The Second Caucasus Mountain Forum (CMF) was held in Ankara, Turkey on 30 October - 1 November 2019 gathering about 200 participants from the Caucasus countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran the Russian Federation, and Turkey, as well as Austria, Germany, Italy, Ukraine, Switzerland, Norway, UK, Slovakia, Slovenia and Estonia. The Forum was organized within the framework of the project “Strengthening the Climate Adaptation Capacities in the South Caucasus” (SCAC), with funding and with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the United Nations Environment Programme and hosted by Ankara University.

The CMF served as an important opportunity for scientists, governmental experts, and practitioners to meet and exchange views on opportunities and challenges, and thereby seek to enhance (sub)-regional dialogue and contribute to the better coordination of sustainable development of the Caucasus region. The Forum's overall goal and long-term objective were to support regional cooperation and joint research among the Caucasus scientists and thereby promote evidence-based decision-making for sustainable development.

CMF 2019 - Proceedings