About the International Canoe Federation (ICF)

ICF Vision

Inspire people to pursue a lifelong passion for paddling

ICF Mission

The ICF provides global leadership to enable, inspire and activate people in the pursuit of participation and excellence in paddling activities.

Core Organisational Values

Leadership
To take responsibility of the collective ownership of the sport and show initiative by utilising best practices.

Excellence
To pursue high standards for all the ICF’s activities.

Integrity
To consistently act in accordance with high ethical values and demonstrate mutual respect and honesty.

Equity
To act with fairness, impartiality, justice and inclusiveness with regard to race, gender, religion, ability, age, national or ethnic origin.

Inspiration
To act with enthusiasm, passion and pride with the desire to excel in our activities.

Definition of Paddling Activities

A multi-disciplinary, dynamic sporting lifestyle with attitude in a natural environment.

Structure and Strategic Plan

View the ICF's Strategic Plan 2016-2020.

View the organisational structure organogram.

Find out more about the structure of the ICF, contact details for board members, committee members and staff.

Contact details for the ICF's 164 National Federation members.

Commissions

 Read about the diversity and inclusion commission.

Contact Us

Avenue de Rhodanie 54
1007 Lausanne, Switzerland

+41 (0)21 612 0290
Mon-Fri 9:00-18:00 CET

info@canoeicf.com

Always moving forward

Highlights the directional movement of a canoe, kayak or any other vessel that is paddled.

Illustrates canoeing being dynamic and exciting, engaging and rewarding.

Represents the constantly developing and challenging nature of the sport and the organisation.