AWARD CEREMONY for the 2017 UIAA MOUNTAIN PROTECTION AWARDS

The ceremony took place on the 24 March at the Hotel Annapurna in Kathmandu. With the Operations Director, Murari Gautam over in the UK for the Trustees' Meeting CAN was delighted that one of CAN's Project Managers, Sanjeev Singh was able to receive the Runners-up Award on behalf of CAN. 

 Sanjeev receiving the UIAA Award from Mr Pier Giorgio Oliveti, UIAA Board Member, who joined the Board in place of retiring Board Member, Doug Scott. 

Sanjeev receiving the UIAA Award from Mr Pier Giorgio Oliveti, UIAA Board Member, who joined the Board in place of retiring Board Member, Doug Scott. 

Sanjeev made a short speech of thanks and showed a video of CAN projects which was well received. Also present were Frits Vrijlandt, President of the UIAA and Caroline Adler a member of the UIAA Mountain Protection Commission who were all very impressed with CAN's application and even suggested that CAN should make a further application in 2018. 

DSC_1016 Sanjeev holding the UIAA Award certificate.JPG

The UIAA have published CAN's application for the award which is available here.