The Mekong River is seen with low water levels near the Thailand-Laos border in 2019. Photo: AFP The Mekong River is seen with low water levels near the Thailand-Laos border in 2019. Photo: AFP
The Mekong River is seen with low water levels near the Thailand-Laos border in 2019. Photo: AFP
An Pich Hatda
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An Pich Hatda and Anoulak Kittikhoun

Asean’s focus on Mekong issues is crucial for region’s water security

  • Last month’s first-ever Water Security Dialogue showed the importance of involving young people and focusing on water resources development
  • As a historic show of unity between Asean and the Mekong River Commission, it will serve to enhance the ability of regional governments to tackle risks

The Mekong River is seen with low water levels near the Thailand-Laos border in 2019. Photo: AFP The Mekong River is seen with low water levels near the Thailand-Laos border in 2019. Photo: AFP
The Mekong River is seen with low water levels near the Thailand-Laos border in 2019. Photo: AFP
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