11-12 October 2011 Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland
Lucerne World Mountain Conference

Participants at this conference will discuss regional and global experiences in mountain development since Rio 1992. The results of the Conference will produce insights that will feed into initiatives and events such as the UN Secretary General’s High-level Panel on Global Sustainability (GSP), the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio+20), and the CSD biennal cycle 20/21 in 2013 and 2014, where mountains will be one of the five priority themes, as well as into other global sustainable development processes. Among the themes debated will be the role, in mountains, of green economy and institutional frameworks for sustainable developement and poverty alleviation.  

dates: 11-12 October 2011   location: Lucerne, Switzerland   contact: Mountain Partnership Secretariat   e-mail: mountains_lucerne2011@deza.admin.ch   www: http://www.mtnforum.org/en/content/lucerne-world-mountain-conference