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2022 designated as International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development by the United Nations

Last 16th December 2021, the United Nations General Assembly adopted by consensus a resolution proclaiming 2022 the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development, 20 years after the last International Year of Mountains in 2002.

The resolution on the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development in 2022, supported by 94 countries, invites all UN Member States, international and regional organisations, and any other relevant stakeholders to act to raise awareness on the importance of sustainable mountain development this year.

The resolution was introduced by Kyrgyzstan, and its representative, presenting the draft text, stressed that mountains are habitats for unique species of flora and fauna, constitute unique types of ecosystems and the problems they face due to climate change are specific.  Therefore, adaptation and mitigation of climate change, as well as sustainable development in these territories, require the implementation of a special set of measures addressing their needs.

Thus, the designation of 2022 as the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development recognises the need for preserving the global ecosystem and encourages further work on mountain development.

Euromontana is really pleased that the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2022 the International Year for Sustainable Mountain Development and as a member of the Steering Group of the Mountain Partnership will encourage its implementation all over 2022.

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5 January 2022

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Young people want
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👉Vibrant villages

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