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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Latest News

On behalf of 276 civil society organizations from around the world, we are calling upon the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) to abandon the certification of destructive hydropower projects as climate-friendly.
(Photo Credit - Angus Emmot) Rivers are life Noonbah Station sits pretty much smack bang in the centre of Queensland. It’s in the heart of the so-called Channel Country. With...
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...
Nearly 100 women from more than 30 countries took center stage at our inaugural Women...

In The Media

New report, entitled "Watered Down," shows Chinese corporations dominate hydro industry, fall short of meeting accepted international standards.
New report, entitled "Watered Down," shows Chinese corporations dominate hydro industry, fall short of meeting accepted international standards.
Refugees in Namtu township and Hsipaw township. Myat Moe Thu/The Myanmar Times This article originally appeared in The Myanmar Times The International Finance Corporation’s Vikram Kumar...
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...