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Inclusive mountaineering association IBILKI has won the 1st Competition of sustainable local initiatives that contribute to sustainable development. The contest, promoted by UNESCO Etxea with the support of the Basque Agency for Cooperation for Development, rewards the best project that from the local level contributes to the new World Sustainable Development Agenda 2030.
With their work, Ibilki contributes to Objective 3 of Health and Welfare and Objective 10 of Reduction of Inequalities. For these reasons, and after a phase of popular vote via the competition?s website, Etxea, the expert jury appointed by UNESCO, has determined that this initiative is the best among the participants in the contest. The jury was composed of people recognized in the field of sustainability, communication, gender equality, environment and education.
Beneficiaries of the project:
Groups of homeless, immigrants and people with disabilities
Ibilki/ Walking is a nonprofit organization formed by qualified mountain guides offering cultural and social integration in the mountain.
Guecho, (Biscay) Basque Provinces
What people say
"We promote a healthy and inclusive way of life in which people develop social and cooperative values."
"Ibilki contributes to the development of health and well-being of people as well as reducing inequality between them."
Team Ibilki mountain guides