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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.

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|

Mekong hydropower dams: ‘Green energy’ or ‘Green House Gases creators’?

By Mekong Youth Assembly Mekong Youth Assembly was invited to participate in the Pre-APFSD Youth Forum (Pre-Asia Pacific Forum Sustainable Development Youth Forum) which took place 22th – 25th March 2017, before the annual ministerial convening of the UN member [...]

Mekong Campaign Materials

These campaign messages are from local community along the Mekong. Translated to Mekong languages by members of the Mekong Youth Assembly. Please feel free to use in your activity to help save the Mekong! The Materials for the Mekong campaign [...]

Ecological Child Rights in the International Levels

By Mekong Youth Assembly In September 23, 2016, Tom Weerachat represented the Mekong Youth Assembly to give a presentation at the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of General Discussion on Children’s Rights and the Environment (DGD16) at Palais [...]

By |January 26th, 2017|Campaigns, Ecological Child Rights, Youth Empowerment|

Come to stand up for Ecological Child Rights together

By |January 16th, 2017|Ecological Child Rights, Video|

Raising Ecological Child Rights in Germany

By |January 16th, 2017|Ecological Child Rights, Other News, Video|

We are standing for Ecological Child Rights

By Mekong Youth Assembly “I want to live in a safe environment now and in the future, and I want my voice to be heard”, a young Lao youth representative from Mekong Youth Assembly said as she expressed how she [...]

By |December 16th, 2016|Other News|