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MEPS is committed to the conservation and promotion of sustainable development of mountain ecosystems thereby ensuring the well-being of highland as well as lowland communities and safeguarding the integrity and cultural diversity of mountain societies.

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[2015-03-14] Course on “Food Security on Mountain Areas”

The eight IPROMO Course - the training programme on sustainable mountain development - jointly organized by the Mountain Partnership Secretariat at FAO and the University of Turin, Faculty of Agriculture - Department of Protection of Agroforestry Resources and Centre of Excellence "Mountain University" (DISAA) University of Milan, with the high patronage of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will be held in June 2015.

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[2015-03-14] Mountain forest management conference - Abstract submission until 20 March

The conference will provide the opportunity to discuss the potentials and limitations of current and

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[2015-03-11] Respect the Mountains

Respect the Mountains is a newly established European organisation that creates awareness about mountain areas. The main goals are to promote sustainable mountain tourism and to draw attention to these unique areas.

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[2015-03-10] Map of Mountain Observatories - include your observatory!

As part of the MRI's Global Fair and Workshop in July 2014, a Google map has been set up with push pins for different mountain observatories around the world.

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[2015-03-09] Mount Kazbek-Kazbegi Nature Reserve (Georgia)

Kazbegi 8,707 ha (21507 acre) reserve was designated by the Soviet government in 1976 with the centerpiece Mt. Kazbek.

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[2015-03-08] International Mountain Day 2014 in Morocco

Morocco, in supporting International Mountain Day on December 11, organized a 3-day conference.

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[2015-03-08] World Heritage Watch; a new NGO

World Heritage Watch, as a new independent non-governmental organization, was founded in 2014. It promotes the preservation of the UNESCO World Heritage worldwide.

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[2015-03-08] The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, March 2015, Janpan

he Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) to be held in Sendai, Japan on 14–18 March 2015 will review progress in disaster risk reduction (DRR) over the past 10 years under the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA), and adopt a new global post-2015 framework for DRR.

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[2015-03-01] Nomination period opens for UIAA Mountain Protection Award

UIAA Mountain Protection Award is an opportunity to brand your company as an environmentally responsible and sustainable steward of the mountain environment – globally.

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[2015-03-01] UPDATE electronic Newsletter, No. 85, March 2015 was published

UPDATE electronic Newsletter, No. 85, March 2015 is now available online.

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