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Fourth Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership

17-19 September 2013 | Erzurum, Turkey

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Highlights for Thursday, 19 September 2013

Mountain PartnershipThe Fourth Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership continued on Thursday, 19 September in Erzurum, Turkey. In the morning, working groups met and then reported to plenary. Participants also discussed the next steps needed to take the Mountain Partnership forward, including a roadmap and workplan.

In the afternoon, participants continued to discuss
next steps, and then began the selection of Steering Committee members. The meeting closed at 8:39pm.

Handicraft products from Central Asia on display at the Mountain Partnership meeting venue.
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Morning session
Delegates chatting before the morning plenary session.
Working Group on Joint Actions
Marisa Young, Fundacion Agreste, presenting on behalf of the Working Group on Resource Mobilization.
Working Group on Capacity Development and Technology Transfer
Afternoon Session
Jurant Dika, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy, Macedonia
L-R: Eklabya Sharma, Director Programme Operations, ICIMOD, and Thomas Hofer, Mountain Partnership Secretariat
Sam Kanyamibwa, Albertine Rift Conservation Society, Rwanda
A delegate gathers pamplets and brochures focused on sustainable mountain development.

Around the Venue
The view from the meeting venue.
The hardworking translaters behind glass in the back of plenary.

Related Links
Meeting resources

*Meeting website

*Meeting programme

*Mountain Partnership basic documents

*Third Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership, 19 June 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

*Second Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership, 28-29 October 2004, Cusco, Peru

*First Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership, 5-6 October 2003, Merano, Italy

IISD RS resources

*IISD RS coverage of the Mountain Day 2 - “Mainstreaming Rio+20 outcomes in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) processes for prosperous, resilient, and sustainable mountain ecosystems and communities”, 3 December 2012, Doha, Qatar

*IISD RS briefing note of the Meeting of the Mountain Focus Group, 14 December 2011, New York City, United States of America (HTML - PDF)

*IISD RS summary report of Mountain Day 1, 4 December 2011, Durban, South Africa (HTML - PDF)

*IISD RS archive of sustainable development meetings)

*SDG - A mailing list for news on sustainable development policy

*Sustainable Development Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of International Activities Preparing for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development

*Linkages Update - Bi-weekly international environment and sustainable development news
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