Consultations

29 August 2018 , Vientiane Lao PDR

Pak Lay Hydropower Project

The Pak Lay hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong mainstream in Pak Lay district, Xayaburi province, in north-western Lao PDR. The proposed project sits downstream of the currently under-construction Xayaburi hydropower station and is 241 kilometers upstream of Vientiane, the capital city of Lao PDR.
17 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.
20 November 2014 to 22 November 2014 , Siem Reap, Cambodia

4th Regional Forum on the Basin Development Strategy

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

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

 
15 October 2014 to 31 January 2015 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Don Sahong Hydropower Project

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) is carrying out prior consultation for the Don Sahong Hydropower project to discuss and evaluate benefits and associated risks of the project which may have significant impacts on the environment and people in the Lower Mekong Basin. The Don Sahong Hydropower Project will produce 260 megawatts of electricity and will be situated in one of the braided channels in the Mekong River’s Siphandone area of Southern Lao PDR.
15 October 2014 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Don Sahong Hydropower Project

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) is carrying out prior consultation for the Don Sahong Hydropower project to discuss and evaluate benefits and associated risks of the project which may have significant impacts on the environment and people in the Lower Mekong Basin. The Don Sahong Hydropower Project will produce 260 megawatts of electricity and will be situated in one of the braided channels in the Mekong River’s Siphandone area of Southern Lao PDR.
15 December 2010 to 22 April 2011 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Xayaburi Hydropower Project Prior Consultation Process

The prior consultation process under Procedures for Notification, Prior Consultation and Agreement (PNPCA) is a requirement of the 1995 Mekong Agreement for countries to jointly review any development project proposed for the mainstream with an aim to reach a consensus on whether or not it should proceed, and if so, under what conditions.
17 August 2010 to 08 October 2010 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Panel of Experts on the Basin Development Plan Phase 2

According to the Stakeholder Participation Plan and Communication Plan for Basin Planning in the Lower Mekong Basin (SPCP) of the MRC Basin Development Plan Programme Phase 2 (BDP2), a Panel of Experts (POE) comprising international and regional experts was formed to provide a quality assessment of the main BDP2 outputs.
29 July 2010 to 30 July 2010 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

3rd Regional Stakeholder Forum on Basin Development Planning

Held in Vientiane in July 2010, the 3rd stakeholder forum on the Mekong River Basin Development Plan brought together more than 260 regional stakeholders to discuss matters such as the opportunities and risks posed by mainstream hydropower dams and benefits for sustainable agricultural development.
15 October 2009 to 16 October 2009 , Chiang Rai, Thailand

2nd Regional Stakeholder Forum on Basin Development Planning

The 2nd Regional Stakeholder Forum on the basin development planning process took place in Chiang Rai, Thailand, from 15 – 16 October 2009.

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