The Mekong River Commission is funded through contributions from the four Member Countries, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam, and through technical and financial collaborations with the following countries/organisations through their bilateral and multilateral development and financial institutions:
|France||Germany||Japan||Luxembourg||The World Bank|
|Sweden||Switzerland||The Netherlands||The United States|
The MRC works with many different partners through jointly funded projects, under formal Memoranda of Understanding or in a research capacity.
In 2001, the member countries agreed to extend observer status to regional partner organisations to participate in MRC Governance meetings such as the MRC Council and Joint Committee meetings.
|Asian Development Bank (ADB)|
|Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)|
|United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)|
|United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)|
ADB, GMS, and MRC working together for the region.
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12 October 2017, Vientiane– Today, the MRC Gender Action Plan Consultation and Capacity Building Workshop for Mainstreaming Gender in the Organization brings together member countries of the Mekong River Commission (MRC), experts of the MRC Secretariat ..
28 September 2017, Vientiane, Lao PDR – Exploitative fishing practices, uncoordinated development of water infrastructure, and insufficient monitoring and sharing of hydro-data
The Mekong River is one of the largest river in the world and is home to a wealth of biodiversity and aquatic life. Fisheries is a crucial contributor to socio-economic ...