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United Nations International Workshop "Global Mountain Safeguard Research"

The congress will act as a platform for communication and exchange inviting interested researchers from numerous disciplines, practitioners, government representatives and NGO´s, UN agencies, public and private institutions, the private sector, as well as international networks and organizations related to mountain- specific topics. Webpage:

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Kyrgyz Government held the first meeting of the Organizing Committee for the World Mountain Forum 2018

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 14:15

August 10, 2018, Bishkek. Chaired by the First Deputy Head of the Apparatus of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic Shamil Asymbekov, the first meeting of the Organizing Committee for the upcoming World Mountain Forum 2018 (WMF2018) took place in the Government Office.  The Organizing Committee was established by order of the Kyrgyz Government on June 4, 2018 in order to successfully prepare and conduct an important international event, co-organized by the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the University of Central Asia and scheduled for October 23-26, 2018.

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Call and Registration for Youth Mountain Forum Now Open

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 18:02

The University of Central Asia's (UCA) Mountain Societies Research Institute is accepting registrations and contributions for the Youth Mountain Forum – a pre-conference side event organized in partnership with UNICEF Kyrgyzstan. The Youth Mountain Forum will be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on October 22nd at the G. Aitiev State Art Museum. To contribute to the discussion of sustainable mountain development issues, UCA and UNICEF invite students and young professionals from Central Asia and Mountain Partnership countries of Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific to submit contributions addressing global change issues in context of the four thematic tracks of the World Mountain Forum 2018. Application deadline is August 31, 2018 11:59 (GMT+6). To apply, please visit

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