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Colorado Governor Jared Polis IYM2022 launch remarks

Apr 29, 2022
 

Thank you to Colorado Governor Jared Polis for his statements in support of mountains at the April 28 opening ceremony of the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development 2022. The Governor's calls-to-action, commitment and desire to step up sustainability efforts in mountain areas will contribute significantly to the IYM2022 momentum.

And thanks to all who watched...

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Register Now! April 28 UN event to declare 2022 ‘International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development’

Apr 26, 2022

Click here to reserve your place at this online event which will take place on Thursday, April 28 at 7:30 a.m. MT. You must be registered to attend.

Click here for an in-depth overview of the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development. Learn "why mountains matter."

The Aspen International Mountain Foundation is excited to announce that leaders from...

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Colorado becomes the first state to join the Mountain Partnership

Dec 16, 2021

AIMF is pleased to announce that, on December 16, 2021, the state of #Colorado  became the first state in the United States of America to join the #MountainPartnership through its #Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office (OREC), a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. 

As the country’s...

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International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development 2022 (IYM2022)

Dec 16, 2021

On Thursday, December 16, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 2022 the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development. 

This proclamation carries important implications for the UN’s Mountain Partnership, an alliance of mountain countries, governments and NGOs and which has been asked to manage activities associated with this 2022 theme.

It was also decided that there...

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Colorado Tourism Office awards AIMF $100,000 toward funding upcoming event

Dec 15, 2021

On Wednesday, December 15, 2021, the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) and the Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) announced that AIMF has been awarded $100,000 through its toward funding the Mountain Partnership Global Meeting.

The Meetings and Events Direct Support Grant provides up to 50 percent of eligible promotion and production costs for hosting...

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AIMF awarded special consultative status by the UN’s ECOSOC

Jul 21, 2021

On July 21, 2021, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) adopted the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to grant special consultative status to AIMF.

Consultative status is highly discretionary and enables an organization to engage in a number of ways with ECOSOC and its subsidiary bodies, the Human Rights Council and, under specific conditions, some...

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