On 28 April 2023 the MRI, GEO Mountains, and iLEAPS hosted a workshop that aimed to enhance the disciplinary and geographical representation in the consultation processes seeking to establish a set of EMCVs.

Between the 18-20 April 2023, the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI), GEO Mountains, the University of Reading, the Central-Asian Regional Glaciological Center under the auspices of UNESCO (CARGC), and the Kazakhstan Institute of Geography and Water Security co-convened a workshop in Almaty, Kazakhstan on the topic of “Mountain Observatories”.  

The General Assembly 2023 of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) was held at the Austria Center Vienna (ACV) in Vienna, Austria and online, from 23-28 April 2023. The EGU General Assembly 2023 brought together over 15,000 geoscientists from across the globe to a meeting that covered all disciplines of the Earth, planetary, and space sciences. The MRI was pleased to participate in the conference. There were many interesting and insightful workshops, posters, and presentations. 

Are you satisfied with the quality of life in the Alps? What should be improved? The Alpine Convention is looking for your opinion.

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) urges everyone to share stories and photos from the mountain region to highlight climate change impacts and #SaveOurSnow

Volume 43, number 1 of the Mountain Research and Development journal is now available online and open access.

Reimagining the future of mountain governance is a pressing challenge that the Mountain Governance Working Group (MGWG) of the MRI is actively addressing through research, collaboration, and partnership-building across various mountain ranges worldwide.

Help to fill knowledge gaps in climate and biodiversity science: Future Earth is conducting a horizon scanning on the knowledge gaps in climate change and biodiversity sciences to inform the development of Horizon Europe’s 2025-2027 work programme and beyond. This horizon-scanning project will result in an independent expert report, published in early 2024 by the European Commission, and is intended to inform decision-makers both in Europe and globally. Future Earth is a global network of scientists, researchers, and innovators collaborating for a more sustainable planet. Their mission is to advance research in support of transformations to global sustainability.

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