A global call to action on the situation in Myanmar

A global call to action on the situation in Myanmar

March 30, 2021 We stand with our partners and friends in Myanmar. We mourn the tragic loss of life and condemn the brutal violence and unimaginable terror they are facing. We applaud their incredible courage.  We urge the international and business community to take immediate action to support the brave people of Myanmar in their…

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A Community-Centered Response to Violence Against Asian American Communities

A Community-Centered Response to Violence Against Asian American Communities

MARCH 19, 2021 STATEMENT IN SOLIDARITY FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Bonnie Barclay at +1.323.363.4874 or bbarclay@internationalrivers.org International Rivers condemns the recent and historic violence and harassment towards Asian Americans in the United States. We have signed the below statement in solidarity. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to sign on here. The brutal murders in Atlanta,…

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Welcome to our new Board Members: Sharon Khan & Carlo Scapinelli!

Welcome to our new Board Members: Sharon Khan & Carlo Scapinelli!

Compiled by, Melina Selverston At International Rivers we strive constantly to improve our capacity to defend rivers and river communities. It is critical to continue to invite diverse and experienced volunteers to provide support and leadership to our staff. In this vein, please join International Rivers in welcoming two new members to our Board of…

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2020 Year in Review: Building a new paradigm for our rivers

2020 Year in Review: Building a new paradigm for our rivers

At the end of a difficult year, I encourage us all to meditate and reflect on rivers, which endlessly flow, which cleanse and renew, and which nourish and sustain life for us all.  From the Mekong region to the Amazon and Patagonia, authoritarian regimes and profit-hungry corporations have been using the pandemic as cover to…

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