JOHN NANKERVIS 1946-2022

Through its member association the New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC), the UIAA is saddened to hear about the recent passing of John Nankervis. John Nankervis was closely involved with the UIAA serving as a Management Committee member/Continental Representative from October 2008 to October 2013. One of...

ROMANIAN ALPINE CLUB PLAYS ACTIVE ROLE IN ENCOURAGING YOUTH

The following report is courtesy of Cristina Cucu, Romanian Alpine Club representative on the UIAA Youth Commission. Cristina reports on activities organised in Romania in collaboration with the UIAA Youth Commission. Further details on UIAA Youth Commission events and how to get involved will be published...

UIAA COVID-19 COMMITTEE GUIDELINES

Following its online meeting held on 7 December, the UIAA Covid-19 Committee is recommending the following guidelines. While the Covid-19 situation continues to be complex and different from region to region, the UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – recommends that its members continue to...

MOUNTAIN WORKER INITIATIVE:
AN UPDATE

In February, the UIAA launched the Mountain Worker Initiative (MWI), guided by its Mountaineering Commission, to promote ethical trekking and mountaineering practices worldwide with a focus on the lives of mountain workers. The idea to form this initiative is inspired by the agency behind The...