The Mekong River is the world’s most productive freshwater fishery and the second most bio-diverse river after the Amazon. This unique and flourishing ecosystem is dependent on the rich sediment and nutrients carried by the river....
The U.S. Pacific Command successfully held their annual LMC Disaster Preparedness Workshop in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Sept 12-16, 2011. Pictures and slides attached.
Asian delegates visit research center:
Group working to develop river policy
June 06, 2011 7:59 PM
By KATHIE BASSETT
ALTON — Resulting from...
Vientiane, Lao PDR July 30, 2009
The Mekong River Commission and the Mississippi River Commission in the United States have announced their intention to cooperate on a wide range of water resources challenges common to both river basins...
Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
November 1, 2010
DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER HOR: (In Cambodian.)
SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much Deputy Prime...
Washington, DC - July 22, 2010
Following is the text of a joint statement by the United States, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam issued on July 22, 2010, in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Last year, the Foreign Ministers of the...
On July 22, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Foreign Ministers of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam met in Hanoi, Vietnam within the framework of the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI), to highlight the growing cooperation...
United States Joins Ministries of Health and Agriculture of the Lower Mekong Region in Hanoi to Discuss Regional and Bilateral Cooperation on Combating Infectious Diseases
Washington, DC - June 17, 2010
President Obama's Malaria...
May 12, 2010 – Vicksburg, Miss. – Two river management entities thousands of miles apart signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to create the first partnership between the Mekong River Commission and the...
The Lower Mekong Initiative
In July 2009, the United States joined these countries to launch the Lower Mekong Initiative in order to promote...