Events

21 July 2011 to 22 July 2011 , Rex Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

1st Meeting of Climate Change Adaptation Demonstration Projects

This meeting served as the platform for practitioners engaged in climate change adaptation activities to come together to exchange and learn about the approaches, tools, challenges, and key adaptation options from other projects. Discussions on integrating climate adaptation into local development planning, possible replication and up-scaling of adaptation strategies would also contribute to regional networking on climate change adaptation planning and implementation. 
23 June 2011 to 24 June 2011 , Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Informal Donor Meeting 2011

This meeting served as the platform for development partners and cooperations organisations to riview the MRC’s past year’s activities that had contributed to addressing current developments in the Mekong Basin.
13 June 2011 to 17 June 2011 , Bangkok, Thailand

The ASEAN-SEAFDEC Conference

This conference serves as the platform for addressing important issues pertaining to the sustainable development of fisheries.
28 March 2011 to 28 March 2011 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Mekong Day 2011

The Mekong River Commission Celebrates Mekong Day
The Mekong River Commission (MRC) was ready to play a bigger role in the economic development of the Mekong River Basin, MRC Secretariat Chief Executive officer, Mr. Jeremy Bird told guests at the celebration of Mekong Day held at the MRC Secretariat in Vientiane on 28th March 2011.
17 March 2011 to 17 March 2011 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

100th International Women’s Day at MRC

100th International Women’s Day at MRC
17 March 2011
Organised by: HRS and Staff Association-OSV
09 March 2011 to 11 March 2011 , Chiang Mai, Thailand

Watershed Management International Conference

BACKGROUND
Watersheds are the smallest hydrological and management units of river basins. As the point source for all of a basin’s water, biodiversity and ecosystem functions, they offer opportunities for improved livelihoods for the local population in the watersheds and river basins, but also suffer from a range of degradation challenges that are associated with human activities. It is therefore essential that watersheds are viewed as the basic unit in a river basin, from the local sub-basin through the national to the transboundary level, for biophysical, socioeconomic and institutional characterization. Despite this importance – not least the cumulative impacts from the many watersheds that constitute a river basin - watersheds are often neglected in river basin management.
24 January 2011 to 26 January 2011 , Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

17th Meeting of the MRC Council

At its latest highest governing body meeting Mekong countries adopted several basin-wide development strategies.
28 June 2010 to 29 June 2010 , Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

Stakeholder Regional Workshop on Mitigation Assessment

The "Mitigation Assessment" Phase of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of proposed hydropower schemes on the mainstream Mekong included a Stakeholder Regional Workshop on Mitigation Assessment.
31 May 2010 to 02 June 2010 , Buon Me Thuat City, Dak Lak Province, Viet Nam

Trans-boundary River Basin Meeting: 3S Basins

The MRC and Asian Development Bank 3S Project invited representatives, stakeholders and individuals from local communities, water user associations, national agencies, non-state organizations and private sector to participate in the first Regional Transboundary River Basin Meeting, Sekong, Sesan and Sepok River Basins.
26 May 2010 to 27 May 2010 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

8th Mekong Flood Forum

The theme for the forum was 'Flood risk management and mitigation in the Mekong River Basin' and the aims was to raise awareness on the current state of flood risk management and mitigation at the national, regional and community levels in the Mekong River Basin, and to exchange information on the progress, achievements and future outlook with respect to the five components of the Flood Management and Mitigation Programme (FMMP).

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