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Adaptation at Altitude: Taking Action Together for Resilient Mountain Communities in the South Caucasus

14 December 2021

The online regional meeting was held on Tuesday, December 14, where we together with our partners presented the Adaptation at Altitude (A@A) program and its milestones, relevant adaptation policies, and adaptation solutions for mountain communities in the region.

Many interesting issues regarding the adaptation policies and solutions have been presented by various stakeholders particularly representatives from GIZ, CENN, Women in Business, UNDP, MoE Armenia, RED cross Armenia, EWMI and International Organization for Migration presented testimonies by the solutions, MRI and Sustainable Caucasus contributed on Data, Information, and Monitoring for climate change adaptation in the South Caucasus. 

 

 


Mountain Platforms from around the world gather to share the lessons learned on how to foster spaces for the active involvement of civil society and academia in the framework of Puentes en los Andes dialogues.

10 December 2021

Mountain Platforms from around the world gather to share the lessons learned on how to foster spaces for the active involvement of civil society and academia in the framework of Puentes en los Andes dialogues.

On December 9th virtual meeting of international mountain platforms: fostering spaces for multi-actor collaboration took place with the participation of the representatives of the Carpathian Convention, Scientific Network for Caucasus Mountain Region (SNC-mt), UNEP, Alpine Convention, and National Institute for Glacier and Mountain Ecosystem research (INAIGEM).

 


New Publications November 2021

2 December 2021

Looking for some reading to take you into the weekend? Browse our list of publications to catch up on recent research from across the Caucasus mountain region

 


National Initiative Group Fourth Meeting

29 November 2021

On the 29th of November, 2021 the fourth online meeting of the National Initiative Group of Georgia (NIG  Georgia)  took place. The meeting was attended by the representatives of the scientific, non-governmental, and private sectors. 
The purpose of the meeting was to present the main work and activities carried out in the field of advocacy and cooperation after the third meeting of the National Initiative Group and revision of the policy brief developed by the Sustainable Caucasus on the necessity of introducing sustainable pasture management in Georgia.


New Publications November 2021

19 November 2021

Catch up on some of the latest research this weekend by browsing our list of new publications from the SNC-mt website relevant to the Caucasus region and updated for you bi-weekly


The Second Workshop on the Caucasus Environmental Outlook

10 November 2021

On the 10th of November when the world celebrates International Science Day, the second workshop on the Caucasus  Environmental Outlook has taken place with the participation of national and international scientists and practitioners from around the world.


Teacher Coaching Programme Workshop #2: Social Aspects of Disaster Risk Management

9 November 2021

On the 9th of November, a second virtual webinar on Social Aspects of Disaster Risk Management took place with the participation of higher education institution representatives from the countries of the Caucasus region. 
 


New Publications October 2021

1 November 2021


There is plenty of reading to catch up on from this month on SNC-mt website. Check out our list of new publications relevant to the Caucasus region updated for you bi-weekly.
 


Colleagues from Caucasus and Carpathians started the series of webinars about the role of regional scientific networks in the Carpathians and Caucasus!

29 October 2021

The Caucasus and Carpathian scientific networks signed an agreement this June, to collaborate on sustainable development of these unique and threatened mountain regions.

In both Carpathian and Caucasus regions scientific networks have been created, with the contribution to the regional sustainable development among their objectives:
• Science for the Carpathians (S4C) network has been established in 2008, connecting international researchers and those from the Carpathian countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Poland, Slovakia, Serbia, Ukraine)
• In 2014, representatives of the six Caucasus countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, the Russian Federation, and Turkey) formally created the Scientific Network for the Caucasus Mountain Region (SNC-mt). 
 


Teacher Coaching Programme Workshop #1: Learning-Centered Teaching

20 October 2021

Teacher Coaching Programme Workshop #1: Learning-Centered Teaching
Colleagues from the University of Geneva together with Sustainable Caucasus hold a second regional workshop on teaching-learning practice improvement to respond to the growing demand for qualified teaching in Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and hazard mapping (DRM-HM) and to contribute to capacity building for instructors in higher education institutions in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia within the project Strengthening the Climate Adaptation Capacities in the South Caucasus: Enhancing regional cooperative action for the benefit of the Caucasus mountain region (SCAC), financially supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).