Upcoming Events

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Past Events

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Webinar: Women move mountains in adapting to climate change

08/12/2022 - 14:00 to 15:30

Watch this International Mountain Day webinar which focused on how to promote gender-responsive climate action in mountain areas. Learn more about the role of women in climate action, best practice examples and key lessons learnt.

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MRD Talk #02: Engaging with Indigenous and local knowledge for the conservation of mountain landscapes

06/12/2022 - 17:00 to 18:30

The second talk in the MRD Talk series, highlighting how working with Indigenous and local knowledge holders is crucial to conserving mountain landscapes.

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COP27 - Cascading impacts: how can we adapt and reduce risk in the mountains and downstream?

08/11/2022 - 13:00 to 14:30

Watch and learn about this COP27 side event which focused on the impacts and risks from upstream-downstream hazards in mountains, which have cascading and compounding detrimental effects on both local and downstream ecosystems and billions of people worldwide.

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The Andes Monitoring Networks strengthen their skills in the course "Analysis of vegetation dynamics data in the Andes"

17/10/2022 - 09:00 to 21/10/2022 - 17:00

Researchers from the Andean Forest Network (RBA) and GLORIA-Andes, together with CONDESAN, the Institute of Regional Ecology (Instituto de Ecología Regional, CONICET - National University of Tucumán) and GEO Mountains, organized the workshop course "Analysis of data on vegetation dynamics in the Andes".

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Sixth Global Meeting of Mountain Partnership: South America and the Andes participate as an active block

27/09/2022 - 00:00 to 29/09/2022 - 00:00

On Tuesday, September 26th, 2022, Adaptation at Altitude (A@A) hosted a side event at the Mountain Partnership’s Sixth Global Meeting in Aspen, Colorado, USA. The side event was aimed at showing regional information collected for the sustainable management of mountains in the South America and Andres region.

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Sixth Global Meeting of The Mountain Partnership: Tackling the Climate Crisis at Altitude by Fostering a Community of Practice

26/09/2022 - 09:00 to 17:00

On Tuesday, September 26th, 2022, Adaptation at Altitude (A@A) hosted a side event at the Mountain Partnership’s Sixth Global Meeting in Aspen, Colorado, USA. The side event hosted a discussion on how we can increase adaptive capacity to climate change in the Andes, East Africa, the South Caucasus, Hindu Kush Himalaya and beyond!

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Why and how to use Wikipedia for science communication

12/09/2022 - 18:30

This special event, held at the International Mountain Conference in Innsbruck, introduced early career researchers to Wikipedia editing. The event showcased the utility and reach of Wikipedia as a resource and started participants off on their journey as Wikipedia editors.

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MRD Talk #01: Climate change adaptation in mountains – How to close the gap between policies and local realities?

30/06/2022 - 16:30 to 18:00

The first talk in the MRD Talk series, highlighting the crucial role of dialogue between scientists, development practitioners, private-sector representatives, and policymakers in fostering innovative solutions for sustainable and resilient mountain futures.

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Mountains Connect Interregional Workshop

20/06/2022 - 08:00 to 22/06/2022 - 13:00

The Mountains Connect Interregional Workshop brought together more than sixty participants from across the world's mountain regions to share and create new knowledge and experiences on adaptation and regional governance in mountain ranges.

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East Africa Mountains Regional Dialogue Meeting

30/03/2022 - 12:00

The event brought together 31 participants including representatives from the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat, the members of the Climate Change Technical Working Group (CCTWG) from the partner states and other key stakeholders from East Africa, and suggested establishing an East Africa Mountains Stakeholder Platform under the EAC.

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Adaptation at Altitude Regional Meeting: Taking Action Together for Resilient Mountain Communities in the South Caucasus

14/12/2021 - 12:00 to 14:45

The regional session featured exchange on adaptation solutions, discussions of national and local adaptation plans and consultation on opportunities of regional dialogue and collaborative action.

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

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

(Video) This webinar, organized by the Inter Parliamentarian Union and the Adaptation at Altitude programme with members of Parliament, international organization representatives and experts, discussed migration and internal displacement due to climate change in mountain areas and explored ways to increase mountain communities’ resilience and capacity to adapt by addressing some of the root causes of climate migration.

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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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Upscaling adaptation solutions for vulnerable mountain regions through international cooperation

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

(Video) Following a teaser showcase of the “Last Glaciers” documentary and inspirational talk by the documentary's director, this event featured 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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