2018 Impact Statement


In 2018 we supported an increasingly interconnected and resilient movement to protect rivers. 
Read about out our progress toward our strategic goals in 2018

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Our Vision for Our Water Future

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Read our 2018-22 strategic plan, "Our Rivers, Our Water Future," to learn more about the new directions our work is taking. Help us fight for freshwater!

Latest News

The last free-flowing rivers of Europe are threatened by over 2,700 planned dams in the Balkans -- and a group of young grassroots activists is learning what to do about it. The Balkan Peninsula of southeastern Europe is a region of...
Nearly 100 women from more than 30 countries took center stage at our inaugural Women...
As we look forward to a new chapter at international Rivers, we take a moment to celebrate the skill, commitment and bravery of our staff -- and we celebrate the extraordinary new...
Over 250 organizations around the world joined forces to stand up for their rivers before the launch of last week's World Hydropower Congress. Read their remarkable statement.

In The Media

This article originally appeared in The Guardian. By: Julian Borger in Biarritz, and Jonathan Watts, global environment editor The G7 countries have agreed to an immediate $20m (£16m) aid...
AUGUST 26, 2019: Renowned indigenous leader Raoni Metuktire of the Kayapó people delivered to French President Emmanuel Macron today a joint statement signed by 62 Brazilian civil society...
One year after the devastating collapse of saddle dam D of the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy hydropower project in southern Laos, none of the entities backing and profiting from the project have been...
On the occasion of the visit of African Development Bank (AfDB) President Akinwumi Adesina to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), International Rivers calls on the institution to...