Weekly Upcoming Events, 6 to 30 November 2017

6th Nov 2017 - 30th Nov 2017

UPCOMING EVENTS 

Title: Regional Meeting on “Review and Update of Preliminary Design Guidance and Sustainable Hydropower Development Strategy”
Date: 6 November 2017
Venue: Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Summary: The Regional Meeting will seek to address questions received from the National Meetings and resolve key questions on the two Concept Notes on the ‘Update of the Preliminary Design Guidance and Sustainable Hydropower Development Strategy’.

 

Title: Songkla Lake – Tonle Sap Lake Transboundary Joint Working Group Meeting
Date: 6 November 2017
Venue: Bangkok, Thailand
Summary: The meeting will discuss and update the joint project implementation report and joint final report, as well as update the progress of activities and report budget expenditure.  

 

Title: Collaborative Modelling Model Development Workshop
Date: 13 -14 November 2017
Venue: Vientiane, Lao PDR
Summary: The workshop will (i) review the structure and assumptions built into the updated “collaborative model” (CM) developed to compare economic, environmental, and social benefits and impacts of different future scenarios modelled by the MRC technical team;  (ii) train the MRC technical team to use and modify the CM as needed; (iii) identify any additional sub-scenarios to be modelled; and (iv) present the CM to key MRC decision-makers as a proposed tool for evaluating and selecting plans in the MRC region.

 

Title: Workshop on Initial Studies for Cambodia
Date: 10- 13 November 2017
Venue: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Title: Workshop on Initial Studies for Viet Nam
Date: 14 - 15 November 2017
Venue: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Title: 2nd Joint Committee Working Group meeting on the 3rd MRC Summit Preparation
Date: 14 November 2017
Venue: MRC Secretariat, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Summary: The Meeting will discuss and finalise a number of matters as part of the ongoing preparation for the 3rd MRC Summit scheduled in April 2018.

 

Title: 5th Budget Committee Meeting
Date: 16 November 2017
Venue: MRC Secretariat, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Summary: The meeting will review and finalise the Mid-Year Report 2017 and budget for the 2018 Annual Work Plan for recommendation to the MRC Joint Committee. 

 

Title: 24th MRC Council and 22nd Development Partner Consultative Group meetings 
Date: 28-30 November 2017
Venue: Pattaya Resort, Chonburi Province, Thailand
Summary:

The 24th MRC Council and 22nd DCG Meetings will discuss a number of organisational matters including (i) cooperation between MRC and Dialogue Partners, Development Partners and other Partners; (ii) progress on the implementation of the Basin Development Strategy 2016-2020; and (iii) MRC Annual Work Plan 2018.

The Meetings will also deliberate and approve a number of policy matters such as the Joint Action Plan for the Pak Beng hydropower project, the Mekong Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan, and the Basin-wide Fisheries Management and Development Strategy.

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