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Riverprize

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Riverprize is the flagship program of the International RiverFoundation. The Australian Riverprize, the IRF European Riverprize and Thiess International Riverprize are the most prestigious environmental awards in the world. They give recognition, reward and support to those who have developed and implemented outstanding, visionary and sustainable programs in river management.

Twinning

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Our Twinning Program is a unique initiative that supports partnerships in river restoration across the globe. The program enables Riverprize winners and finalists (Riverprize Alumni) to exchange their valuable expertise with other organisations of river basin managers; enhancing knowledge exchange of best practice around the world.

 

IRF's twinning program grows every year and maintains many successful and world renowned partnerships.

River Knowledge

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GWP Ken Thiess Memorial Scholarship

 

The Ken Thiess Memorial Scholarship funds study and living expenses to undertake the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management in Australia.

 

The aim of this scholarship is to build capacity in female water leadership in Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) and through doing so, to improve the implementation of IWRM in the home nation of the scholar.

 

This scholarship is administered by the International WaterCentre and funded through the support of the Global Water Partnership (GWP) and the International Riverfoundation (IRF) in partnership with the Thiess Family Trust who provided funds in memory of their son, Ken Thiess, who died performing engineering duties on the construction of the Snowy Mountains Scheme.

 

More on the GWP Ken Thiess Memorial Scholarship

 

Sponsored Delegates

 

Through the Sponsored Delegates Program IRF financially supports a number of river scientists and practitioners from less developed countries to attend the International Riversymposium each year. 

Delegates are given the opportunity to:

-  present their work

-  share their experiences

-  learn about world's best practice

-  develop networks for improving health in their home country

 

More on Sponsored Delegates

 

Global Network to Advance Integrated River Basin Management

 

A Global Network of committed and passionate organisations to work together to advance the goals and vision of integrated river basin management in every part of the world.

 

Drawn from across the world, the parnters have come together to share their individual experiences and resources, as well as strengthen and extend the reach of their efforts. Through collaboration, it is hoped that the outcomes, expertise and learnings from each organisation can be more effectively disseminated, replicated and strengthened.

 

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River Recovery

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As a ‘voice for rivers’ the IRF has developed the River Recovery program for river restoration works around the world, coordinated by regional partner offices.The IRF assists communities to better manage and prepare for flood and drought events and to build resilience into planning, on-ground works and education. 

 

River Recovery aims to:

  • Improve the resilience of rivers to withstand floods and droughts especially under climate change scenarios.
  • Develop integrated river basin management approaches to mitigate the effects of extreme weather events.

More about River Recovery

Contact our Programs Manager

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For enquiries relating to International RiverFoundation's programs, please contact:

 

Charlotte Spliethoff - Business Development and Programs Manager
charlotte@riverfoundation.org.au

+61 7 3026 0826

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Privacy Statement

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Introduction
International Riverfoundation is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect personal information in our care.

How do we collect personal information?
We may request information about you when you purchase or make enquires about our products and services; when you enter competitions or register for promotions or when you request brochures or other information. We may also collect information when we invite you to complete surveys or provide us with feedback.

What personal information do we collect?
We collect information that is required for use in the business activities of International Riverfoundation This may include: name; mailing address; e-mail; telephone number(s); financial details necessary in order to process various transactions and any other information you may elect to provide to us.

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Terms of Use

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Use of this website is subject to the terms of use.

International RiverFoundation is not liable to you or any other for any loss in connection with the use of this website or a linked website. This general disclaimer is not restricted or modified by any of the following specific warnings and disclaimers. Please read the full terms of use.
 
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In order to begin the online application process, please fill out some simple details for us and select which application you'd like to complete. Text fields with asterisks are mandatory. You will then be emailed a secure link to your online application form which you can access at any time.

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