Please join the East-West Center for the release of the Report from the Indo-Pacific Conference on Strengthening Governance of Transboundary Rivers. This webinar will feature discussion with U.S. government officials on the report, which details the findings of the October 2020 Conference that convened partners and stakeholders from across the Indo-Pacific region to share best practices and lessons learned related to the cooperative development and management of transboundary rivers. The engaging and constructive discussion with leading experts, institutions, and opinion leaders drew lessons from experiences of other partners beyond the Indo-Pacific, including from the European Union, to address rising environmental, economic, development, and political challenges in the Mekong River Basin.
Speakers include: H.E. Atul Keshap, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Representative Col. Ted W. Lieu (CA-33),
Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs,
United States House of Representatives; H.E. Ha Kim Ngoc, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the United States of America,
Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam; H.E. Sounry Chum, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the United States of America, The Royal Embassy of Cambodia; and H.E. Manasvi Srisodapol, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Thailand to the United States of America, The Royal Thai Embassy.
This seminar will be on-the-record and recorded on both Zoom and YouTube.