Publication launched at COP15 side event


In the run-up to the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP15), the Swiss Agency for Development (SDC) and the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) produced a new publication for which well-known experts from established mountain organisations contributed key insights: Mountains and Climate Change: from Understanding to Action. The brochure puts forward a series of recommendations for sustainable mountain development in the face of climate change

The publication was launched at the COP15 side event “Mountains of the World: Addressing Climate Change through Sustainable Mountain Development” on Saturday 12 December 2009. The publication is available at

Also, the podcast of the press conference and launch is at :