Learn more about Mekong Partnership for the Environment through our quarterly update newsletter.

For more info, please contact: infompe@pactworld.org

 

MPE Update Newsletter -March 2017

Contents include:

  • Guidelines on Public Participation in EIA in the Mekong Region now available
  • Mekong EIA “Dream Team” Reaches the Final Mile
  • Changing the Conversation around Development Projects: Over 2000 Comments Received on Regional Public Participation Guidelines
  • Protect the Mekong: USAID’s Frontlines Features the Mekong Matters Journalism Network
  • U.S. Embassy in Burma Recognizes Women Environmental Leaders in Myanmar
  • Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues Matter: A Case Study On an Extractive Gold Mining Site in Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia
  • Communities’ new tool for participation: manual on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in the Mekong Region
  • New Cambodian and Myanmar Journalism Networks Call on Editors and Decision Makers to Support Environmental Reporting
  • Launch of Open Data Portal Brings Environment and Development Data to Myanmar
  • Environmental Protection by the Numbers: Vietnamese Journalists Learn to Use Data to Tell Stories

 

MPE Update Newsletter -November 2016

Contents include:

  • Regional Guidelines for Public Participation in EIA launched for public comment
  • Supporting Cambodian banks to agree to sustainability principles
  • Regional Civil Society partners joining forces to promote Public Participation in development
  • Our Mekong Matters network of journalists investigating Mekong River projects
  • Regional NGOs Convene in Myanmar to Improve Community Involvement in Infrastructure Decisions
  • Celebrating the 100th Edition of MPE Mekong News Digest: Equipping the Region’s Experts with Information
  • Civil Society Leaders Meet with Cambodian PM, Receive Support for Ongoing Dialogues
  • Local partners engaging governments and businesses
  • Many new resources and stories launched by MPE or with MPE support

 

MPE Update Newsletter -July 2016

Contents include:

  • Mekong governments and Civil Society Organizations advance development of Regional Guidelines for Public Participation in EIA
  • Launching the research report on Women Engagement in EIA, a Key to Meaningful Public Participation by MPE’s partner CECR
  • Regional Civil Society partners joining forces to promote Public Participation in development
  • Our Mekong Matters network of journalists investigating Mekong River projects
  • Local partners engaging in policy discussions and running community EIA trainings
  • Many new resources and stories launched by MPE or with MPE support

 

MPE Update Newsletter -May 2016

Contents include:

  • Consultations with regional businesses on how to improve public participation in infrastructure development
  • Regional Technical Working Group on Environmental Impact Assessments progress on crafting draft public participation guidelines
  • Launching Internews’ news portal The Mekong Eye
  • Strategic communications planning with regional civil society organisations (CSOs)
  • Supporting a major new renewable energy report in Cambodia
  • Many new resources and stories launched by MPE or with MPE support

 

MPE Update Newsletter -February 2016

Contents include:

  • Mekong Government and Civil Society Endorse Action Plan to Help Reduce Negative Impacts of Infrastructure Projects
  • “Mekong Citizen” Website Give Voices to Citizen Across the Region
  • Partners at Work Through MPE Grants
  • Vishnu Law Group to Strengthen Public Participation in EIA
  • EarthRights to Develop Practitioner’s Manual on Mekong EIA laws
  • Informing Mekong Development Experts and the Public
  • Partnership in Action: Regional Governments and Civil Society Journey Toward Improving Public Participation
  • Upcoming Events and Opportunities: Working with MPE

 

MPE Update Newsletter -November 2015

Contents include:

  • MPE Symposium convenes over 170 regional experts to advance partnerships for sustainable investment
  • Journalist investigate impacts of development on the Mekong Delta at Mekong Matters Workshop
  • Mekong EIA Briefing examines EIA policies across the region
  • MPE workshop series helps CSOs communicate strategically
  • Partners at work through MPE grants
  • Informing Mekong development experts and the public
  • Mekong governments and civil society kick-off public participation talks
  • Mekong Matters Journalists at Work

 

MPE Update Newsletter – July 2015

Contents include:

  • Mekong Journalists Explore Costs and Benefits of Hydropower Dams
  • MPE has Two New Partners
  • MPE Connects Civil Society and Techies to Solve Development Problems at Mekong ICT Camp
  • EWMI Launches Innovative Mekong Data and Mapping Site
  • Informing Mekong Development Experts and the Public
  • Mekong Governments, Civil Society Reach Agreement on Environmental Impact Assessment Agenda
  • Upcoming Events and Opportunities: Working with MPE
  • MPE in the Media

 

MPE Update Newsletter – April 2015

Contents include:

  • Civil society and private sector work toward profitable, responsible investment
  • MPE Grants Program has three new partners
  • Tech pros to help solve data issues for better regional development
  • EWMI to launch innovative Mekong data and mapping site
  • Delivering news to Mekong development experts and the public
  • Cambodia showcases ground-breaking draft EIA law to regional observers
  • Upcoming Events and Opportunities: Working with MPE
  • MPE in the Media

 

MPE Update Newsletter – December 2014

Contents include:

  • MPE ready for busy year of new partnerships, participation, and platforms
  • EIA champions connect to advance EIA work and establish EIA “Community of Practice”
  • MPE supports public consultations on new draft law on Environmental Impact Assessment in Cambodia
  • MPE launches local grants program
  • Working with banks to promote responsible Investment in the Mekong
  • MPE Mekong News Digest launched
  • Village Voices: Journalists give voice to community at risk if dam project moves forward
  • Network solutions: Mekong journalists discover the power of working together
  • MPE in the Media