Announcements

Indigenous Peoples' Data During COVID-19: From External to Internal

Governments have used real-time data and disease trackers quantifying the size, spread, and distribution of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) that emerged in 2019 to inform and influence decision and policy making. Indigenous Peoples have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19, whether through infection, fatality, economic ...

Opportunity: Lower Mekong Network Facilitator

We are recruiting for a new LMN Facilitator. This role will be held by an independent consultant and contracted through the McConnell Foundation.   Opening Date: 15 March 2021 Closing Date: 15 April 2021 Submission: Proposals should be sent to LMN@mcconnellfoundation.org by the closing date. BACKGROUND Launched in 2016, ...

[Online via Zoom] Water Governance in Southeast Asia: A Roundtable Discussion on the Mekong River Basin

This Roundtable focuses on the water governance and water management challenges in Southeast Asia, particularly in the Mekong River basin. We will examine questions of environmental justice with a panel of experts on the region, whose interests include—specifically in relation to the Mekong—issues of political ...

Call for Applications: Mekong Data Journalism Fellowship 2021

The East-West Center and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, in partnership with the Stimson Center, are jointly offering Fellowships to journalists from Mekong Basin countries that aim to strengthen their data-journalism skills and support data-driven investigations into water security challenges and solutions in the Mekong region.  The Fellowship will provide selected Fellows the opportunity to gain an increased understanding of issues related to ...

Annual Country Reviews 2020-21 by Mekong Land Research Forum

The Annual Country Reviews reflect upon current land relations in the Mekong Region, and has been produced for researchers, practitioners and policy advocates operating in the field. Specialists have been selected from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam to briefly answer the following two questions: 1. ...

Small Grants Fund - Global Forest Watch

Civil Society Organizations operating in and around forested areas are some of the most effective champions of forest conservation and management. However, they frequently lack the resources or knowledge of how to incorporate the latest forest-monitoring technology into their research, advocacy, and field work. The ...

[CLOSED!] Call for National Researchers for the Global Data Barometer – Asia Region: Deadline for applications extended to February 28, 2021

[Application is now closed!] Open Data for Development Asia Hub (D4DAsia) is currently seeking independent, country-level researchers (individuals or institutions) for the following 14 countries: Indonesia; Philippines; Singapore; Cambodia; Lao PDR; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam; Sri Lanka; India; Nepal; Bangladesh; Taiwan; and Japan. Selected researchers will act as national researchers ...

Year-end Dialogue Forum: Green Recovery: Moving Beyond the Pandemic

The monthly forum to “bridge the gap” and “connect the dots” of different views and opinions as well as bits of information to create one big picture for better understanding in society. In times when society has become widened with gaps and differences of views and ...

Virtual Conference on Sustainable Development and the Future of the Mekong

The Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP) is going to organize a virtual conference on “Sustainable Development and the Future of the Mekong” on 26-27 October 2020 via Zoom. For those participants who wish to attend in this virtual event, please complete the reply form ...

Open Development Mekong joined IDRC, OD4D and UNFPA in the 2020 Virtual UN World Data Forum

The pre-recorded session for the upcoming 2020 Virtual UN World Data Forum on (TA1) Data for Development: towards a more integrated agenda from the global south is now available.   About the session: Data is a crucial resource for the 21st century, for monitoring and achieving the SDGs, ...

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