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.

Experts from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal

Local Self Governance in South Asia: Problems and Prospects

The Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS), supported by the Rule of Law Programme Asia, organised a regional Seminar in Kathmandu on 8 March 2016, focusing on the relationship between central governments and local levels in South Asia. The picture shows experts from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal.


Legal Frameworks Relating to Food and Water Security

The legal frameworks relating to Food and Water Security at the UN, ASEAN and EU levels, as well as country reports from China, Korea and Vietnam on these areas were brought up on the first day of the 5th Meeting of KAS Alumni Lawyers in Asia, which is taking place in Hong Kong. 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.



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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