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UIAA signs MoU with Peace and Sport
05 Apr 2011
The UIAA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Peace and Sport, a Monaco-based organisation that promotes peace through sport in poor areas of the world.
Pakistan elects new Alpine Club president, and publishes 2011 climbing fees Supplemental oxygen to be taken off prohibited list
22 Sep 2009
The use of supplemental oxygen will be removed from the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) list of prohibited methods as of January 1, 2010.
New date, place for international camp in India
08 Sep 2009
The Indian Mountaineering Federation (IMF) has changed the date and venue of its forthcoming climbing camp. It will now take place from October 5 to 25 in Rudugaira Bamak in the Gangotri region.
Italian Alpine Club pays tribute to Riccardo Cassin Silvio Mondinelli gives first Himalayan training course
11 Aug 2009
The first training course led by the Italian climber who has ascended all 14 8,000m peaks without oxygen was held at the end of July in Alagna Valsesia, on Monte Rosa.
New Frassati trail inaugurated Italian mountain film festival begins
21 Apr 2009
This week sees the opening of the 57th Trento Film Festival. The festival features films with the themes mountain, exploration and adventure.
Italian Alpine Club aids earthquake survivors
13 Apr 2009
The UIAA supports efforts by the Italian Alpine Club (CAI) to come to the aid of the survivors of the devastating earthquake that rocked the mountain region of Abruzzo on April 6.
Turkey meeting discusses values, training and injury records
30 Oct 2008
The UIAA Mountaineering Commission turned its attention to national training programmes, an update of the Tyrol Declaration, international injury statistics and climbing grades at its recent meeting in Turkey.