Mekong River Project 2016

On December 18th-22nd, 42 youth leaders from Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand get together in Chiang Rai, Thailand to participate in the Mekong River Project 2016. This program aims at empowering the youth from vulnerable communities around the Golden Triangle as “Mekong River Ambassadors” through creation of an eco-tourist circuit in the region; at the same time, highlighting the effects of climate change and the importance for conservation & environmental protection of the Mekong River. This project is funded by U.S. Department of State’s Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund.