Events

27 March 2017 , Phathalung, Thailand, 23 March 2017

Video Exchange Inspires Community Action to Improve Lake Management

Local residents participate in a community video screeing in Songkhla Lake Basin, Thailand, on 16 March 2017. Produced by the project teams of the Tonle Sap – Songkhla Lake basins communication outreach project, the videos capture the role of youth in promoting climate change adaptation measures, sustainable fisheries, and women’s role in natural disaster preparedness. @MRC/Anouvong Manivong
22 February 2017 , Siem Reap, Cambodia, 13 February 2017

Cambodia, Lao PDR Discuss a Joint Fisheries Management Plan

Siem Reap, Cambodia, 13 February 2017 – Efforts to rebuild freshwater fish populations in the Mekong and Sekong River Basins are underway with plans in place to establish a joint fisheries management plan between Cambodia and Lao PDR.
27 January 2017 , 22-23 February 2017 at Luang Prabang

Official Annoucement: Regional Stakeholder Forum on the Council Study and the Pak Beng Hydropower Project

Background information
The Mekong River Commission (MRC) aims for the sustainable development of the Lower Mekong River Basin for the benefit of its people. Over the years, the MRC has convened basin-wide planning process, joint assessments and implementation of MRC Procedures. Two important activities  under the Commission’s work are currently the Study on the Sustainable Development and Management of the Mekong River (or “the Council Study”) and the Prior Consultation process for the proposed Pak Beng Hydropower Project. 
23 December 2016 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Cambodia, Lao PDR Reaffirm Cross-Border Dialogue for Sustainable Fisheries

Members of the Mekong and Sekong Rivers Fisheries Management Project from Cambodia and Lao PDR discuss with fishing communities in Attapeu province, Lao PDR, during an exchange visit in December 2016 to verify common fisheries management issues.
30 November 2016 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

MRC reaffirms its role as a platform for water diplomacy at a workshop

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 30 November 2016 – The Mekong River Commission is not only a technical body to provide scientific information for better water resources management in the lower Mekong basin but also a platform for water diplomacy to support water negotiations among the member countries, according to outcomes of its first ever workshop on water diplomacy which began yesterday at the office of the MRC Secretariat in Vientiane.
29 November 2016 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Video exchange initiative to enrich knowledge and promote local solutions on lake management

A joint team of the Mekong River Commission’s member countries has launched a new knowledge sharing initiative – Participatory Video Exchange – to enhance sharing of information and best practices on water resources management of Cambodia’s Tonle Sap and Thailand’s Songkhla Lakes. 
18 November 2016 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

The Mekong climate change adaptation strategy and action plan being consulted in four MRC member countries for endorsement consideration in March 2017

Siem Reap, Cambodia, 18th November 2016 – The MRC Secretariat organised its 3rd regional consultation of Mekong Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan (MASAP) on 18 November 2016. The meeting reviewed different national climate policies, addressed feedback and comments on the first draft of the MASAP and agreed on next steps for development of concept notes for trans-boundary adaptation projects.
10 November 2016 , 10 October 2016, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Project Teams in Four Countries Learn to Pitch News Stories

 

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