Welcome to the UIAA newsletter for September 06, 2011
Issue No. 48
The International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation brings together millions of men, women and children joined by their passion for mountains.
Ahead of the 2011 UIAA General Assembly in Kathmandu, Nepal (October 5-8), the UIAA President, Mike Moritimer, spells out the reason for holding the event in the Himalayan nation and the challenges facing the world's international mountaineering body.
Dave Morris, a former President of the UIAA Mountain Protection Commission, pays tribute to Alan Blackshaw, former UIAA president, about his major contributions to the international mountaineering body.
International Mountain Summit
This year's IMS (October 21-30) in Brixen-Bressanone, Italy will discuss a lot of issues of importance for the global mountaineering community at its 2011 meeting. Among them "Show Alpinism". When does the camera angle mean more than individual performance?
The Argentinian mountaineering federation (FASA) has carried out an extensive survey of climbers in the country, in a first step towards the development of a national sports policy on mountaineering and climbing.
Slovenia's Alpine Club Kranj has unveiled a monument to great Slovenian climber, Nejc Zaplotnik, who died on Manaslu in the Nepal Himalaya in 1983.
The UIAA is looking to hire an experienced editor for its website and online communications. The Web Editor is mainly responsible for developing the content and editorial plan of the website.
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14 Sep 2011 to 30 Sep 2011
Youth - Everest Base Camp Trek, Pokhalde Peak
05 Oct 2011 to 08 Oct 2011
UIAA General Assembly 2011
18 Oct 2011 to 23 Oct 2011
Medical Commission Meeting
12 Nov 2011 to 13 Nov 2011
Youth Commission Meeting
16 Nov 2011 to 31 Dec 2011
American Mountaineering Museum, United States
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