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About Mekong Youth Assembly

Mekong Youth Assembly is a network of youth who come from the six countries that share the Mekong River: Tibet/China, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. We aim to encourage all youths in the Mekong countries to bring about change in environmental concerns by working with their communities.

Disasters from oversea investment projects, who is responsible for?

By  Flower of Salween 15th November 2018 Thailand is progressive for the public participation on implementation large development projects which require developers conduct the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and the Social Impact Assessment (SIA) before implement projects. Moreover, the right [...]

By |November 15th, 2018|Dams and development projects, Human Rights|

Youth Voices: The new generation of Salween

By Kanokphorn Janploy September 29,2018 The youths and children show their solidarity to protect Salween River. Photo by Thanakrit Thongfa “Sharing on the value of Salween river Youth Camp” is like a creating space or community capacity building [...]

Mekong youth voice: A voice at international forum

June 24, 2018 By Mekong Youth Assembly As a young woman who always advocates for youth voice to protect Mekong river, Saroeurn Leakhena, a young activist traveled to attend the 8th World Water Forum  “Sharing Water” that was held from [...]

By |June 24th, 2018|Youth Empowerment|

Statement of Save the Mekong Coalition on World Water Day, 22 March 2018

Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018 On the occasion of World Water Day, the Save the Mekong Coalition, together with civil society and community partners from Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam, make this statement to express our concern for the [...]

By |March 28th, 2018|Dams and development projects|

Mekong Youth Assembly and International Rivers Submission to Representative of Malaysia to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

        The Mekong Youth Assembly and International Rivers are pleased to provide this submission to Edmund Bon Tai Soon, the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), with observations and suggestions on the environment and the rights [...]

Study Trip to Ban Haeng village, Thailand

Note taken by Sotheara from Cambodia Mekong Youth Assembly had a meeting with the community representatives to learn and to discuss about their concerns, and how they are coping with struggles due to the coal development project. The community representatives [...]

A Walk Along the Mekong, River of Life

By Tom Weerachat A young boy poses with fish from the Mekong River in Si Phan Don, Chapasak, Southern Laos. Photo by Dorn Bouttasing. This image was presented as part of the “Mekong, River of Life” exhibit in Chiang [...]

Thai Military Must Drop Unlawful Charges Against Academics

By Mekong Youth Assembly and Networks We, the undersigned organizations, call on the Thai authorities to immediately drop all charges against academics and participants who attended a recent conference in Chiang Mai, and to uphold academic freedom in line with [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Campaigns, Human Rights|

Curriculum on Ecological Child Rights in Mekong Development: A Guide Book for Young Trainers

When a development project takes place in a community, it can have both positive and negative impacts on the people and ecology, where we live. In particularly, the group of people who can least protect themselves are the children and [...]

50th years terre des hommes Germany

By |June 13th, 2017|Video|