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A@A Knowledge Network Meeting: What does 2024 hold for mountains and how can you get involved?

Hear about upcoming mountain-related events and opportunities in our next Adaptation at Altitude Knowledge Network meeting!
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Summary

Join us for the first Adaptation at Altitude Knowledge Network Meeting of 2024 for a series of “speed talks” that share information about upcoming mountain-related events and highlight opportunities for the mountain community to get involved! This will be followed by a short Q&A session. 

30th April | 13:00-14:00 (BST) – Online

Agenda

Welcome + A@A recap: ‘4 years of collaborative action in the mountains’

Speed talks:

  • Introducing the Andes Regional Dialogues (Saskia Flores, CONDESAN) – The A@A program in the Andes, in collaboration with the CLOC CONECTATE A+ network, has been organizing the 2nd edition of the series of Regional Dialogues for Integrated Management of Andean Ecosystems. These are open, virtual spaces to bring closer science, policy and practice and propose innovative ideas for sustainable development across the Andes. Learn more about these regional dialogues and how you can register!
  • How to get involved in GEO Mountains (Alexandrine Massot, The Mountain Research Initiative) – Hear about how to join the GEO Mountains General Meeting scheduled for May 2024, and the insights of the latest activities and focus on existing GEO Mountains Task Groups, with exploration into potential future task groups tailored to participant needs and interests. Learn more about how to get involved!

  • Upcoming national science-policy dialogues (Babar Khan, ICIMOD) – Learn about upcoming dialogues that will dive deeper into nature-based solutions for disaster risk reduction (Nepal) and nature-based solutions for water security (Bangladesh).

  • Introducing the ‘Mountains Connect’ knowledge platform (Ansgar Fellendorf, UNEP) – An introduction to the online knowledge platform and how you can use it to learn more about regional mountain governance. Also hear about its plans for 2024/2025.

Questions + AOB

Register

This event is free and open to all those interested. Register here.

What is the A@A Knowledge Network?

The Adaptation at Altitude Knowledge Network is a global community of practice open to all those working on or interested in climate change adaptation in mountains. It aims to:

  • Encourage communication between stakeholders working on and experiencing climate change adaptation in mountainous regions across the globe.
  • Support the sharing of successful solutions for adaptation in mountains.
  • Foster the translation and uptake of solutions for use in other locations.

To stay informed about the A@A Knowledge Network activities, subscribe to the weADAPT ‘Climate Change in Mountains’ theme space and check out our homepage.

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