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...

ROMANIAN ALPINE CLUB PLAYS ACTIVE ROLE IN ENCOURAGING YOUTH

The following report is courtesy of Cristina Cucu, Romanian Alpine Club representative on the UIAA Youth Commission. Cristina reports on activities organised in Romania in collaboration with the UIAA Youth Commission. Further details on UIAA Youth Commission events and how to get involved will be published...

YOUTH ICE CLIMBING CAMP DATES CONFIRMED

The UIAA Youth Commission has confirmed details of its first official event in 2022. The popular annual Ice Climbing Camp in Guillestre, Hautes Alpes (France) will be held from 20-26 February. The full programme and application details can be found here. For more about the UIAA Youth Commission...

THE UIAA ALIGNS WITH OTHER SECTOR LEADERS TO SIGN THE GLASGOW DECLARATION ON CLIMATE ACTION IN TOURISM

The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation  – announced today that it has become a signatory and launch partner of the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism. The Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism unites travel and tourism behind a common set of...

UIAA GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW 2021

The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – held its annual General Assembly from 22-23 October. For the second year running the event was held online. A total of 128 delegates from over 71 member associations representing 56 countries attended. The 2021 General Assembly marked...

YOUTH CLIMBERS ENJOY ROMANIAN SUMMER CAMP

The following report is courtesy of Cristina Cucu, UIAA Youth Commission member from the Romanian Alpine Club (CAR): Between 19-23 August, the CAR Bucharest branch organised a summer camp in the heart of Buila Vânturarița National Park at Cheia Lodge. The camp was supported by members...

REVIEW: 2021 UIAA YOUTH CLIMBING CAMP IN Ariegé

The latest UIAA Youth Commission Global Youth Summit event, a Climbing Camp, was held in Ariegé, France in early July. The following testimonee has been shared by Christian Biard, UIAA Youth Commission and was written by one of the young climbers from Lithuania. In all the...

UIAA VOLUNTEER SERIES: MRIKA NIKÇI

Most teenagers are unsure of their hopes, goals and dreams, but as she surveyed the extraordinary sight of the sun beginning to illuminate Mount Everest, one young woman was glad that she had followed hers. Mrika Nikҫi was destined for a life in the mountains. Born...

2020 UIAA ANNUAL REPORT NOW AVAILABLE

The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – has published its 2020 Annual Report. The report is available in digital format and can be downloaded from the following link - spreads version, pages version. Anybody interested in receiving a printed copy can do so by filling in...