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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.

The Concept of Ecological Child Rights

By Mekong Youth Assembly I. Ecological Child Rights The last few decades have seen a huge rise in public awareness regarding the causes and effects of human-induced environmental degradation. Worldwide, people are experiencing the negative impact of water and food [...]

Planned Ywarthit mega-dam on Salween River threatens Karenni communities

Ko Thaike (The Voice of Myanmar Youth) The Salween River is the last major free flowing river in Southeast Asia, and it is currently under threat from mega hydropower dam projects. If we do not protect the Salween River, we [...]

A Na Xi Women’s Life Story

The Voices of Na Xi Youth Today, many women are still facing gender discrimination in their family, schools, workplaces and society. When a woman doesn’t have a ‘stable’ job, her position in the family and her social status become much [...]

By |June 25th, 2016|Other News|

Mekong Campaign: The Youth’s Dream for Future Mekong

By |May 19th, 2016|Video|

Dream of Youth for the Future Mekong

By |May 19th, 2016|Video|

Mekong Campaign 2016: The Youth’s Dream for Future Mekong

Concept: 100 youth representatives from the Mekong region have joined the campaign to save the Mekong River from a series of hydropower dams that threaten the region’s food security. Mekong countries have different political systems, and in many counties such as [...]

By |March 4th, 2016|Campaigns|

Video Workshop for Change and WriteShop for Change

Organizer: Mekong Youth Assembly, International Accountability Project, iMekong Video Workshop for Change Concept: Call for youth who are members and partners of the Mekong Youth Assembly who are interested in working in Video Advocacy to promote ecological child rights and [...]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Youth Empowerment|

From Learning To Experiencing

Field trips to high school in the remote areas of Vinh Long and Can Tho STUDENTS AT THOI LAI HIGH SCHOOL ARE HOLDING THE NOTEBOOK WITH INFORMATION OF MEKONG RIVER Photo: Ly Van Loi By NGUYEN KHIEM (The Voice [...]

By |January 23rd, 2016|Youth Empowerment|

Training workshop program analysis of the impact of Don Sahong dam to the prosperity of the Mekong river.

By NGUYEN KHIEM (The voice of Vietnam Youth) THE PARTICIPANTS SIGNED THEIR NAMES AS A COMMITMENT TO PROTECT THE MEKONG RIVER Twenty active youths from eight of thirteen provinces of the Mekong Delta had provoking discussions about Don Sahong Dam’s Impacts on [...]

By |November 24th, 2015|Dams and development projects, Youth Empowerment|

From CRC to ECR: It’s called ‘inspiration and motivation’

By Dokkeo Sykham (The voice of Lao youth) “What is CRC?” that was the question I asked myself since I first heard from one woman by chance during her conservation with her companies. I realized that might be a point [...]

By |November 18th, 2015|Human Rights, Youth Empowerment|