KAS Alumni Meeting

Climate Change and Energy Security in Asia and Europe

Lawyers from Asia and Germany met in Hong Kong to discuss latest development in legislation regarding climate change and energy security issues. At the same time, the KAS lawyer alumni from Asia could re-unite. more…

Judges and Rule of Law

Judicial Integrity and Accountability

More than 60 judges, lawyers and journalists attended in December the workshop 'Challenges to Judicial Integrity and Accountability' in Manila. more…

Reform in Myanmar

Rule of Law and Constitution in Transition

A two-day workshop, organized by University of New South Wales and held in Yangon, highlighted fundamental principles of Constitutionalism to support the reform process in Myanmar. 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

Mar. 3
Experts' Meeting

Separation of Powers

Theory and Practice

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


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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