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"We believe that a healthy Mekong River is vital for the prosperity and sustainability of the region. Every effort must be made to support and preserve the river’s rich biodiversity and ecosystem, as well as the lives, cultures and traditions that it supports."

Save the Mekong November 25, 2015

Mekong, the river of nine dragons

The Mekong is one of the great rivers of the world. Born at 5000 meters altitude in the Tibetan Plateau and after crossing China, Burma, Thailand, enters in Laos and Cambodia to die in the China Sea, South of Vietnam.

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Dam Locations and Status

The Mekong River is under threat. The governments of Cambodia, Laos and Thailand are planning eleven big hydropower dams on the Mekong River’s mainstream. If built, the dams would block major fish migrations and disrupt this vitally important river, placing at risk millions of people who depend upon the Mekong for their food security and income.

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News - Updates

Mekong Watch Statement: Grave damage caused by dam collapse in southern Laos Funds from Japan involved in the project development

Donor countries and development agencies must support the Lao government in seeking compensation from the dam companies, and re-direct their aid policies that rely on hydropower development   On July 23rd, a devastating incident occurred in the Sanamxay District of Attapeu Province in southern Laos. The top of a saddle dam (*1) installed at one of the […]

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សេចក្តីថ្លែងការណ៍របេ់ Save the Mekong អំពីការបាក្់ទំនប់ននគំសោងវារីអគគីេនី Xe Pian – Xe Nam Noy

Save the Mekong  ថ្ែលជាេម្ព័នធននអងគការម្ិនថ្ម្នរដ្ឋាភិបាល ក្ក្ុម្េហគម្ន៍ និងក្បជាពលរែាថ្ែលមានការយក្ចិត្តទុក្ដ្ឋក្់ក្ពួយបារម្ភពីេុខទុក្ខទសនែសម្គងគក្នុងត្ំបន់ េូម្េថ្ម្ែងនូវសេចក្តីភ្ញាក្់ស្អើល និងក្ពួយបារម្ភចំស ោះការបាក្់ទំនប់ននគំសោងវារីអគគិេនី Xe Pian – Xe Nam Noy  សៅក្បសទេឡាវ និងេូម្ចូលរួម្ថ្ចក្រំថ្លក្ទុក្ខែ៏ក្ជាលសក្ៅចំស ោះេហគម្ន៍ថ្ែលរងសក្រោះសដ្ឋយសារសសាក្នាែក្ម្មសនោះ ទំងសៅក្បសទេឡាវភ្ញគខាងត្បូង និងសៅតាម្ត្ំបន់ថ្ខែទឹក្ខាងសក្កាម្ននក្បសទេក្ម្ពុជា។ READ MORE >> StM statement on Lao Dam collape_Khmer

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សេចក្តីថ្លែងការណ៍នៃសម្ព័ន្ធសង្រ្គោះទន្លេមេគង្គ ទាក់ទិននឹងសេចក្តីជូនដំណឹងនៃទំនប់ប៉ាក់ឡាយ

នៅថ្ងៃទី១៣ខែមិថុនា រដ្ឋាភិបាលសាធារណរដ្ឋប្រជាមានិតឡាវ ធ្វើការជូនដំណឹងជាផ្លូវការ ដល់​គណៈកម្មការទន្លេមេគង្គ (MRC) ពីការតាំងចិត្តរបស់ខ្លួន ដើម្បីសាងសង់ទំនប់ប៉ាក់ឡាយ នៅលើតួមេនៃ​ទន្លេមេគង្គ។ សេចក្តីជូនដំណឹងនេះ ធ្វើឲ្យនីតិវិធីនៃការពិគ្រោះយោបល់ជាមុន កើតមានឡើង ដោយអនុលោមទៅតាមនីតិវិធីសម្រាប់ការជូនដំណឹង ការពិគ្រោះយោបល់ជាមុន និងការព្រមព្រៀង នៃកិច្ចព្រមព្រៀងមេគង្គឆ្នាំ១៩៩៥ ។ ទំនប់ប៉ាក់ឡាយ គឺជាទំនប់ទីបួននៅលើតួមេនៃទន្លេមេគង្គ ដែលបានដាក់ជូនសម្រាប់នីតិវិធីនេះ។​   READ MORE >>Save the Mekong Letter on Pak Lay Notification-19July – KHMER

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แถลงการณ์พันธมิตรเพื่อการปกป้องแม่น้ำโขง เกี่ยวกับการพังของเขื่อนเซเปียน-เซน้ำน้อย 28 ก.ค. 61

พันธมิตรเพื่อการปกป้องแม่น้ำโขงซึ่งเป็นพันธมิตรองค์กรพัฒนาเอกชน องค์กรชุมชน และพลเมืองผู้ใส่ใจในลุ่มน้ำโขง ขอแสดงความตกใจ และความกังวลเกี่ยวกับการพังทลายของโครงการไฟฟ้าพลังน้ำเซเปียน-เซน้ำน้อยในประเทศลาว เมื่อเร็วๆ นี้ และขอแสดงความเสียใจอย่างสุดซึ้งต่อชุมชนที่ได้รับผลกระทบจากภัยพิบัติครั้งนี้ ทั้งในลาวใต้และชุมชนด้านท้ายน้ำในประเทศกัมพูชา อ่านเพิ่มเติม >> STM Statement on Lao Dam Collapse_Final – TH

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StM Statement on the Collapse of the Xe Pian – Xe Nam Noy Hydropower Project

Save the Mekong, a coalition of non-government organizations, community-based groups and concerned citizens within the Mekong region, wish to express our shock and concern at the recent collapse of the Xe Pian – Xe Nam Noy hydropower project in Laos, and our deep condolences to communities affected by this tragedy, both in southern Laos and […]

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แถลงการณ์พันธมิตรเพื่อปกป้องแม่น้ำโขง กรณีเขื่อนปากลาย 19 ก.ค. 61

พันธมิตรเพื่อปกป้องแม่น้ำโขง (Save the Mekong Coaltion) ได้ส่งแถลงการณ์ถึงคณะกรรมการแม่น้ำโขงและตัวแทนรัฐบาลทั้ง 4 ประเทศ กรณีการสร้างเขื่อนปากลาย เขื่อนบนแม่น้ำโขงสายหลักแห่งที่ 4 โดยรัฐบาลลาว  ในแถลงการณ์ระบุว่า  ตามที่ เมื่อวันที่ 13 มิถุนายน 2561 รัฐบาลลาวได้แจ้งอย่างเป็นทางการไปยังคณะกรรมาธิการแม่น้ำโขง กรณีการสร้างเขื่อนปากลาย ตามข้อตกลงแม่น้ำโขงปี 2538 เครือข่ายพันธมิตรแห่งลุ่มน้ำโขงมีความกังวลเป็นอย่างยิ่งต่อ แผนการเตรียมกระบวนการแจ้งและปรึกษาหรือล่วงหน้าในครั้งนี้ อ่านต่อ >> Save the Mekong Letter on Pak Lay Notification-19July – TH

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StM Statement Regarding the Pak Lay Dam Notification

Statement of the Save the Mekong Coalition Regarding the Pak Lay Dam Notification On 13 June, the Government of Laos formally notified the Mekong River Commission (MRC) of its intention to construct the Pak Lay dam on the mainstream of the Mekong River. The notification triggers the Prior Consultation procedure under the Procedures for Notification, Prior […]

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