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In January 2021, the Diplomatische Akademie Wien – Vienna School of International Studies launched a new series of online events discussing the various questions and conflicts concerning big rivers around the globe.

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The Mekong - A Lifeline from China to Southeast Asia

Thursday, 22 April 2021 | Online panel discussion

This was the second online session of the Diplomatische Akademie Wien - Vienna School of International Studies' "Big Rivers in International Politics" series.
A panel of experts discussed questions concerning "The Mekong River - A Lifeline from China to Southeast Asia".

Panelists:
Anoulak Kittikhoun (Chief Strategy and Partnership Officer of the Mekong River Commission Secretariat)
Susanne Schmeier (Associate Professor of Water Law and Diplomacy and Manager of the “Water, Peace and Security partnership”, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Netherlands)
Stefan Schmutz (Deputy Head, Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna)

Moderation:
Alfred Gerstl (Adjunct Professor and Sessional Lecturer, East Asian Economy and Society/Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna)

Welcome:
Emil Brix (Director, Vienna School of International Studies)

Previous episode

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