NMA Representing Nepal in UIAA General Assembly 2014 in USA- 14 Oct

October 14, 2014

Nepal Mountaineering Association is participating in General Assembly of International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) to be held at Flagstaff of Arizona, USA from 15th-18th October 2014. NMA President Mr. Ang Tshering Sherpa, 1st Vice President Mr. Santa Bir Lama, Central Executive Board Member Pemba Dorje Sherpa, special government representatives from Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Secretary Mr. Suresh Man Shrestha and Under Secretary Mr. Ram Prasad Sapkota have left today for the meeting. The meeting is scheduled to discuss on mountain environment, climbing and mountaineering ethics, access to the natures, mountaineering expedition, training standards, youth climbing and mountaineering mobilization, ice climbing development, UIAA safety standards, medical and anti doping role along with mountain related issues.
On behalf of Nepal Mountaineering Association, President of NMA and Honorary Member of UIAA Mr. Ang Tshering Sherpa will do presentation focused on mountain, cultural and other tourism products of Nepal. NMA is also proposing this General Assembly for an approval to hold UIAA General Assembly 2016 in Kathmandu, Nepal. MoCTCA Secretary will give presentation on Governments plans and policies for the development of mountain tourism in Nepal at the UIAA General Assembly 2014 in Flagstaff, USA. 
The UIAA is the global organization of the governing body of all climbing and mountaineering activities in the world. UIAA formulate the policies, plans, projections, guidelines, vision, mission, safety standards of climbing equipments, excess to nature, code of conducts, protection of mountain environment, mobilization of youths in climbing and mountaineering field, mitigation of the impact of climate change, global warming, glacial lake outburst floods, safety and securities of all climbing and mountaineering activities which is commonly acceptable to all mountaineering and climbing federations in the world.


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