International relations

New project endeavors to intensify Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Mechanism

A new project that aims to strengthen the capacities of key actors in delivering the objectives of the Mekong-Lancang Cooperation is being officially launched today as the Thailand Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), the Embassy of P.R. China in Thailand, and Mekong Institute (MI) sign ...

Mekong moments from above

Mekong Tourism launches an aerial video and photography campaign ‘Mekong From Above’ to boost travel awareness in the six-country region. Mekong From Above invites photo and video enthusiasts to present their best aerial shots that showcase the life and landscapes of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) ...

42nd Meeting of the GMS Tourism Working Group (TWG-42)

The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Tourism Working Group will hold its 42nd meeting (TWG-42) on 4–5 December 2018 in Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province, Viet Nam. The meeting will review the implementation status of the GMS Tourism Sector Strategy 2018–2025, including priority tourism development programs and ...

2nd Meeting of the GMS Working Group on Health Cooperation (WGHC-2)

The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Working Group on Health Cooperation will convene its second meeting (WGHC-2) on 10–11 December 2018 in Yangon, Myanmar. WGHC-2 is expected to review and formally endorse the final draft of the GMS Health Cooperation Strategy 2019–2023. The strategy provides a framework ...

10th GMS Economic Corridors Forum (ECF-10)

The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Corridors Forum (ECF) in 2018 marks the 20th year of the GMS economic corridor development approach since its formal adoption at the 6th GMS Ministerial Conference in 1998 to accelerate subregional development. It is the 10th year of the forum ...

Lancang-Mekong Cooperation: A Cambodian Perspective

The China-led Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) project, launched in 2015, is going to be a dominant sub-regional mechanism in the Mekong sub-region. It is the key instrument for China’s multilateral engagement in the greater Mekong sub-region, which is a growth centre as well as a strategic ...

Deadline of application for Lancang-Mekong Business Forum extended

Deadline of application for the Lancang-Mekong Business Forum is extended until November 10 for Thai participants.   Click here to register   ...

1st Lancang-Mekong Business Forum

Mekong Institute (MI), together with the Ministry of Commerce of the Royal Government of Thailand, is set to host the 1st Lancang-Mekong Business Forum this November 15-16, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. Please submit the completed application form to Mr. Ronnarit Chaiyo-saeng( by October 24, 2018. More details  ...

World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam

The World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018 (WEF ASEAN 2018) with theme “ASEAN 4.0: Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution” will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam from September 11 to 13. The event is expected to feature 55 discussion sessions on issues of interest to the governments, businesses ...

Lower Mekong Research Symposium

Lower Mekong Research Symposium: Collaboration through Effective Sharing of Data and Computational Resources will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on September 6-7, 2018.  Recognizing the value of sharing knowledge, tools, and best practices to tackle globally relevant challenges, the University of Virginia and its ...

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