First awarded in 2013, the European Riverprize celebrates excellence in the management, conservation and development of Europe’s rivers, wetlands and surrounding communities. Historically, the prize is award in conjunction with the European River Symposium, which attracts an audience of Europe’s leading advocates for environment and river protection, including the European Commissioner for Environment. This year, the European Riverprize will be awarded during the Gala Dinner of the 25th International Riversymposium in Vienna, which is to be held from the 28th to the 30th of November.
Previous winners of the European Riverprize include the Rhine River (2013), Mur River (2014) and the Segura River (2016).
Stage 1 applications are now closed. Applications are currently being assessed, and short-listed applicants will be notified by mid August 2022.