REVIEW: UIAA MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE AUGUST MEETING

The UIAA Management Committee held its latest meeting on Saturday 27 August. The online meeting followed April’s in-person meeting in Skopje, North Macedonia. The main points addressed at the MC meeting were: Decision to dissolve the UIAA Ice Climbing Commission and put in place an interim...

UIAA STATEMENT ON COMPETITION ICE CLIMBING

The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation - Management Committee is working to advance the fundamental aims of its UIAA Strategic Plan 2021-2024, including focus on the sport pillar and the management, progress and development of ice climbing as a competitive sport. While there have...

FLERA to host climbing symposium

On the weekend of 24-25 September, UIAA full member FLERA (Luxembourg) will host a climbing symposium in Berdorf which aims to build the bridge between outdoor sport activities and the protection of the environment. Climbers from Luxembourg as well as those from bordering countries will...

Global Members Newsletter released

The second edition of the UIAA Global Members' newsletter, designed to share news about UIAA member associations with other UIAA members, is now available. Produced in collaboration with the UIAA Management Committee Continental Representatives, this newsletter focuses on updates from the UIAA's 90 member organisations from...

CHANGE OF PRESIDENCY AT THE NKBV

After nearly ten years Joachim Driessen’s tenure as President of the Royal Dutch Climbing and Mountaineering Club (NKBV) recently came to an end. He has been succeeded by Peter Valkenburg. See NKBV story here. Joachim Driessen (main photo, UIAA General Assembly in 2018) has overseen a period...

UIAA VOLUNTEER SERIES: MARIJA ANDJELKOVIC

Over 250 volunteers support the UIAA whether as part of its Executive Board, Management Committee or Commissions. Marija Andjelkovic (PSS, Serbia) has assisted the UIAA for over a decade, as a full member and now as President of its highly-active and respected Anti-Doping Commission. Marija...