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media release Launches Two Joint Projects to Better Manage the Mekong Basin Resources and Address Flood and Drought Issues Cover   17th January 2018 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Mekong River Commission Launches Two Joint Projects to Better Manage the Mekong Basin Resources and Address Flood and Drought Issues

*Vientiane, Lao PDR, 17 January 2018* – The Mekong River Commission launched two joint projects between Cambodia and Lao PDR, and Cambodia and Thailand to better manage the Mekong basin resources and address flood and drought issues, at a kick-off meeting held yesterday in Vientiane.
Water security and integrated river basin management 1   15th January 2018 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Mekong River Commission, Korea Development Institute Discuss Knowledge Sharing Programme

*Vientiane, Lao PDR, 15 January 2018* – Water security and integrated river basin management, challenges and opportunities in hydropower development, and future direction of sustainable hydropower development in the Mekong basin are some of the main topics specialists from the Mekong River Commission and Korea Development Institute discussed last Friday at a regional working session held in Vientiane.
Mekong River Strengthens Research Collaboration   3rd January 2018 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Joint Visit to the Mekong River Strengthens Research Collaboration

*On 13 and 14 December,* representatives from the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Member Countries, China, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), and the MRC Secretariat made a joint visit to the Mekong River. The visit, which focused on a stretch of the river that runs through Nakhon Phanom in Thailand, was organized as part of the Joint Research on Hydrological Impacts of the Lancang Hydropower Cascade on Downstream Extreme Events – a cooperative activity between the MRC and the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism.

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mrc 15th January 2018 to 19th January 2018

Weekly Upcoming Events: 15-19 January 2018

*UPCOMING EVENTS* 
mrc 8th January 2018 to 12th January 2018

Weekly Upcoming Events: 8 – 12 January 2018

*UPCOMING EVENTS* 
mrc 5th January 2018 , Pattaya, Thailand,

The 18th Meeting of the Mekong River Commission Council

*The MRC Council held its Twenty Fourth Meeting on 29 November 2017 in Pattaya, Thailand*

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JEP9869 edit   17th January 2017 , Vientiane, Lao PDR

Pak Beng hydropower project

The Pak Beng hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong mainstream in the northern territory of Lao PDR. The run-of-river project with capacity of 912 MW and the average annual generation of 4,775 GWh is expected to produce power for domestic supply and export. The dam is located between the Jinghong hydropower project in China and the Xayaburi hydropower project in Laos.
BDP-consultation2014.jpg   20th November 2014 to 22nd November 2014 , Siem Reap, Cambodia

4th Regional Forum on the Basin Development Strategy

*Moving towards optimal development of the Mekong River Basin*
mrc 20th November 2014 to 22nd November 2014 , Siem Reap, Cambodia

4th BDP Regional Forum on the Basin Development Strategy - Powerpoint Presentations