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Given Canada’s 150th anniversary celebration, the official twinning ceremony will take place in Ottawa. Discussions are underway to plan activities in Washington D.C. in 2018.

The following events will take place in late September, to coincide with World Rivers Day:

September 20, 2017

6:00pm - 9:00 pm

Learning from our Twin Rivers

A public conference to share best practices and celebrate the Twinning, featuring keynote speakers from the U.S.

September 21, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Twinning Reception for Dignitaries

A cocktail reception for dignitaries to celebrate the Twinning. By invitation only.​​


September 22, 2017

10:30am - 11:30am

Official Twinning Ceremony

Official public announcement and press conference of the Twinning in which Riverkeepers sign official documents recognizing the partnership and prominent signatories endorse the Twinning Declaration.

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