Upcoming Events

Andean family
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Climate change and forced migration in mountain areas: What are the solutions?

10/12/2021 - 14:00 to 15:15

This webinar, organized by the Inter Parliamentarian Union and the Adaptation at Altitude programme with members of Parliament, international organization representatives and experts, will discuss migration and internal displacement due to climate change in mountain areas and explore a variety of solutions that increase mountain communities’ resilience and capacity to adapt by addressing some of the root causes of climate migration.

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Past Events

andean mother and child
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December 2021 Virtual Conference: Bridges in the Andes: transiting towards sustainability

08/12/2021 - 09:00 to 10/12/2021 - 17:00

This meeting will host several open spaces to bring multiple actor and disciplines together to reflect on the main advances since the 1st International Mountain Day (20 years ago), and future challenges for integrated management and transition towards sustainability in Andean ecosystems, landscapes and societies.

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cryosphere hub
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Upscaling adaptation solutions for vulnerable mountain regions through international cooperation

09/11/2021 - 16:00 to 17:00

Following a teaser showcase of the “Last Glaciers” documentary and inspirational talk by the documentary's director, this event will feature a series of talks and panel discussion exploring what is being done to support and upscale adaptation in mountainous regions internationally.

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hkh glasgow
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Promoting ambitious climate action for the Hindu Kush Himalaya

09/11/2021 - 10:00 to 18:00

This focus day on HKH, which was live streamed from the Cryosphere Pavilion at COP26, explored the scaling up of investment in mountain-specific climate priorities and low carbon development, the dissemination of high-impact solutions that can deliver climate action in the HKH region, and shared policy and youth perspectives on climate action. Watch the recordings of each session. 

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A FRAGILE FUTURE: Can mountain communities adapt to climate change?

08/11/2021 - 16:15 to 17:45

This hybrid online and in-person event presented the latest cryosphere science about the impacts and risks of climate change, and explored good adaptation solutions and experiences, especially in mountain areas, with a focus on developing countries. (Recording available.)

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Regional Dialogues on Comprehensive High Mountain Management: Session 2

21/10/2021 - 09:00 to 11:00

Join us on October (10/21) to hear and talk about key Andean and global experiences on the importance of establishing balanced governance strategies for an integrated management of high mountain ecosystems.

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Ruwenzori mountains
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Adaptation at Altitude: Solutions and Climate Action in East African Mountains

26/09/2021 - 17:00 to 18:00

This event video recording and summary explores what communities, governments and the East African Community are doing to adapt to climate change and promote transboundary cooperation. 

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invite
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Regional Dialogues on Comprehensive High Mountain Management: Session 1

16/09/2021 - 09:00

These open knowledge sharing events provide a platform for sharing key Andean and global experiences on the management of high mountain ecosystems.

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Cordillera Huayhuash, by Itay. G/Shuttershock
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Mountain Governance Dialogue: Andean platform and regional / intergovernmental programs work together to strengthen the Andean Mountain Initiative

27/04/2021 - 08:30 to 28/04/2021 - 12:15

This event recognised governance experiences of platforms in mountain areas of the world, identified opportunities for synergies at the regional and global level, and identified opportunities and collected inputs for strengthening the Andean Mountain Initiative through exchanges and training.

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Mountains in Nepal
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Climate action in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

17/12/2020 - 15:00 to 17:00

This event provided a platform for stakeholders from the Hindu Kush Himalaya to discuss how regional collaboration can deliver ambitious climate action in the region.

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How do mountains inspire climate action?
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Online session: "Mountains High: Adventure for Climate Action"

11/12/2020 - 15:30 to 16:45

Co-hosted by the UN Environment Programme and the Adaptation at Altitude programme of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

This event will be hosted in English.

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