On March 5, 2019, the Constituent Congress of the Russian Association of Himalaya and Tibet Researchers was held. The area is considered as natural territories and cultural space. Information is given on the goals and objectives of this organization. It is reported that at the congress it was decided to conduct only partial elections to the board of the association, leaving some vacancies for by-elections at the First Congress of the Russian Association of Himalayan and Tibetan Researchers in 2020. The material contains 9 unanimously elected board members, members of the audit and selection committees. The Association is open to all the Himalayas and Tibet researchers sharing their goals and tasks, regardless of their place of residence and affiliation.Keywords: Himalaya, Russian Association of Himalaya and Tibet Researchers, Tibet
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