.05.2004

Framework for Action from the Second Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership in Cuzco, Peru - 2004

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution: Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions (2004)

09.02.2004

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly at the 58th Session: Sustainable development in mountain regions. A/RES/58/216

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Conclusions of the First Global Meeting of Members of the International Partnership for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions (2003)

21.10.2003

Letter dated 17 October 2003 from the Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: Conclusions of the First Global Meeting of Members of the International Partnership for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions in Merano, Italy. A/C.2/58/8

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Quito Declaration Charter for World Mountain People (2003)

Quito Declaration Charter for World Mountain People (2003)
04.09.2003

The representatives of Mountain Territories from forty countries met on 20 September 2002 in Quito (Ecuador) taking into account the declarations issued at preparatory meetings of Achocalla (August 2002, Bolivia) and Yuksam (April 2002, India), adopted the main points of the following declaration during the 2nd World Meeting of Mountain...

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United Nations General Assembly Report: International Year of Mountains (2003)

11.07.2003

International Year of Mountains, 2002
Note by the Secretary-General
A/58/134

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution: International Year of Mountains (2002)

30.01.2003

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly in the 57th Session on International Year of Mountains, 2002. A/RES/57/245

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Bishkek Mountain Platform (2002)

01.11.2002

The Bishkek Global Mountain Summit in Kyrgyzstan marked the final global event of the International Year of Mountains. The "Bishkek Mountain Platform", a framework for action which contains recommendations for sustainable mountain development, was adopted at the summit.

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Thimphu Declaration of the Celebrating Mountain Women Conference (2002)

04.10.2002

In 2002, ICIMOD organized the international conference ‘Celebrating Mountain Women‘ in Bhutan, as the only global event during the International Year of Mountains to focus on mountain women in the context of sustainable mountain development. It brought together 250 participants from 35 countries...

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Report of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (2002) - Mountains

01.09.2002

Mountain paragraphs (pp. 33-4, chapter 42) in the Report of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (2002

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United Nations General Assembly Report: International Year of Mountains (2002)

09.07.2002

Interim report on the International Year of Mountains, 2002
Note by the Secretary-General
A/57/188

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Bali Concept Document on International Partnership for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions (2002)

03.06.2002

The Bali Concept Document on an International Partnership for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions  was adopted during the 4th Session of the Preparatory Committee Meeting for the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Bali, Indonesia, on 3 June 2002.

 

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United Nations General Assembly Report: Sustainable mountain development (2001)

02.03.2001

Report of the Secretary-General on Sustainable Mountain Development
E/CN.17/2001/PC/14

 

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution: International Year of Mountains (1998)

United Nations General Assembly Resolution: International Year of Mountains (1998)
10.11.1998

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on Sustainable mountain development at 53rd Session.
A/RES/53/24
19 November 1998

 

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Agenda 21: Chapter 13: Managing fragile ecosystems: sustainable mountain development (1992)

14.06.1992

Managing fragile ecosystemssustainable mountain development: United Nations Conference on Environment & Development, Rio de Janerio

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