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INTERNATIONAL

UIAA seeks new President

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12/02/2020

In October 2020, the second term of UIAA President Frits Vrijlandt will end. The UIAA are therefore seeking a new President.
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INTERNATIONAL

Alpinism gets recognition from UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of humanity

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18/12/2019

Alpinism has been added to UNESCO's list of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). But what will it mean for those who take part in the sport, mountain guides or those who live in an alpine environment? Katy Dartford reports.
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COMPETITIONS

BMC brokers discussion between UIAA and IFSC

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06/11/2018

Ever since the IFSC split from the UIAA there has been concern, from some members of the BMC, that there is potential for friction between the two organisations.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mount Everest clean-up project wins UIAA Mountain Protection Award

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23/10/2017

The Mount Everest Biogas Project was announced as the overall winner of the 2017 UIAA Mountain Protection Award, joining four other winners of the annual Award from Ethiopia, Tajikistan, Nepal and France.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Iran summer youth camp 2016

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03/06/2016

The UIAA Youth Commission and the IMSCF (Iran Mountaineering and Sport Climbing Federation) announce that the 2016 Iran Youth Summer Camp will take place on Mount Sabalan (4,811m). This follows the successful Mount Damavand event in 2015.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Nine events, eight countries, one goal: Keeping Our Mountains Clean

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04/05/2016

From the lush green valleys of North Wales to the alluring and imposing might of Mount Kazbek, the UIAA Respect the Mountains Series, supported by KEEN, encompasses some of Europe’s most loved outdoor regions; areas which welcome in excess of 100 million visitors each year and are consequently subject to a considerable environmental footprint.
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COMPETITIONS

Rabenstein hosts spectacular finale of UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour 2016

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01/02/2016

Rabenstein was host to the grand finale of the UIAA ice climbing competition season this weekend, which featured some surprising podium places, and some notable absences too. Liam Lonsdale brings us the story behind the results.
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COMPETITIONS

Podium places for local Swiss athletes in 3rd round of UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup 2016

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25/01/2016

The Swiss crowd cheered on local athletes to podium places in the third round of the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup 2016. Liam Lonsdale attended and gives us the rundown of the event.
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COMPETITIONS

Korea swoops gold while hosting the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup 2016

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19/01/2016

Athletes competing in this year's thrilling UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup converged on Cheongsong, South Korea. Over 100 participants from 18 countries battled with their axes on the gruelingly steep terrain – here's how it went down.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Globe trotting youths

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22/04/2015

From Iran to Italy, the UIAA Global Youth Summit events offer something unique for all young climbers, walkers and mountaineers.
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