10 years Rule of Law Programm Asia

Rule of Law Programme Asia's 10 Years' Anniversary

End of June 2016, KAS will be commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the Rule of Law Programme Asia in Singapore. The event will be complemented by the 6th KAS Alumni Lawyers' Workshop and a KAS Inaugural Research Group Session on ‘Constitutionalism in Asia'.

ALIN Group photo

12th ALIN General Meeting and International Conference

With the support of KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia, the participants of the 12th International Conference of the Asia Legal Information Network (ALIN) discussed „Legal Issues Leading to the Development of the Social Safety Net in Asia“ on 26 May 2016 at University of Macao.

Exploratory Talks with Myanmar's Constitutional Tribunal


Exploratory Talks with Myanmar's Constitutional Tribunal

Given KAS’ experience with rule of law projects in Asia, Myanmar’s Constitutional Tribunal appears like a natural partner. Gisela Elsner, Director RLP Asia, and Dr. Norbert Eschborn, Head of KAS Myanmar office, met U Nyi Nyi (2.f.r.) und U Khin Maung Cho, Members of the Tribunal on 18 May in Naypyitaw.



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

June 25 - 26

6th KAS Alumni Lawyers’ Workshop

May 26 - 27

12th ALIN General Meeting and International Conference



Local Self Governance in South Asia: Problems and Prospects

On 8 March 2016 a regional seminar on legal issues in the relations between the central government and member states in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and the host country Nepal was held in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu. more…

Conference of the KAS Legal Alumni in Asia on the Legal Issues of Food, Water and Resource Security

Former Asian recipients of the KAS scholarship programmes in the field of law met in Hong Kong on 23 to 26 November 2015 for their annual workshop, which has now become a tradition. This year’s seventeen participants from China, [...] more…

Sustainable Management of Coastal and Land Resources in Southeast Asia

Legal, Social, Economic and Environmental Dimensions

An international conference on legal, social, economic and environmental issues with respect to land use in Southeast Asia took place in the Thai capital of Bangkok on November 4th and 5th 2015. The Rule of Law Programme of the [...] more…

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