Latest News

IMG 3132 edit   29th September 2016 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

German Government continues to support MRC for sustainable development of the Lower Mekong Basin

*Vientiane, Lao PDR, 29 September 2016*–The Government of Germany- has granted EUR 2.5 million to the Mekong River Commission to implement its strategic work, including climate change and adaptation, flood and drought management and sustainable hydropower.
IDM 2 small   31st August 2016 , Phnom Penh, Cambodia

MRC and Development Partners hold annual meeting

*Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 31 August, 2016 —*The Mekong River Commission and its Development Partners (donor governments and organisations), held their annual Informal Development Partner Meeting (IDM) in Phnom Penh Cambodia, to update each other on the progress made over the past year in the wide range of activities of the MRC.
mrc 15th August 2016 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

New funding from Belgium will boost navigation and cross-border trade

*Vientiane, Lao PDR, 12 August 2015*– Waterborne transport management, the sustainable transport of dangerous goods and cross-border trade and navigation in the Lower Mekong Basin will benefit from a EUR 240,000 (approximately US$267,500) grant from the government of Belgium.
DSC 0024   11th August 2016 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Swiss government provides more than US$7 million to benefit residents of the Lower Mekong Basin

*Vientiane, Lao PDR, 11 August 2016–*The Swiss government, through its Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), has granted more than US$7 million to the Mekong River Commission to implement its overall work, which covers areas such as climate change and adaptation, flood and drought management; and sustainable hydropower.
mrc 10th August 2016 to 10th August 2016 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Mekong River Commission Secretariat will consolidate its operations into one central office in Vientiane, Lao PDR

 *Mekong River Commission Secretariat wi**ll consolidate its operations into one central office in Vientiane, Lao PDR*
44th JC meeting sm   28th July 2016 , Phnom Penh, Cambodia

New funding and prioritised work areas boost MRC’s role in regional development

*Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 28 July 2016 –* The effects of climate change and basin development, the prolonged drought caused by El Niño, and increased cooperation with upstream countries were among the main topics discussed at the 44th Meeting of the Mekong River Commission’s Joint Committee, held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 27-28 July.
CEO Pham received by Minister   7th June 2016 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Lao PDR supports the MRC’s intention to re-engage with ASEAN

*Vientiane, Lao PDR, 7 June 2016* – A Lao Minister in charge of the ASEAN matters has promised to support the Mekong River Commission’s intention to strengthen the cooperation between the two regional organisations, says the MRC Secretariat’s CEO Pham Tuan Phan.
Sp and BDS 2016 2020 sm   5th April 2016 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Basin Development Strategy and MRC Strategic Plan 2016-2020 set the stage for new sustainable development

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 5 April 2016 – As the Mekong River Commission commemorates the signing of the 1995 Mekong Agreement on this day 21 years ago, the MRC today launched the publications of a critical basin-wide strategy and a strategic plan for the sustainable development of the Mekong River Basin and the furtherance of MRC’s mission.

<< Prev | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 | Next >>

Latest News

Cambodia-Laos Border Fisheries Management Plan Aimed to Realise a 10% Increase in Fish Stock

Targeting a 10-percent increase in fish abundance in the Mekong and Sekong Rivers by 2021, fisheries experts from Cambodia and Lao PDR shared today the progress in fish monitoring activities that sets a baseline, and continued discussions on the formation

Mekong River Commission prepares for 3rd Summit and work plan 2018

Yesterday, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) officials met to prepare for the 3rd Summit of prime ministers on 5 April 2018 in Siem Reap to be hosted by the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Op’ed - Improving Navigation Channels While Protecting the Environment

China’s Mekong development plan have stirred debate as potentially becoming an environmental and social peril for downstream Mekong countries

Sister Lakes to Document Learning Processes for Policy Recommendations

In order to amplify what the sister lakes of Cambodia’s Tonle Sap and Thailand’s Songkhla have learnt on community-based lake governance, the two sides agreed today on how and what to document in two upcoming papers they are preparing for policy developme

Mekong River Commission and Morocco exchange water management experience

Representatives from the Mekong River Commission (MRC) made its first visit to Morocco to exchange experience on water resources management. This is the first visit, supported and hosted by Morocco,


Media Contact

For media inquires email huonglien@mrcmekong.org or mrcmedia@mrcmekong.org or view the Contact page here