The Council Study 8th Regional Technical Working Group Meeting

Council Study Ho Chi Minh

27-28 Mar 2017 at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam., 28th Mar 2017

The Mekong River Commission Secretariat and the member countries are organizing the Council Study 8th Regional Technical Working Group (RTWG) Meeting on 27-28 Mar 2017 at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. About 40 participants who coming from MRC secretariat including the MRC technical specialist, international and regional experts, senior technical officers from the member countries’ NMCs and line agencies, development partners participate in the Meeting.

The RTWG meeting is one of the most important technical platforms of the Council Study to oversee the overall progress as well provide technical guidance to the project implementation. The main objection of the 8th RTWG meeting aims to:

  1. Present and discuss overall progress and planning for each sector and discipline groups of the Council Study
  2. Present the results of the main development scenarios for CS
  3. Discuss and get approval on the proposed cumulative impact assessment design and methods, including use of indicators for analysis and communication of findings of the assessment
  4. To get approval on the sub-development scenarios for the selected thematic sector
  5. To get approval on the template of the final report for thematic and discipline team

The meeting was co-chaired by the Dr. Le Duc Trung, Secretary General of the Vietnam National Mekong Committee (VNMC) and Dr. Pham Tuan Phan, CEO of the MRC Secretariat.

For more information on the Council Study, please visit https://goo.gl/Y9j6ta

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