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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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[2017-01-11] Publication on waste management in mountains 09.01.2017

A new report looks at the growing issue of waste in the world’s mountain regions. Launched by GRID-Arendal, the International Solid Waste Management Association and the United Nations Environment Programme on 11 December, International Mountain Day, “Waste management Outlook for Mountain Regions - Sources and solutions” highlights both the challenges and the solutions for sound waste management in mountain regions.

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[2016-12-25] Mountain biodiversity assessment tool launches 13.12.2016

The Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA) Program of Future Earth launched a new version of the GMBA Mountain Portal on 11 December, International Mountain Day, along with the GMBA mountain inventory.

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[2016-12-25] Mountain Research and Development issue online 15.12.2016

Mountain Research and Development issue online 15.12.2016 The articles in this issue of Mountain Research and Development derive from papers presented at the 2015 Perth III “Mountains of Our Future Earth” conference and align themselves with research themes of Future Earth.

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[2016-10-03] World Mountain Forum, October 2016, Mbale, Uganda

The World Mountain Forum 2016 will be held from 17 to 20 October in Mbale, a town located near Mount Elgon in Eastern Uganda, East Africa.

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[2016-10-03] International Mountain Day 2016 "Mountain Cultures: celebrating diversity and strengthening identity"

International Mountain Day 2016 (December 11) provide an occasion to highlight the variety and richness of mountain cultures, promote the vast array of mountain identities and ensure that indigenous rights are recognized and traditional ways endure.

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[2016-10-03] Mountain Climate Conference, October 2016, USA

Mountain Climate Conference 17-21 October 2016, leaven worth, USA will continue its decade-long tradition of excellence working at the intersection between climate and a host of other scientific disciplines including hydrology, ecology, and glaciology.

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[2016-10-03] Regional Focal Point (RFP) for the West Asia Region GEF CSO

The Plan for The Land Society (Plan4Land) of Iran is duly elected as the Regional Focal point for the West Asia Region for a term of four (4) years from 23 September 2016 to 22 September 2020.

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[2016-10-03] The MP Steering Committee meeting, 21 and 22 October 2016, Mbale, Uganda

Following the World Mountain Forum, the next MP Steering Committee meeting will take place in Mbale (Uganda) on 21 and 22 October 2016.

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[2016-08-08] Notification to Civil Society | GEF Expanded Constituency Workshop | MENA Constituencies

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has opened the selection process for CSOs to attend the GEF Expanded Constituency Workshop (ECW) for the MENA Constituencies (Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia, Yemen + Kuwait), which will take place from September 20 to 23, 2016.

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[2016-07-25] Mountains at the IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC) Hawai’i

The WCPA Mountains Group will be hosting a Knowledge Café at the WCC (September 1- 10 2016) - the title is Mountain Protected Areas: Leadership for Adapting to a Changing World.

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