Annual Director’s Meeting – Asia & Pacific

Annual Director’s Meeting – Asia & Pacific 2018

From 22nd to 25th January 2018, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung held this year's conference for the teams from Asia and the Pacific in Singapore, where all directors of the region as well as representatives from headquarters discussed current hot spots in the region and future topics.

New Narratives to the Refugee Crises: Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific

New Narratives to the Refugee Crises

The workshop analysed the refugee crises from the Asia-Pacific perspective. Experts from the Region and from Germany covered a wide range of topics such as legal and interdisciplinary approaches to refugee policies, the role of international humanitarian law and of the judiciary as well as particular challenges and prospects in the region.

Rule of Law and Religion in Asia

Rule of Law and Religion in Asia

The Workshop analysed the topic of law and religion in Asia with experts from the region and from Germany. They covered a wide range of topics such as the influence of religion in constitution making, the role of the judiciary, the rise of populism and extremism worldwide and how legal frameworks can ensure the freedom of religion or belief.



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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