High Mountain Summit
2019-10-28 - 133 Views

 

Organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and partners, including the Mountain Partnership (MP), the High Mountain Summit 2019 will identify priority actions on policy, science, observations and services, addressing the effects of climate change observed in high mountain cryosphere and their downstream impacts. A series of six segments will lead to the final outcome of the summit: a Call for Action on High Mountain Weather, Climate and Water; a roadmap of activities and potential engagements; and the identification of 2 to 3 priority pilot projects.

Speakers will include high level representatives from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). MP Steering Committee Representatives Ms Carolina Adler (Executive Director, Mountain Research Initiative) and Mr Francois Pythoud (Swiss Federal Office of Agriculture) are among the summit’s participants.

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