Three new Releases in May 2018: Constitution, Federalism, Taxes: Exciting new Publications of KAS Myanmar http://www.kas.de/myanmar/en/publications/ May 2018 has turned into book month at KAS Myanmar! Our authors - both external and domestic, from local partner organizations and renowned international institutions - have submitted important research results regarding the Constitution as well as the issues of federalism and taxation. All books are available in bilingual (English-Burmese) hardcopy and softcopy versions. Are you interested? Please find more information here: Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-05-23:meldung:60421 Media and the Rule of Law: KAS and UNDP Myanmar publish Rule of Law Handbook for Journalists http://https://www.facebook.com/kas.myanmar/posts/841803782645182 KAS and United Nations Development Programme Myanmar partnered in presenting their jointly produced "Rule of Law Handbook for Journalists in Myanmar" on 12 December 2017 in Yangon. The publication can be an important tool for media professionals reporting on governance and justice issues in the country. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-12-12:meldung:58706 New KAS Publication: Making Parliaments more active and interactive This booklet provides suggestions how to strengthen the legislative chambers in Myanmar in their work in order to support the democratic transition. It can be obtained at KAS Myanmar free of charge. Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-07-01:meldung:57150 1930 - 2017: The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl http://www.kas.de/myanmar/en/publications/49290/ An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-06-26:meldung:56542 Parliamentary Support: KAS and Myanmar's Lower House of Parliament start Cooperation Talks Dr. Norbert Eschborn, Authorized Representative of KAS in Myanmar, met with the Deputy Speaker of the Phyithu Hluttaw, U Te Khun Myatt, and the leadership of the Lower House's administration in Nay Pyi Taw in the beginning of June. Both sides have known each other since KAS's successful workshops in political communication for MPs in 2016. On the occasion of their recent meeting they discussed possible future fields of support for the Lower House through KAS. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-06-15:meldung:56492 2017 Scholarships for Journalists: Adenauer Fellowship for Media & Communications in Asia http://adenauer.careers The Adenauer Fellowship for Media & Communications in Asia awards scholarships for 2017. The program supports journalists and communication professionals from 18 Asian countries in broadening their experience by giving financial grants for post-graduate studies or internships. Applicants should be 35 or younger, they need a first university degree (e.g. Bachelor), at least two years of work experience, good English skills and an (application for an) university place or internship. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-02-08:meldung:54922 New Office Premises: KAS Myanmar Moves Office to Hledan Centre in Yangon http://www.kas.de/myanmar/en/about/contact/ After three years of working under sub-optimal conditions the KAS team in Myanmar was delighted to move into new premises with up to date facilities at Hledan Centre in Yangon's Kamayut Township. The Centre is also home to the EU delegation in Myanmar and is located near the Yangon University's campus. The new premises will allow KAS to offer - for the first time in the office's short history - internships as now appropriate workstations are available. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-01-17:meldung:54507 Rule of Law in Myanmar: Successful Workshop with the Constitutional Tribunal http://www.kas.de/rspa/en/events/70606/ The regional Rule of Law Programm of KAS for Asia (Singapore) conducted a workshop together with the Constitutional Tribunal of Myanmar on 25-26 November 2016 in Naypyitaw. Support came from Australian constitutional law experts from the University of New South Wales (Sidney). Members of the Tribunal as well as research staff were introduced to the role and functions of Constitutional Courts in comparative perspective. The event served as launch of future role of law projects of KAS in Myanmar. Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2016-11-25:meldung:53986 Karen State Public Forum: Dialogue of State Government and Parliament with Civil Society //www.kas.de/wf/en/17.69653/ Daw Nang Khin Htwe Myint (left, with Dr. Norbert Eschborn of KAS), Chief Minister of the Karen State, and the Speaker of the State Parliament, U Saw Chit Khin, were contributors on the occasion of a public forum with civil society from Karen State, organized by KAS Myanmar Office and the Bayda Institute. More than 200 participants attended and also critically commented on the accountability reports of both state government and parliament during the first 100 days of their respective terms. Sun, 07 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2016-08-07:meldung:52583 KAS Rule of Law Project Work in Asia: Exploratory Talks with Myanmar's Constitutional Tribunal The Constitutional Tribunal appears like a natural partner for KAS due to the foundation's decades-long experience with rule of law projects in Asia. Therefore, KAS Rule of Law Asia Program Director Gisela Elsner and Dr. Norbert Eschborn, Head of KAS Myanmar office, met with Members of the Tribunal on 18 May 2016 in Naypyitaw. Pictured are Members U Nyi Nyi and U Khin Maung Cho (first right). Wed, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2016-05-18:meldung:51550