Protecting rivers and the rights of communities

In Asia, Africa, and Latin America, International Rivers protects rivers and human rights threatened by some of the world's most potentially destructive dam projects. At the same time, the organization promotes sustainable alternatives to meet legitimate energy and water needs. International Rivers also works to address the underlying drivers of big dam projects. Applying science, rigorous policy analysis, and strategic advocacy, the organization assists partners across the globe in defending rivers and human rights and promotes better policies and investment standards with banks, governments, businesses, and international agencies. Learn more ›