Working with MRC

The MRC provides a number of ways for individuals, organisations, universities, companies, and government to engage with the organisation. This section describes the procedures related to working with the MRC.


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The Human Resources Development Section (HRS) of the Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) manages MRCS employment opportunities, all of which are advertised on this website. HRS wants to ensure the development of the right skills, competencies, and organisational culture in the MRC in order to support full implementation of the MRC Strategic Plan. The HRD section manages the Integrated Capacity Building Programme whose role is to strengthen the professional capacity in the four riparian countries and to ensure that gender perspectives in water and related resources development are institutionalised. [browse opportunities]

Consultancies and Tenders

The MRC receives its funding from its MRC Member States--Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam and from a number of development partners. The MRC applies part of its funding for goods, works, related services and consulting services. Procurement will be conducted through MRC’s procedures and is open to all bidders. Specific procurement notices will be announced, as they become available on this website, on dgMarket and/or other media. Interested bidders who wish to be included on the mailing list to receive an invitation to bid or those requiring additional information, should contact the procurement unit. [browse opportunities]


The MRC Internship Programme offers opportunities for small group of university students and graduates to acquire hands on experience through the work programmes and other related works at the MRC Secretariat. [read more]

Junior Riparian Professionals

The Junior Riparian Professionals (JRP) project aims to provide training and hands-on experience to young riparian professionals in the core areas of Integrated Water Resources Management. The JRP project aims to promote the development of a regional network for Mekong cooperation, which involves the capacity building of forty promising young professionals from the Lower Mekong Basin. [read more]

Latest News

Germany supplies scientific equipment to MRC to monitor dam impacts

The government of Germany today provided equipment for the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to monitor transboundary environmental impacts from two mainstream dams on the Lower Mekong River.

MRC Secretariat, International Office for Water partner for better water and information management

Regional and national information management systems improvement, and exchanges of knowledge and staff are among the key areas to benefit from a new partnership between the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat and International Office for Water (OIEa

Facebook joins with Mekong River Commission to raise awareness about flood and drought in the Mekong

Facebook and the MRC Secretariat today launched a collaboration initiative to provide early flood alert and drought monitoring.

MRC Secretariat welcomes China’s pledge to share Mekong data but suggests harnessing existing platform

The Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) has welcomed a statement by Chinese Prime Minister, Li Keqiang, pledging to share year-round hydrological data with the Mekong countries.

Mekong countries urged to address low water flows: Mekong River Commission

The six Mekong countries are being urged to address regional low water flows as the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) endures record lows for the second consecutive year, according to a Mekong River Commission report.