Webcast of Jake Norton presenting at the United Nations
In December, 2014, Jake Norton was appointed Ambassador to the United Nations’ Mountain Partnership. He is only the second such Ambassador, sharing the honor with climbing legend, Reinhold Messner. On December 12, 2014, Jake was asked to present at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City on behalf of the Mountain Partnership, and help make the case for mountains, mountain environments, and mountain peoples to be included in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals. The above video is a webcast of Jake and the other presenters speaking at the UN.