HOW THE UIAA MOUNTAIN PROTECTION AWARD ENSURES #MOUNTAINSMATTER FOR YOUTH

The theme of this year’s United Nations’ International Mountain Day (IMD) is #mountainsmatter, a subject which provides institutions, communities and organisations with freedom to dedicate their IMD focus towards topics such as water, tourism, disaster risk reduction, food, indigenous peoples and biodiversity. One of the UIAA’s...

UIAA AND IFSC DISCUSS MATTERS OF MUTUAL INTEREST

On 30 October 2018, Board-level representatives from the IFSC (International Federation of Sport Climbing) and the UIAA (International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation) met in Paris to discuss, in a constructive and friendly atmosphere, matters of mutual interest. A follow-on meeting is planned for Spring 2019. The participants...

REMEMBERING PATRICK BAUMANN

On behalf of the UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation, our deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends of Mr Patrick Baumann. Mr Baumann, who passed away on 14 October, was a highly-valued and respected member of the international sporting community and...