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Mekong Environment and Climate Symposium 2010


Description of thematic session objectives and contents


   26-27 April 2010

    InterContinental Asiana Saigon
    Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam


Click here for programme overview



The participation fee is US$ 10 (to be paid on site). Journalists and student may request for fee waiver. Click here to download the registration form [updated 17-Mar-10]

Exhibition Registration

At the occasion of the Forum, organisations, companies, or institutions will be enabled to exhibit their activities, or products. Click here to download the registration form for participation in the exhibition

Deadline for exhibition registration
   1 April 2010

Notification of acceptance of exhibit
   20 April 2010


Day trip to visit the Mekong Delta
   25th April 2010

The organizer arranges a day trip to visit the Mekong Delta for participants interested in visiting Ho Chi Minh City’s nearby attractions.


The organizer also invites all participants to attend the Reception Dinner on the 26th of April 2010. Please register.


Accomodation Notice

Participants who wish to stay at the InterContinental Asiana Saigon
may book the room with the cooperate rate:
- Deluxe single room: US$135++
- Double room: US$ 150++
- Club Deluxe single room: US$ 185++
- Double room: US$ 200++
  (rates are per night per room)

For more information of the hotel see

If you are looking for alternative
close to the venue, see the list of nearby hotels in the area.


Important Information

Click here to download the info for participants


For more information, please contact:

Sukthawee Suwannachairop
Climate Change and Adaptation Initiative Communication Officer, Environment Division
Mekong River Commission (MRC)
Tel: +856 21 263 263 Ext. 2415
Fax: +856 21 263 264


Environment Division of the Mekong River Commission would like to announce the "Mekong Environment and Climate Symposium 2010" which is to be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam on the 26th-27th of April 2010.

At the event, there will be 5 thematic sessions:

Thematic session 1 "Development of Methodology and Tools for protection of the Mekong River environment"

Thematic session 2 "Environmental knowledge sharing for the Mekong River"

Thematic session 3 "Bridging environmental policy, decision makers and stakeholders on Mekong environmental protection and conservation plans of action"

Thematic session 4 "Preparedness and adaptive capacity to Mekong environment changes and climate risks"

Thematic session 5 "Partnership and collaboration for a sustainable Mekong environment"

We aim to organize the event as an interactive platform for stakeholders and concerned citizen to share, discuss, and connect in a permissive atmosphere.

Stakeholders from the MRC Member Countries (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam), Dialogue Partners (China and Myanmar), donor agencies, MRC Programmes, scientists from the Mekong River Basin and the international community, international and national civil society organisations, journalists, and local communities are expected to join the forum.


Updated: April 20, 2010

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