Request of Input on the UNSG Report on Sustainable Mountain Development

UNSG Report

Outline

Summary

Introduction

Background and challenges for sustainable mountain development

(including the mountain paragraphs of the Rio outcome document, the work on the SDGs)

National actions

America

Africa

Asia

Europe

Latin America

International actions

Environmental issues:

Biodiversity conservation and mountain ecosystems

Climate change in mountain areas

Land Degradation and desertification in mountain ecosystems

Mountain water and watershed management

Disaster risk management in mountains

Social issues:

Food security and nutrition in mountain areas

Indigenous peoples issues in mountains

Gender and mountain development

Migration and urbanization in mountains

Economic and policy issues:

Mountain economies and livelihoods:

  • Agriculture and products (including forestry, livestock, fisheries)
  • Incentives for environmental services
  • Tourism
  • Renewable energy
  • Mining

Policy and law for mountain development

Advocacy and Knowledge:

Education, extension and capacity building for mountain development

Research for mountain development

Advocacy

Communications and awareness raising on mountain issues

Partnerships, transboundary cooperation and funding mechanisms

Recommendations

 

 

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