Weekly Upcoming Events, 11 to 15 December 2017

13th Dec 2017 - 23rd Dec 2017

UPCOMING EVENTS 

Title:

Regional Workshop on 1st Draft of the MRC Drought Management Strategy

Date:

December 2017

Venue:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Summary:  

 

Title:

Training on IWRM tool for Xe bang hieng wetland

Date:

11 - 12 December 2017

Venue:

Champhone District, Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR

Summary:

The training is organized for village, district and provincial officials tasked in managing water issues. The training aims to build basic capacity of participants in integrated water resource management; and indicate River Basin Development, especially in the Markmee Reservoir Development.

 

Title:

6th Nam Kam-Xe Bang Hieng Transboundary Working Group Meeting

Date:

13 December 2017

Venue:

Champhone District, Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR

Summary:

The meeting will update progress on project implementation and discuss the draft report on ‘exchange of knowledge on community water management’.

 

Title:

1st MRC Regional Stakeholder Forum on the Update of Preliminary Design Guidance, and Sustainable Hydropower Development Strategy in the Lower Mekong Basin

Date:

15 December 2017

Venue:

Vientiane, Lao PDR

Summary:  Following the discussion and information sharing at the Sustainable Hydropower Practice Forum #4 “Dialogue with Hydropower Developers” in August 2017, this regional stakeholder forum will engage the broad stakeholders on the update of Preliminary Design Guidance (DG2018) and the Sustainable Hydropower Development Strategy (SHDS2018), with the objective of (i) informing the stakeholders about the intended scope, approach and timeline of the PDG and SHDS review and update; and (ii) seek advices for further strengthening the Concept Note on the review and update of PDG and SHDS.

 

Title:

Regional Consultation Meeting on “Finalization of Irrigation Database Improvement in the LMB”

Date:

19 December 2017

Venue:

MRC Secretariat, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Summary:

The National Mekong Committees have been tasked in updating a comprehensive irrigation dataset 2015, based on the existing database of 2004 and 2009. Meanwhile, the Mekong River Commission Secretariat has completed consolidation, justification, improvement and finalization of the regional irrigation database and report.

In this connection, the regional consultation will provide opportunity for the member countries to (i) present the results of the irrigation database improvement activity; (ii) discuss and seek suggestions to finalize the report and project; and (iii) discuss the next steps of the database sharing and dissemination to member countries and others based on the MRC’s Procedures for Data and Information Exchange and Sharing.

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