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3rd Summit on 5 April 2018-1   5th April 2018 , Siem Reap, Cambodia

Media Release - Mekong leaders reaffirm the Mekong River Commission’s primary and unique role in sustainable development of the Mekong River Basin

*Siem Reap, Cambodia, 5 April 2018 *— As the 3rd Mekong River Commission (MRC) Summit came to a close today, the *Siem Reap Declaration* was adopted by the MRC member countries, represented by Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen; the Prime Minister of the Lao People's Democratic Republic H.E. Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith; the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha; and the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam H.E. Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Mekong LuangPrabang JEP0041   4th April 2018 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

China notified about discharge of Jinghong Reservoir 5 days in advance

*4 April 2018, Vientiane, Lao PDR* – Today, MRC received a Notification of hydrological information on Lancang River from China – its dialogue partner – about its planned water discharge from the Jinghong Reservoir to the lower Mekong River from 9 to 17 April 2018, aimed to ensure power grid security. It is also to support the traditional activities Dai ethnic minority in China on the Lancang River during their water Splashing Festival.
International conference   3rd April 2018 , Siem Reap, Cambodia

Media Release - International conference recommends priorities for the lower Mekong countries to achieve sustainable development agenda

*Siem Reap, Cambodia, 3 April 2018* — A two-day international conference convened by the Mekong River Commission (MRC) comes to a close today. In one of the largest gatherings ever convened by the MRC, the meeting welcomed about 400 stakeholders from Mekong country governments, non-governmental organisations, academia, the private sector, and other river basin organisations. They collectively made many recommendations for enhancing joint efforts and partnerships to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region.

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mrc 26th March 2018 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Predicted water loss and sediment reduction from hydropower development

*Vientiane, Lao PDR, 27 March 2018* – Hydropower development on the Mekong River is predicted to intensify water loss and result in an acute reduction in sediment flows, according to findings from a Mekong River Commission (MRC) study released recently through two short technical notes.
mrc 12th March 2018 to 16th March 2018

Weekly Upcoming Events: 12 – 16 March 2018

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MRC homepage banner 710x399px3   15th February 2018 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

MRC Writing Competition “What Does the Mekong Mean to You?”

*   What does the Mekong mean to you?*

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JEP9869 edit   17th January 2017 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Pak Beng hydropower project

The Pak Beng hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong mainstream in the northern territory of Lao PDR. The run-of-river project with capacity of 912 MW and the average annual generation of 4,775 GWh is expected to produce power for domestic supply and export. The dam is located between the Jinghong hydropower project in China and the Xayaburi hydropower project in Laos.
BDP-consultation2014.jpg   20th November 2014 to 22nd November 2014 , Siem Reap, Cambodia

4th Regional Forum on the Basin Development Strategy

*Moving towards optimal development of the Mekong River Basin*
mrc 20th November 2014 to 22nd November 2014 , Siem Reap, Cambodia

4th BDP Regional Forum on the Basin Development Strategy - Powerpoint Presentations