7 April 2023
5 April 2023
The Mekong River Commission (MRC) on Monday announced the winners of its first-ever River Monitoring Technology Competition for Mekong university students, as part of its broader effort to pursue innovative technologies that help protect Southeast Asia’s largest river – and simultaneously promote the region’s technological self-reliance.
4 April 2023
In his second State of the Mekong Address, the top executive of the Mekong River Commission today described how – despite meaningful progress to better protect Southeast Asia’s largest river – it faces “alarming” trends in five critical areas: water flow regime, nourishing sediment, salinity intrusion, plastics pollution, and climate change-driven flood and drought.
4 April 2023
21 February 2023
The Mekong River Commission released two flagship documents today, aiming to maximise the potential benefits of hydropower and other water related development projects while minimising significant harmful impact—on the environment and the millions of people living along this Southeast Asia’s largest river.
10 January 2023
The 4th MRC Summit and International Conference will occur in person from 2 to 5 April 2023 in Vientiane, Lao PDR. This MRC’s highest-political event will see the six riparian countries discuss the latest developments, opportunities, and innovative solutions to unprecedented challenges facing the Mekong River—Southeast Asia’s largest waterway—from water-related development impacts to climate change.
Morocco and MRC Strengthen Cooperation with Establishment of Educational Visitor Centre and Exchange of Expertise
29 December 2022
21 December 2022
The Mekong River Commission is sounding the alarm on the growing challenge of macroplastics and microplastics, urging its four Member Countries to establish a joint, permanent mechanism to monitor and clean up pollutants that seep into the soil, air and fisheries — and can affect both the ecosystem and human health.
28 November 2022
18 November 2022
The Mekong River Commission will soon host its 13th Regional Stakeholder Forum, in which the MRC will not only provide updates of hydropower projects along Southeast Asia’s largest river, but will feature the deepening cooperation with activists who speak for the interests of millions of fishing and farming families in the Mekong.