Weekly Upcoming Events, 7 - 11 August 2017

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 8th Aug 2017 - 12th Aug 2017

UPCOMING EVENTS

Title:

National Consultation on MRC Draft Guidelines for Transboundary Environment Impact Assessment 

Date:

7 August 2017

Venue:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Summary:

The consultation will discuss the draft Guidelines for Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment (TbEIA) and optimal way towards finalising this guideline; discuss lessons learned by far; and discuss needs and actions in developing the institutional support for member country’s application of the TbEIA Guideline.

 

Title:

Regional Working Session on Draft Guidelines for Transboundary Impact Assessment in the Lower Mekong Basin  

Date:

8 August 2017

Venue:

Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Summary:

The consultation will discuss the draft Guidelines for Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment (TbEIA) and optimal way towards finalizing this guideline; discuss lessons learned by far; and discuss needs and actions in developing the institutional support for member country’s application of the TbEIA Guideline. 

 

Title:

National Workshops on the ISH0306 Study: Development of Guidelines for Hydropower Environmental Impact Mitigation and Risk Management in the Lower Mekong Mainstream and Tributaries (Final Phase)

Date:

7– 9 August 2017

Venue:

7 August 2017 Viet Nam, 9 August 2017 Vientiane, Lao PDR

Summary:

These workshops are scheduled to be held in the four member countries with the objective to consult on: (i) Case Study Environmental Impact Mitigation Results; (ii) Linkages with Council Study Assessment and Results; and (iii) Needs for Update of Preliminary Design Guidance and MRC Hydropower Development Strategy. 

 

Title:

Consultative Visits to Technical Line Agencies on Scenario Assessment of the Council Study

Date:

10-11 August 2017

Venue:

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Summary:

Objectives of the visits is to present, discuss and seek comments from the line agencies on the progress of main development scenarios for thematic and discipline assessment; disseminate results of the Council Study to the wider stakeholders; and promote the work and approaches of the study to national line agencies in Cambodia. 

 

Title:

4th Sustainable Hydropower Practice Forum: ‘Dialogue with Hydropower Developers’

Date:

10-11 August 2017

Venue:

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Summary:

The forum will engage hydropower project developers and the private sector on aspects related to hydropower planning and development for optimal outcomes and minimal impacts in the Mekong Basin, with a focus on the roles of developers and their advisors in improving the sustainability of their projects; and the relevance of MRC’s studies, tools and guidelines for sustainable planning, design and operation of hydropower project. 

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