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Sunday, November 03, 2002

The Bishkek Global Mountain Summit took place in Kyrgyzstan between 29 Oct + 1 Nov 2002, as part of the UN's International Year of Mountains. At this summit the UN Environment Programme published a report highlighting the role mountains play in providing clean water to low-lying areas + Birdlife International launched a campaign highlighting the inter-connections between numerous social + environmental issues within the mountainous regions of the world.