Youth climbers invited to join summer series

2016 is shaping up to be a busy year for the popular UIAA Global Youth Series. Three events have already taken place with another five lined up for the European summer months. The UIAA Global Youth Series welcomes climbers and mountaineers from around the world to come together...

European Court of Justice (CJEU) update on private climbing centres

Dear Member Federations, We are sharing an update from the European Court of Justice (CJEU) validating a recent decision made by the European Commission against private climbing centres. The ruling considered that the public aid granted to the DAV (German Alpine Club) was compatible with the...

Georges Moissidis

Anniversary of George Moissidis Olympic honour

Wednesday 22 June marks the 15th anniversary of the opening of the 41stInternational Olympic Academy (IOA) session, an opportune time to remember one of the late Honorary Members of the UIAA who received the Olympic Order during the two-week long congress. George Moissidis of Greece was bestowed...

UIAA Safety Commission meets in Bergamo

The annual UIAA Safety Commission was hosted by the Club Alpino Italiano in Bergamo, Italy from 7-9 June. The good work of the UIAA Safety Commission could not be achieved without the support and dedication of the working groups, comprising the UIAA Safety Commission experts, the...