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Sustainability in Rafting
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Sustainability in Rafting webinars – RECAP

If we want to live in a healthier and cleaner world, we have to unite and work hard together. Our great rafting friend helped us with that! He organized 2 webinars for us that absolutely everyone could attend.. In these 2 webinars, the IRF together with Jean-Claude Razel suggests we pause for a moment to think

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Sustainability in Rafting
Sustainability

IRF invites you to Sustainability in Rafting webinars

Sustainability in rafting is a high priority for the IRF. In 2019 we joined the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) Sports for Climate Action initiative as a signatory to the Sports for Climate Action Framework. We know that it is a priority for many of you as well. To increase your knowledge

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Una Regatta
Sustainability

IRF to support the organization of the 48th International Touristic Una Regatta in Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Through IRF’s endorsement, the Una Regatta will become a globally recognized whitewater rafting event    The International Rafting Federation (IRF), the official umbrella International Sports Federation for national rafting organizations worldwide and world governing body for rafting, is cooperating with USAID’s Developing Sustainable Tourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina to support the 48th International Touristic Una

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Development

Awesome auction with Rivers and Forests Alliance (RAFA)

The Rivers and Forests Alliance (RAFA) have an awesome auction coming up where you can bid on some incredible adventure trips in all sorts of places around the world. An Alaskan multi-day rafting trip Two different California rafting trips A historic Colombia rafting and cultural adventure A multi-day, multi-sport adventure in Huasteca Potosina, Mexico Costa Rica

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Development

Royal Gorge River Initiative Organization cleaning up

Royal Gorge River Initiative Organization is teaming up with American Rivers to sponsor 2022’s Royal Gorge RIO River Clean-Up. Last year they hosted a 35-mile river clean-up which saw them pulling thousand of pounds of rubbish out of the river. This year the clean-up will be on the 1st May 2022, and volunteers are needed.

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Wiley E Waters River Clean Up
Sustainability

Wiley E. Waters hits the Spokane twice a year for river clean up

Wiley E. Waters partners with the Spokane River Keeper at least twice a year to clean up unnecessary waste in the Spokane River. Teams meet up late in the summer when the water lowers, and the shoreline becomes exposed on the River in Spokane, Washington state, USA. Crews bring about three rafts, usually snagging over

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Mountain Sports Sustainability
Sustainability

IRF commits to the IOC’s Mountain Sports Sustainability Pledge

Today marks International Mountain Day and with it, the IRF has commited to the International Olympic Committee’s Mountain Sports Sustainability Pledge. The IRF is one of twelve organisations to be part of the IOC Mountain Summit Group. Over the past two years, the group has agreed a set of ten principles for all users of sports

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World Virtual Youth Festival 2021
Development

Curtain closes on the UTS World Virtual Youth Festival 2021

The UTS World Virtual Youth Festival 2021 came to an end with a breath-taking Closing Ceremony from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia was the centre for youth of all abilities coming together under the patronage of the IOC, IPC, SOI, SportAccord, GAISF and AIMS. Over 100 organisations joined forces with one mission, to

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A-DASH logo
Sustainability

Join A-DASH roundtable discussion on ending river recreation sexual harassment

The A-DASH Collaborative is pleased to announce a focus on ending sexual harassment on and around river recreation at the upcoming River Management Roundtable on Tuesday, 23rd November from 20:30 to 21:30 (CET). “This will be an excellent primer for river managers, company principals and human resource leaders who are looking for an effective approach

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