Welcome to the third edition of the UIAA Global Member newsletter, designed to share news from UIAA member associations.

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Produced in collaboration with the UIAA Management Committee Continental Representatives, this newsletter provides updates from the UIAA’s 94 member organisations in 69 countries on six continents. Please note that some articles linked are in their original language but in most cases Google offers a translation of the page.

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Since the release of newsletter #2, the following federations have confirmed the election of new Presidents:
Alpine Club (AC) Simon Richardson; Danish Climbing Federation (DklAF), Mikkel Højgaard Larsen; German Alpine Club (DAV), Roland Stierle; International Federation for Mountain Guide Associations (IFMGA) Urs Wellauer; Swedish Climbing Federation (SKF), Lollo Blomberg

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