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Meet with Representatives of US Embassy in Cambodia (November 26, 2021)

Meet with Representatives of US Embassy in Cambodia (November 26, 2021)

Phnom Penh: H.E So Sophort, Secretary General of Cambodia National Mekong Committee (CNMC), led CNMC delegates to meet with representatives of US Embassy in Cambodia through a Video Conference to find out the process and implementation plan of the MRC's five-year Strategic Plan, participation of multi-stakeholders in the MRC forum, use of sustainable hydropower rapid assessment tool and Joint Study on Changing Patterns of Hydrological Conditions of Lancang-Mekong Basin. The CNMC delegates who participated in the discussion namely Mr. Sok Khom, Director of the Projects and Programs Department, and Mr. Chheang Hong, Director of the Information and Knowledge Management Department....

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Regional Workshop on the Development of New or Updated Management Plans for Priority Environmental Assets of Regional Importance (November 26, 2021)

Regional Workshop on the Development of New or Updated Management Plans for Priority Environmental Assets of Regional Importance (November 26, 2021)

H.E Pich Dun, Advisor to Cambodia National Mekong Committee lead officials from Cambodia participated in regional workshop on the development of new or updated management plans for priority environmental assets of regional importance and was attended by member countries, MRCS, and international consultants. Cambodia working group comes from Ministry of Environment, Fishery Administration, Tonle Sap Authority, and Cambodia National Mekong Committee. The objectives of workshop are: 1) Provide an overview of the regional guidance on developing new or updated management plans of regional importance for Member Countries and 2) Discuss on the first phase of implementing the project to develop new or updated management plans....

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Regional Consultation Meeting on the Draft Fishway Monitoring and Inspection Manual (November 26, 2021)

Regional Consultation Meeting on the Draft Fishway Monitoring and Inspection Manual (November 26, 2021)

Phnom Penh: Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) had organized the Regional Consultation Meeting on the draft Fishway Monitoring and Inspection Manual, which presided over and leaded the discussion by Mr. Bounttien Sanaxonh, Director of Planning Division, MRCS and participated by the EGPDs from the four member countries (Cambodia, Lao PDR., Thailand, and Viet Nam), relevant MRCS staff, and National and International Consultant. The EGPD from Cambodia leaded by His. Excellency Mr. Kol Vathana, Deputy Secretary General of the Cambodia National Mekong Committee (CNMC) and jointed by the relevant staff from CNMCS, National Consultant, and relevant staff from line agencies, including, MOWRAM, MAFF, and TA. The main objectives of the Meeting is to present and finalize the draft Fishway Monitoring and Inspection Manual which was prepared for practical use by the staff engaging in monitoring and inspection of fishway on-site. As a result, the meeting had reviewed and clari...

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28th MRC Council Meeting and the 26th Development Partners Consultative Group Meeting (November 25, 2021)

28th MRC Council Meeting and the 26th Development Partners Consultative Group Meeting (November 25, 2021)

Phnom Penh: H.E Mr. Lim Kean Hor, Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology, Chairman of Cambodia National Mekong Committee and Member of the MRC Council for Cambodia led the Cambodia Delegation, comprising representatives of line Ministries and Agencies to attend the 28th MRC Council Meeting and the 26th Development Partners Consultative Group Meeting. The 28th MRC Council Meeting and the 26th Development Partners Consultative Group Meeting were chaired by Excellency General Prawit Wongsuwon, Deputy Prime Minister and Member of the MRC Council for Thailand, the Chairperson of the MRC Council for 2021 and were attended by the Ministerial MRC Council Members of other three countries, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam, representatives of the Development Partners, Dialogue Partners, regional and international organizations and key staff of the MRC Secretariat. The Meeting reviewed and discussed the progresses made on the implementation of MRC work and activities in 2021 with...

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National Consultation Meeting on Joint Environment Monitoring (November 22, 2021)

National Consultation Meeting on Joint Environment Monitoring (November 22, 2021)

H.E Te Navuth, Permanent Vice-chairman of Cambodia National Mekong Committee chaired and lead the national consultation meeting on Joint Environment Monitoring (JEM) Pilots’ Final Report and with the participation from relevant line agencies such as Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Public Work and Transport, Fishery Administration, Tonle Sap Authority, Royal University of Phnom Penh, NGO Forum, Cambodia National Mekong Committee and MRCS. The objectives of meeting are: 1. Discuss and feedback on the final draft of JEM pilot’s report 2. Disseminate the result of JEM pilot with relevant stakeholders and 3. Review and discuss on the recommendations of JEM pilot (Xayaburi and Don Sahong hydropower) in the context of transboundary impact assessment....

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