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Posts Tagged ‘Save the Salween Network’ (5 found)

Statement of concern regarding launch of IFC’s Hydropower Developers’ Working Group for Myanmar

Save the Salween Network would like to raise serious concerns about the forum being held by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Yangon today to launch a new Hydropower Developers’ Working Group (HDWG) for Myanmar […]

August 18, 2016  •  By Save the Salween Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on International Action for Rivers Day

The Save the Salween Network is holding an event to mark the International Action for Rivers Day on the Salween River at Wan Sala village, Mong Ton township, at the border of Southern Shan State and Eastern Shan State, in collaboration with local communities, including children, youth, women, elders, religious leaders, leaders of the Shan Culture and Literature Association, Shan political party representatives and Community Based Organizations from across Burma, including from Shan, Karenni, Karen and Mon areas. […]

March 14, 2016  •  By Save the Salween Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Save The Salween Network Statement

Plans to build dams on the Salween River, started by the previous military regime, have recently been accelerated by U Thein Sein’s government, which, on February 2, 2016, without informing or consulting Burma’s citizens, signed an agreement with China allowing implementation of 18 out of 29 hydropower dam projects planned by Chinese companies in Burma […]

February 22, 2016  •  By Save The Salween Network  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Mon and Karen State Residents Fear Increased Flood Risk from Salween Dams

The Save the Salween Network is holding a press conference today in Moulmein, the Mon State capital, to raise concerns about downstream impacts of the planned Salween dams, including the increased risk of flooding […]

August 12, 2015  •  By Save the Salween Network  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Save the Salween River

The Salween/Thanlwin River is the second longest river in Southeast Asia, invaluable for the survival of the ethnic people who live along it. It not only has great historical significance but is also avital lifeline nourishing a wide range of biodiversity […]

July 7, 2015  •  By Save the Salween Network  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤