Environmental Justice

Transboundary Pollution in ASEAN

In a conference on 'Environmental Justice and Transboundary Pollution in ASEAN' judges from the region met on November 4 and 5 in Bangkok in order to discuss actual issues and the role of the judiciary in that context. more…

The director of Vietnam's Judicial Academy with the head of KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia, Marc Spitzkatz

Training of Judges

Visit at the Judicial Academy of Vietnam

On occasion of the Environmental Law Talks III in Hanoi, the head of KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia, Marc Spitzkatz, met with the director of Vietnam's Judicial Academy in order to discuss future cooperation in the training of judges.

Environmental Law Talks, Hanoi

Environment and Rule of Law

Law experts from Southeast Asia and Germany discussed between October 21 and 23 in Hanoi, Vietnam fundamental questions of 'Environment and Rule of Law', also focussing on transboundary environmental crime. more…



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.


Previous events

Dec. 15 - 18

KAS Alumni Meeting

Environmental Law in Asia and Germany

Dec. 3 - 5

Judicial Accountability

Corruption Prevention in the Judiciary

Nov. 26 - 27

Constitution, Separation of Powers and Rule of Law

Constitutional Reform in Burma/Myanmar

Nov. 13 - 14

Freedom of Expression

Workshop for Lawyers


Judicial Training in ASEAN

A Comparative Overview of Systems and Programs

As ASEAN moves forward to become a more integrated community by 2015,strengthening the capacities of ASEAN judiciaries, will be a requirement for stable and rules-based transitions throughout the region. This study, provides an [...] more…

Development of Cambodian Administrative Law

In Cambodia significant laws have been developed since 1993 but some building stones of a strong building called ‘rule of law’ are still missing. Whereas comprehensive legislation has been adopted in the fields of civil law and [...] more…


A compilation of seven articles that showcases the wide-range of topics and issues that the Rule of Law Programme, Asia seeks to address through various projects and provides a glimpse into the scope and limitations of the [...] more…

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