Member Activities :: International Academic Conference
International Academic Conference "The 3rd Southwest Forum: Review and Preview on Two Decades of GMS Cooperation"
September 14-15, 2012, Kunming, China
The year of 2012 is 20th anniversary of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) cooperation. Since Asian Development Bank (ADB) convened the first ministerial conference of six GMS countries in Manila in 1992 and officially initiated GMS economic cooperation, the six member countries, namely China (specifically Yunnan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region), Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam, have walked hand in hand during two decades of ups and downs