Pattaya, Thailand, 28 Nov 2017
29 – 30 November 2017, Pattaya, Thailand, The Council Meeting is an annual ministerial meeting by the Council Members (natural resources and environment ministers) of the MRC to review and come to mutual conclusions on the management and development of water and related resources within the framework of the Agreement on Cooperation for Sustainable Development of the Mekong River Basin (the 1995 Mekong Agreement).
At the upcoming 24th Council Meeting, the Council Members will review MRC work in 2017 and together make a decision on future direction for MRC in 2018 and beyond. The agenda of the meeting will focus among other issues, on:
The MRC was established on 5 April 1995 when Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam altogether signed the1995 Mekong Agreement. It is the only inter-governmental organisation that works directly with the four governments to jointly manage the shared water resources and the sustainable development of the Mekong River. The MRC consists of three permanent bodies: (i) the Council, (ii) the Joint Committee, and (iii) the Secretariat.
For further information, please contact:
Le Thi Huong Lien, Communication Officer
Mekong River Commission Secretariat Vientiane, Lao PDR
Tel: + 856 21 263 263 Ext 4704 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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