International Mountains Day 2016

The Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal (SEHMLM) is awarded for remarkable service in the conservation of culture and nature in mountainous regions. It is intended both to honor the humanitarian work of Sir Edmund Hillary and also to encourage the emulation of that work.


Celebrating diversity and strengthening identity

The concept of traditional heritage, culture and spirituality is intrinsically linked with peoples’ livelihoods in the mountains, where it is often traditional lifestyles that determine the way...

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