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...

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...

KAF CELEBRATES ITS 60TH ANNIVERSARY

The UIAA congratulates the Korean Alpine Federation (KAF) on recently celebrating its 60th anniversary. KAF organised a number of events including a special assembly with 350 attendees. UIAA President Peter Muir sent the following tribute to KAF: On behalf of the UIAA I am pleased to congratulate the...

A NEW ERA AT THE ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA

The Alpine Club of Canada (ACC) is proud and excited to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director and President. The following communication is courtesy of the ACC: THE ACC’S FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT The results are in from The Alpine Club of Canada’s 2022 board of directors...

UIAA COMMISSIONS SET SCENE FOR 2022

The UIAA Management Committee (MC) and Commission Presidents met for the first time in 2022 on Saturday 12 February with the primary focus of discussions being the delivery of projects for the coming twelve months. In addition to updates from UIAA Commissions, one of the most...