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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 the environment and the rights [...]

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 development project. The community representatives [...]

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 27th September 2017.  The youth participants [...]

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 of Life” exhibit in Chiang [...]

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 themselves are the children and [...]

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 convening of the UN member [...]

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 Materials for the Mekong campaign [...]

Shining: Co-Powering Communities of Shan State (Myanmar)

By |July 25th, 2016|Dams and development projects, Video|

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 Koh Kong Sugar Industry), both [...]

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 [...]