Mekong-U.S. Partnership Joint Statement

The United States and Mekong Partner countries released a Joint Statement on the launch of the Mekong-U.S. Partnership.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus on the Mekong-U.S. Partnership

State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus delivers a video message on the Mekong-U.S. Partnership

Secretary of State Pompeo Statement on the launch of the Mekong-U.S. Partnership

Secretary of State Pompeo's statement following the inaugural Mekong-U.S. Partnership Ministerial Meeting notes the common principles, shared priorities, and current challenges facing the Mekong sub-region that form the basis of the longstanding and ongoing cooperation between the United States and the countries in the Mekong sub-region. The United States welcomes this expanded partnership and remains…

Mekong-U.S. Partnership Fact Sheet

The Department of State released a comprehensive Fact Sheet during the launch of the Mekong-U.S. Partnership highlighting accomplishments and identifying next steps in Mekong-U.S. cooperation. New areas of cooperation under the Mekong-U.S. Partnership include expanded support for public health and pandemic response, water data information sharing, countering transnational crime and the trafficking of persons, drugs,…

Deputy Secretary of State Launches new Mekong-U.S. Partnership

Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Beigun and the Foreign Ministers of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam launched the Mekong-U.S. Partnership at the first Mekong-U.S. Partnership Ministerial Meeting held online on September 11. The ASEAN Secretary General joined this inaugural meeting. With this new Partnership, the United States and Mekong partner countries are building…

Japan-U.S. Joint Statement on Japan-U.S.-Mekong Power Partnership (JUMPP)

The United States and Japan released a Joint Statement on the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Japan-U.S.-Mekong Power Partnership (JUMPP). This statement affirms the commitment promoting regional energy integration and market development and accelerate Mekong sub-regional infrastructure connectivity. It also highlights projects supported by JUMPP over the last year.

Mekong Research Symposium 2021

This event will bring together scientists, academia, the public, civil society, and government to develop collaborative approaches to address regional challenges.

Webinar: Fostering Solutions and Collaboration for a Sustainable Mekong River Delta

Mark your calendars for July 14 from 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM EDT for the Fostering Solutions and Collaboration for a Sustainable Mekong River Delta webinar, where global and regional experts will discuss the threats to the Mekong River Delta including increasing saltwater intrusion and drought. The Mekong River is home to one of the most productive and biodiverse…

LMI Annual Scientific Symposium

Yangon, Myanmar, December 12-13, 2019. Over 100 researchers and scientists from the U.S. and the five countries of the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) – Myanmar, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam – gathered for the LMI Young Scientist Program annual symposium in Yangon December 12-13. Forty young scientists from the five Lower Mekong countries presented their…

Lower Mekong Initiative 10th Anniversary

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Master Plan of Action 2016-2020 pdf

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Viet Nam Offers Teachers Incentives to Use COMET Signature Education Approach

The benefits of dynamic teaching approaches that strengthen students' soft skills are being recognized in several of the COMET Mekong Learning Centers.  At Hue Industrial College in Viet Nam, the administration now provides incentives to instructors who use COMET's signature MekongSkills2Work approach: one credit-hour of teaching using the MS2W approach is counted as 1.2 credit-hours…