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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 [...]

Where the Rivers Meet: Our Future Community Leaders

By Weaving Bond Across Borders, 3rd April 2019 This publication features stories of women who sharing their struggling, experiences, commitment, work and their encouragements to make changes in the society. There are 14 stories in this publication. Read story [...]

Disasters from oversea investment projects, who is responsible for?

By  Flower of Salween 15th November 2018 Thailand is progressive for the public participation on implementation large development projects which require developers conduct the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and the Social Impact Assessment (SIA) before implement projects. Moreover, the right [...]

By |November 15th, 2018|Dams and development projects, Human Rights|

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 [...]

Thai Military Must Drop Unlawful Charges Against Academics

By Mekong Youth Assembly and Networks We, the undersigned organizations, call on the Thai authorities to immediately drop all charges against academics and participants who attended a recent conference in Chiang Mai, and to uphold academic freedom in line with [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Campaigns, Human Rights|

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 protect the Salween River, we [...]

Mekong Youth Advocacy Training

By |March 3rd, 2016|Human Rights, Video, Youth Empowerment|

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 that might be a point [...]

By |November 18th, 2015|Human Rights, Youth Empowerment|

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 are now, we even could [...]

By |October 14th, 2015|Dams and development projects, Human Rights|

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 is the heart and soul [...]

By |July 21st, 2015|Human Rights, Youth Empowerment|