Workshop Ruke of Law Programme

Workshop on Rule of Law Programme Asia

On 4th June 2018, we met in our KAS office Singapore and analysed the Rule of Law Programme, its current events as well as its developments with support of Dr. Franziska Rinke and Dr. Christian Steiner.

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Judicial Integrity and Independence

On 30th and 31st May, experts from the region, Germany and Latin America analysed and discussed challenges to judicial integrity and independence in Asia, in Manila.

3rd Meeting Research Group

Constitutionalism and Development in Asia - 3rd Research Group Meeting

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Rule of Law Programme Asia held its 3rd Research Group on Constitutionalism in Asia from 24th to 25th April 2018 in Singapore. Participants of the Research Group from 10 countries around the region discussed the relationship between constitutionalism and development.



The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, which is named after the first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, is one of Germany’s political foundations. With its international activities and projects, the KAS realizes a substantial contribution to international cooperation and understanding. Here we present the Foundation’s Rule of Law Programme Asia.



Between Aspiration and Reality

15 Years of the International Criminal Court (ICC)

The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created in 2002 as an instrument against atrocities “that have outraged the conscience of mankind”. More than 120 states have joined since then. The global criminal court continues, [...] more…

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…

The Practice of Constitutionalism in Asia – Emerging Trends and Contemporary Challenges

2nd Workshop of the Research Group on “Constitutionalism in Asia”

On the 26th and 27th of February 2017, the second meeting of the Asian Research Group on Constitutional Law took place in Siem Reap, Cambodia. In contrast to the previous year, this time the focus was on current developments and [...] more…

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