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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|

The voice’s Vietnam youth to ASEAN Community

By Thuan Nguyen This past April 2015, I had a chance to participate in the ASEAN Youth Forum, held in the capital city of Malaysia, the beautiful and magnificent city of Kuala Lumpur. The Forum [...]

May 22nd, 2015|

Open the door for the world

By Chheng Hour Veng (The voice of Cambodia Youth) I participated in the 2015 ASEAN Youth Forum which is held in Malaysia where my first time abroad that makes me more independent is, more experiences, [...]

May 15th, 2015|

ASEAN Youth Forum: Where is my voice?

By Flower of Salween I participated in the 2015 ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF), held in Malaysia, which was both enjoyable and very powerful. Youth from the ASEAN community, including people from Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, [...]

May 1st, 2015|

The Statement of Mong Pan (Mongton) Local Communities on proposed Mongton dam

10 March 2015 We, a local people from Mong Pan and Mongton where each township is 33 miles distance from the proposed Mongton hydropower project have not received any information relating to the project. We [...]

March 24th, 2015|

Cambodian Villagers Threaten Renewed Protests Against Dam Developer

Indigenous villagers perform a spiritual ceremony to curse the developer of the Lower Sesan 2 dam in Stung Treng province, Feb. 28, 2015. Hundreds of indigenous villagers on Monday threatened to continue protests [...]

March 16th, 2015|

Dam public consultation ends in protest, criticism

By Lun Min Mang Doubts surrounded both the conduct and the outcome of the first public consultation meeting on the Mong Ton Dam in Taunggyi yesterday. Activists wearing headbands calling for an end to dams [...]

March 16th, 2015|