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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 [...]

September 29th, 2018|

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 [...]

June 24th, 2018|

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 [...]

March 28th, 2018|

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 [...]

December 19th, 2017|

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 [...]

December 19th, 2017|

The Mekong Youth Environment Symposium

By Sotheara Pharn (Youth from Cambodia) I am so grateful for an opportunity to participate in a 3-day training workshop named “the Mekong Youth Environment Symposium” that was conducted in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 21st to [...]

December 10th, 2017|

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 [...]

August 22nd, 2017|

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 [...]

August 22nd, 2017|

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 [...]

June 16th, 2017|

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 [...]

April 19th, 2017|

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 [...]

February 2nd, 2017|

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 [...]

January 26th, 2017|