ALIN General Meeting & International Conference

Organized by the Korea Legislation Research Institute (KLRI) with the support of KAS Rule of Law Programme, the event allowed legal experts from Asian countries to contribute their knowledge on laws of public interest in relation to economic growth. more…

International Conference

Climate Change Adaptation & Disaster Management Legal Regime in Asia

On 26 August 2015, KAS in cooperation with the Institute of Law for Science and Technology (ILST) of the National Tsing-Hua University inaugurated the international conference on "Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Management Legal Regime in Asia", in Kaohsiung, Republic of China (Taiwan). more…

KAS appoints new Director for the Rule of Law Programme Asia.


KAS Appoints New RLPA Director

On 3rd August 2015, Ms Gisela Elsner is the new Head of the Rule of Law Programme Asia. Ms Gisela Elsner was formerly the Head of the Rule of Law Progamme Latin America, Director, Team Latin America (2006-2011). We welcome her as Mr Marc Spitzkatz returns to Germany to continue on his judgeship at the Berlin Courts.



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.



Nov. 24 - 26

The Rule of Law and Environmental Issues: Food and Water Security

5th Meeting of KAS Alumni Lawyers in Asia

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Previous events

Sep. 16 - 17

11th ALIN General Meeting & International Conference

Laws of Public Interest in Relation with Economic Growth in Asian Countries

Aug. 26 - 28

Climate Change and Energy Law

Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Management Legal Regime in Asia

July 21 - 26

7th Summer Lecture: Global Constitutional Law

Electoral Practices


Rule of Law for Good Environmental Governance

In the future, effective environmental protection will be a crucial objective for Asia: 29 out of the 30 most polluted cities in the world are located in Asia, in which, 7 out of 15 countries, with the highest total of CO2 [...] more…

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…

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