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Cambodia, likewise to other developing countries, is facing a twofold problem which can only solved by a compromise: On the one hand, energy demand is rising sharply and increasing electricity production is essential for further economic and social development. On the other hand, impacts by climate change are already visible and the local use of fossil fuels must be reduced in order to avoid graver impacts. An energy transition however is hampered by insufficient regulations. This study, conducted by Enrich Institute for KAS RECAP, assesses the current situation and future implications. more…

March 14, 2018

Cambodia's Foreign Relations in Regional and Global Contexts

The volume, published by KAS Cambodia, is a collection of 20 articles predominantly written by Cambodian authors about the evolution and current status of Cambodia’s foreign relations in the context of changing regional and global economic, political and social contexts. more…

January 19, 2018

Research Brief - Youth Political Participation

Published by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Cambodia

The research brief was written by members of Politikoffee, with support of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Cambodia. Politikoffee is a group of media-savvy and political interested young Cambodians, who actively participate in political discussions. The research brief now aims at shedding light on the current status, mechanisms and barriers related to youth political participation in Cambodia: 1. What are the perceptions of Cambodian youth on political participation? 2. Why political participation matters? 3. What are the obstacles to political participation in Cambodia? more…

June 21, 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

June 17, 2017

The Mekong Region: From a divided to a connected Region

Published by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Cambodia

The new KAS publication “The Mekong Region: From a Divided to a Connected Region” by Dr Vannarith Chheang describes the dynamics of the Mekong region and points out the role of regional and international institutions, cooperation and partnerships with regard to economic and social development, environmental policies and energy security. more…

February 23, 2017