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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|

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 [...]

December 16th, 2016|

Youth group traveled there to learn about community’s participation on forest and river management

By Dokkeo Sykham (The Voices of Lao Youth) Welcomed ceremony by community leaders, introduction the community history and anti-dam movement presentation.  Six youths from Laos traveled to join Kaenseuaten trip with Mekong school [...]

August 13th, 2016|

Joint Statement: Mekong Youth Assembly for Sustaining Mekong Children Livelihoods

Joint Statement Mekong Youth Assembly for Sustaining Mekong Children Livelihoods 4 August 2016 Keynotes: Destructive development projects have destroyed our natural environment, and violated the human rights of children in the Mekong Region; Governments have [...]

August 10th, 2016|

The Case Studies of Ecological Child Rights

By Mekong Youth Assembly Case study 1: Blood Sugar “Kohkong Sugarcane Plantation, Cambodia” In August 2006, the Cambodian Government granted economic concessions in Koh Kong Province to two Cambodian sugar companies (Koh Kong Plantation and [...]

July 23rd, 2016|

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 [...]

July 23rd, 2016|

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 [...]

July 7th, 2016|

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 [...]

June 25th, 2016|

A Journey to Remembrance: Children’s Simple Story of Lives and the River

“The municipality office is over there.” “Ah, yes,” a 12-year-old girl stopped cycling to reply to a question from a stranger after he asked her for directions. “Could I talk with you for awhile? [...]

May 19th, 2016|

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 [...]

March 4th, 2016|

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 [...]

February 2nd, 2016|

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 [...]

January 23rd, 2016|