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Are you interested in climbing and other mountain activities? Do you want to meet young people from other countries? Do you want to improve your mountaineering skills? We organise events for you in mountains all over the world including youth camps, expeditions, festivals and hiking, skiing and rafting.
A key component is the coordination of Member Federation events held under the name, Global Youth Summit.
The UIAA also assists and advises event organisers and provides valuable resource material.
Global Youth Summit
The Global Youth Summit is the name for UIAA youth events which promote peace and cooperation between countries and protection of the environment. Read about the exciting 2010, 2011, 2012 activities and learn about the 2013 schedule of events.
Help for event organisers
Would your federation like to organise a youth event in 2010? Check out our recommendations and advice. If you follow our criteria we can include your event in our Global Youth Summit calendar and publicise it to youth in other countries!.
Developing a youth programme in your federation? Interested in starting a schools programme? Want to share resources from UIAA Youth Leader training Seminars? Look here for useful information topics and resources. Youth and Environmental education
Youth Commission partners with NICAS to produce climbing wall advice pamphlet for young climbers and coaches
The UIAA Youth Commission has entered into a partnership with the National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme (NICAS) to help UIAA federations and climbi ...
The UIAA Youth Commission gathered in Bergamo, Italy for a one day meeting on 10 November 2012 to discuss a number of initiatives that will chart t ...
A video from the Guardian website documents the ascent of Snowdon by scouts, a positive example of youth celebrating the Paralympics 2012 in London ...
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