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Mountain Partnership Secretariat



The Mountain Partnership is a United Nations voluntary alliance of partners dedicated to improving the lives of mountain people and protecting mountain environments around the world.Currently, 50 countries, 16 intergovernmental organizations and 127 Major Groups (e.g. civil society, NGOs and the private sector) are members. The Mountain Partnership is supported by a Secretariat which acts as a networking and liaison point for members, connecting institutions and activities in mountain development to ensure greater participation, coherence and impact. It does this by delivering key services: advocacy, capacity building and knowledge management.In particular, the Mountain Partnership Secretariat plays a facilitating role in helping members build and develop joint activities.

Further information
Regional focus All regions
Sector Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Disaster risk reduction
Knowledge management
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate related risks and extreme events
Socio-economic information
Technologies for adaptation
Climate hazards Drought
Operational scale Global

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.