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The Young seed of Salween River

By Kanokphorn Chanphloi April 19th, 2019 Why must protect the Salween River? We asked the youth group representatives. One youth responded with an ambitious eye and a strong voice that “Salween is our life, it is our breath. We once [...]

Song ‘Salween in the world’

Messages from Mekong Youths: Protect Salween River Protect Ecological Child Rights

14th March 2019 By Mekong Youth Assembly To be in solidarity with local youths, children and communities who live along Salween river, Mekong Youths sending their messages to be united with local youths, children and communities to protect Salween river. [...]

6 Mekong languages of Curriculum of Ecological Child Rights in Mekong Development: A Guide Book for Young Trainers!

22nd January 2019  By Mekong Youth Assembly We are now pleased to announce that, our Curriculum of Ecological Child Rights in Mekong Development is translated into 6 Mekong languages: Chinese, Burmese, Lao, Thai, Khmer and Vietnam! 6 Mekong Languages [...]

Mekong Youth Assembly Statement on the Collapse of the Xe Pian Xe Nam Noy Hydropower Project in Laos

Mekong Youth Assembly Statement on the Collapse of the Xe Pian Xe Nam Noy Hydropower Project in Laos   We, the Mekong Youth Assembly, a self-organized network of youth from the six countries that share the Mekong River (Tibet/China, Cambodia, [...]

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 space or community capacity building [...]

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 [...]