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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|

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 [...]

November 24th, 2015|

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 [...]

November 18th, 2015|

The Resettlement site: Better lives or more poverty?

By Dokkeo Sykham (The voice of Lao youth) “They (dam developer) said that our lives would be better, we would have lot of money and good houses, we would be happier. But, look what we [...]

October 14th, 2015|

Ecological Child Rights Curriculum Workshop #1 Coming soon!

By Mekong Youth Assembly The Mekong Region is rich in ethnic and cultural diversity, natural resources, watersheds and biodiversity. The Mekong River, or “Mother River”, is much more than just a natural resource. The river [...]

July 21st, 2015|

Young Human Rights Defenders: From the Mekong Region to ASEAN

By Dokkeo Sykham (The voice of Lao youth) “Even though we come here with different issues, we are here to achieve the same goal. We work to strengthen a common ground of respecting, promoting, and [...]

July 6th, 2015|

Where the Rivers Meet: Youth and Women’s Leadership Program (YLP)

Program Description: เนื้อหาของโปรแกรม Where the Rivers Meet is a regional programof Weaving Bonds Across Bordersto empower youth of the Mekong and Salween regions to take leadership roles on issues related with peacebuilding, community participation and [...]

July 6th, 2015|