Invitation to contribute to the final document of the RIO+20 U.N. Conference

Invitation to contribute to the final document of the RIO+20 U.N. Conference

Dear Mountain Partnership Members and Friends,
With reference to the message below, please note that the deadline for submission of proposed changes to the “Zero Draft” has been postponed to 29 February 2012.
We will be circulating a revised paragraph 94 (the one directly related to mountains) based on comments received from many of you, which you may wish to use in your submission.
We very much look forward to continue working together to have mountains properly reflected in the Rio+20 Outcome.
With best regards,
Tullia Baldassarri Höger von Högersthal
Mountain Partnership Secretariat
FAO, Forestry Department
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153 Roma
Phone: 0039 06 5705 4498
Mobile: 0039 328 7573475

Utah Students Advocate Lawmakers to Fund High Education

UIMF in connection with UVU has issued high school essay contest in recognition of 2012 as the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All. The aim of this UIMF essay competition and workshop is to reach out to the high school students of the region and inform them of the energy problems that exist in mountainous regions around the world. An additional aim is to  suggest how they might become part of the global mountain community working on these issues under the umbrella of the United Nations sponsored agenda of Sustainable Mountain Development.
Utah Students Advocate Lawmakers to Fund High Education

About Us

A Brief History of UIMF
: The Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF) is a coalition of several different clubs on the campus of Utah Valley University (UVU) including; The American Israeli Alliance, College Democrats, College Republicans, Foreign Affairs, Model UN, Russian, and Sustainable Mountain Development. Together these clubs work together under the umbrella of UIMF to sponsor events including; education of mountain sustainability, international guests including many foreign dignitaries, and community events including local International Mountain Day Celebrations in both 2010 and 2011.
For a more in-depth history of UIMF:

Our Mission Statement: To promote the sustainability of the world’s Mountain Environments and livelihoods through youth efforts, and community engaged learning both locally and globally through advocacy, networking, knowledge sharing, and exchanges of best practices.

Contact Us:
President: John McClure
Vice President: Brandon Merrill
Head of Operations: Cindy Blackburn
Head of Social Media and Communications: Jordan Giles
For comments, suggestions, and volunteering please email Jordan at

A Coalition of UVU Clubs