United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). ‘Waste Management Outlook for Mountain Regions. Sources and Solutions’.

International Mountain Day, Sunday 11 December 2016 To mark International Mountain Day, UNEP has produced a dedicated report titled ‘Waste Management Outlook for Mountain Regions. Sources and Solutions’. It will be published on 11 December. Its Executive Summary sets the scene for this groundbreaking report. Mountains play an essential...

UIAA & MOUNTAIN SUSTAINABILITY. AT THE HEART OF MOUNTAIN PROTECTION

Article published for International Mountain Day 2016 The UIAA believes all those who have a stake in the well-being of the mountain environment should collectively work to raise awareness about the fragile nature of mountain ecosystems, as well as to encourage responsible and sustainable behaviour and...

TACKLING THE WASTE ISSUE: UIAA RESPECT THE MOUNTAINS SERIES

Article published for International Mountain Day 2016 With the support of several of its European member federations and project partner KEEN, the UIAA spearheaded its first Respect the Mountains Series during the northern hemisphere summer of 2016. Across nine events in eight countries, over 600 volunteers covered...