MEKONG INSTITUTE AND GLOBAL GREEN GROWTH INSTITUTE EXPLORE BEST PRACTICES IN MANAGING REGIONAL COOPERATION FUNDS

Khon Kaen, Thailand – April 10, 2024 –  Mekong Institute (MI) hosted a delegation from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) at its headquarters, setting the stage for fruitful discussions on avenues for regional collaboration. Both parties engaged in dialogue aimed at leveraging each other’s expertise in managing their flagship projects – MI’s Mekong-Korea Cooperation …

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MEKONG INSTITUTE KICKS OFF CREATIVE4MEKONG PROJECT TO DRIVE SUSTAINABLE HERITAGE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN THE MEKONG REGION

3rd April 2024 – Mekong Institute (MI) hosted an online meeting to inaugurate the three-year project, “Promoting Creative Industry for Heritage Tourism Development in the Mekong Region” also branded as “Creative4Mekong.” Supported by the Mekong-Republic of Korea Cooperation Fund (MKCF), the project aims to bolster creative industries, safeguard cultural heritage, and foster tourism development for …

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MI ENHANCES REGIONAL PROJECT IDENTIFICATION CAPACITIES FOR PROSPECTIVE MKCF PROPONENTS FROM MEKONG COUNTRIES AND REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Mekong Institute (MI), with support from the Mekong-Republic of Korea Cooperation Fund (MKCF), is organizing the “Training on Regional Project Identification” from March 18 to 22, 2024, in Khon Kaen, Thailand. Thirty-three participants from various ministries, institutes and international organizations across the five Mekong countries and Republic of Korea (ROK) participated in the five-day training …

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SYNTHESIS WORKSHOP UNVEILS LANCANG-MEKONG BUSINESS FORUM SUCCESSES AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS

In a bid to capitalize on the progress of the transformative Lancang-Mekong Business Forums (LMBF) spanning 2018 to 2024, Mekong Institute, in close cooperation with Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce, hosted a Synthesis and Evaluation Workshop on March 15, 2024, in Khon Kaen, Thailand. This workshop aimed to spotlight the successes and best practices stemming from …

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PREPARATORY MEETING BETWEEN THAILAND AND MI SETS STAGE FOR LANCANG-MEKONG SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES PROMOTION FOR INTRA-REGIONAL TRADE

In a crucial step towards advancing regional economic integration, a preparatory meeting between Mekong Institute (MI) and Thailand’s key officials was convened in Bangkok to lay the groundwork for the upcoming “Project on Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Promotion for Intra-Regional Trade in the Lancang-Mekong (LM) Region” also dubbed as “SEZ Project.” The SEZ Project aims …

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MI INVITES STAKEHOLDERS IN THE TOURISM SECTOR FOR ITS END-OF-PROJECT EVALUATION WORKSHOP FOR A ‘SUSTAINABLE AND SMART TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN THE MEKONG REGION” PROJECT

With support from the Mekong-Republic of Korea Cooperation Fund (MKCF), Mekong Institute (MI) is going to organize an online workshop to disseminate the results of the end-of-project evaluation for ‘Sustainable and Smart Tourism Development in the Mekong Region’ on December 22, 2023, from 09:00 am to 10:30 am (Bangkok Time). The project, which was implemented from 2020 …

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MI INVITES STAKEHOLDERS OF THE AGRIBUSINESS AND FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY TO THE 6TH LANCANG-MEKONG BUSINESS FORUM (LMBF) IN BEIJING, P. R. CHINA

Mekong Institute (MI), in cooperation with the Foreign Economic Cooperation Center (FECC) of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA), P. R. China, the China-ASEAN Business Center (CABC), Guangxi, P. R. China, is delighted to announce the sixth Lancang-Mekong Business Forum (6th LMBF) on January 10-11, 2024 in Beijing, P. R. China. The Business Forum …

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MI DEVELOPED AND DISSEMINATED A TRAINING CURRICULUM PACKAGE PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE AND SMART TOURISM PRACTICES IN THE MEKONG REGION

In an effort to support the creation of “smart tourism cities and destinations” and strengthen the five Mekong countries’ capacities to be more competitive in global tourism market, Mekong Institute (MI)’s Trade and Investment Facilitation hosted a dissemination meeting to introduce a curriculum package focusing on tools and techniques for sustainable and smart tourism development …

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YUNNAN UNIVERSITY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMICS DELEGATION VISITED MI

A delegation led by Professor Yu Yimin, Dean of School of Information, Dean of Intelligent Application Research Institute, Yunnan University of Finance and Economics (YUFE) visited Mekong Institute (MI) on November 21, 2023. Mr. Rithy Buth, Officer-in-Charge and Director of Finance and Operations Department, welcomed the delegates and senior MI staff. The objective of the …

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