Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 5th Apr 2014
The Second MRC Summit in April 2014 was the most momentous event as Heads of the MRC Countries, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam revisited their commitments made four years ago on a number of key issues facing the Mekong Basin and the MRC and agree on best ways to address them.
Heads of the MRC Countries discussed, amongst other key priority areas, the best ways in which the MRC can promote its effectiveness and ownership by Member Countries by 2030 and reinvigorate regional cooperation in the transboundary management of water and related resources ahead of the establishment of an ASEAN economic community by 2015.
The MRC Summit is convened every four years, with the first one bringing together regional political leaders and a range of experts in the field of integrated water resources management to address the current challenges and opportunities facing the Mekong Basin, especially the long-term impacts of climate change and the role of river basin organisations in poverty alleviation.
The conference website http://www.mrcsummit.org provides a single point of access to all information.
The Mekong River Commission (MRC) is organizing a writing competition and inviting you to submit a short entry that depicts what the Mekong River means to you as an individual or a citizen of a Mekong country.
The exhibition of winning images of the Mekong River Commission’s (MRC) first photo contest, concluded on 31 January 2018, helped increase awareness of the Mekong’s water resources and the necessity for regional cooperation for better management of the ri
The project (study) ISH0306: Development of Guidelines for Hydropower Environmental Impact Mitigation and Risk Management in the Lower Mekong Mainstream and Tributaries