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The International Association of Cryospheric Sciences (IACS) invites proposals for scientific sessions at the Busan IAMAS-IACS-IAPSO Joint Assembly 2021  (BACO-21).

The session submission deadline is 15 April 2020.

The Cryosphere 2020: International Symposium on Ice, Snow, and Water in a Warming World is now calling for abstracts.

The submission deadline is 15 April 2020.

MIREN - the Mountain Invasion Research Network - is looking for a variety of perspectives from global stakeholders on whether, and to what extent, they view alien invasive species as a problem in mountains, among other topics. If you work in or around mountains, share your views via their new survey here

The American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2020 has issued a call for sessions, town halls, workshops, and new innovative sessions on a broad range of topics.

The submission deadline has been extended to 23 April 2020.

The Annual Symposium of the Virtual Observatory (VAO) brought its members and guests to Bern to present the latest applications of the VAO data, their network in the Alps, and their latest research.

The Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) is holding a public consultation from 13 January to 13 March 2020 on the requirements for global essential climate observations needed by users of climate data and Essential Climate Variables

The parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity meet this week in Rome as part of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework at the second meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group. To support the dialogue and negotiations on priorities, goals, and targets for mountains in 2030 and beyond, an initiative led by UN Environment and GRID-Arendal (GRIDA), with contributions from its partners - the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI) and the Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA) – led to the development and publication of a Policy Brief titled "Elevating Mountains in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework 2.0", which builds on previous efforts to showcase mountains that began as part of the first meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group held in Nairobi in August 2019.

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