Union internationale des associations d'alpinisme (UIAA)

International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation
Unión Internacional de Asociaciones de Alpinismo
Internationaler Verband der Alpinistenvereine
Unione Internazionale delle Associazioni Alpinistiche

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Founded 27 Aug 1932, Chamonix (France), during a meeting of representatives from 18 countries in Chamonix. 1st Assembly: 1933, Cortina d'Ampezzo (Italy). Previous statutes approved 11 Oct 1986, Munich (Germany FR); revised Sep 1990. Current statutes adopted 18 Oct 2008, Teheran (Iran Islamic Rep); Revised 9 Oct 2010, Bormio (Italy), 8 Oct 2011, Kathmandu (Nepal) and 13 Oct 2012, Amsterdam (Netherlands). Registered Office in Bern (Switzerland). Previously sometimes referred to in English as International Union of Alpinist Associations (IUAA).


Encourage, develop and support the practice of all forms of mountaineering and mountain sports in the international field.

Future Events

2020 Antalya, Turkey – Annual General Assembly

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Networking/liaising; sporting activities.


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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 11 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 68 countries
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Subjects *

  • Recreation
    • Sport
    • Outdoor Activities

UN Sustainable Development Goals **



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1. Nov 2019
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