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SUMERNET Learning Forum 2024
  • Date: Tuesday, 28 May 2024 8:00 am > Friday, 31 May 2024 5:00 pm
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  • Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Building a water-secure Mekong through sharing knowledge.

Mr. Prak Rathyrea was honored to participate as a panelist in the prestigious #SUMERNETLearningForum2024: themed “From Knowledge to Actions: Building a Water-Secure Mekong”, held in Bangkok, Thailand, 28-31 May 2024.

Participants convened to facilitate the dissemination of knowledge, the fostering of new partnerships, and the advancement of progress towards water security in the Mekong Region.

Mr Rathyrea, with panelists from across the greater Mekong region, contributed to an insightful discussion on “Leveraging Regional Alliance for Knowledge Co-Production: Opportunity and Challenges Engaging Water Energy Climate (WEC) Nexus.”

The Panel also included:

-Dr. Suriyan Vichitlekarn, Mekong Institute, Thailand

-Dr. Jeeranuch Sakkkhamduang, Thailand Environment Institute (TEI), Thailand

-Dr. Hap Navy, Inland Fisheries Research and Development Institute (IFReDI), Cambodia

-Ms. Saowalak Thongkuay, Association for the Empowerment of Women with Disabilities, Thailand

-Dr.Phan Thi Anh Thu, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam

-Ms. Oulavanh Sinsamphanh, National University of Laos, Laos PDR

The #SUMERNET Learning Forum serves as a platform for the dissemination of key research findings, enhancing dialogue and exploring innovative policy and practical solutions. The Forum also provides an opportunity to forge lasting partnerships among the diverse participants; including representatives from the Embassy of Sweden, the Embassy of Australia, SUMERNET grantees, SUMERNET Steering Committee, Secretariat, thematic advisors, project mentors, project boundary partners, development partners, governments, and other stakeholders to facilitate comprehensive and inclusive collaboration for positive change.

Ponlok Chomnes and The Asia Foundation extend our sincere gratitude to the organisers for this invitation and appreciate the opportunity to contribute to the success of this significant event.