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November 17, 2017
Religion and Constitutional Practices in Asia

Religion and Constitutional Practices in Asia

The conference explored the interaction between religion and constitutional law in Asia, especially in those countries where strong religious identification exists in the social and political spheres. It featured 20 scholars who explored the different political, social and constitutional aspects of religion across 13 jurisdictions.

November 2, 2017
7th KAS Alumni Workshop on “A Practical Approach to Advocation for the Rule of Law in Asia: Prospects & Challenges”

7th KAS Alumni Workshop on “A Practical Approach to Advocation for the Rule of Law in Asia: Prospects & Challenges”

On 1st and 2nd November, KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia organized the 7th Alumni Workshop in Seoul. The workshop also brought together distinguished speakers and participants from renowned research and academic institutions in South Korea.

October 16, 2017
International Conference on Land Grabbing and Rule of Law

International Conference on Land Grabbing and Rule of Law

On 11th and 12th October KAS Rule of Law Programme and the Institute of Law for Science & Technology, National Tsing-Hua University & Eco-Blue Association Taiwan, organized this workshop in Taipei. Speakers and participants discussed land grabbing issues in the countries, the climate change and other topics.

October 6, 2017
Administrative Reform in European and ASEAN Countries and Implications for Vietnam

Administrative Reform in European and ASEAN Countries and Implications for Vietnam

On 28th and 29th September the conference "Administrative Reform in European and ASEAN Countries and Implications for Vietnam" was held in Hanoi, Vietnam. The event was organized by the KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia in cooperation with the Institute of State and Law, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences.

September 15, 2017
Group picture ALIN

13. Meeting of Asia Legal Information Network - ALIN

On 13th and 14th September KAS Rule of Law Programme and the Korea Legislation Research Institute (KLRI) and the Kathmandu University School of Law (KUSL) organized the 13. ALIN meeting in Kathmandu, Nepal.

September 4, 2017
Group picture PHILJA visit

Manila

Roundtable Discussion on Judicial Ethics, Integrity and Accountability

Visiting the Philippine Judicial Academy after the Roundtable Discussion on Judicial Ethics in Manila.

August 23, 2017
German Ambassador visited the three KAS Regional Projects

Singapore

Visit by the German Ambassador

Dr. Ulrich A. Sante, new German Ambassador to Singapore, paid a visit to the three KAS Regional Programmes based here. He was accompanied by Head of Mission Mr. Oliver Fixson and Ms. Zametzer.

August 18, 2017
Group picture AICHR Yangon

Yangon

Environmental Degradation and Sustainable Development In Asia

At the conference in Yangon, Myanmar on 15th und 16th August, experts considered the implications of environmental degradation and our commitment to respect the rights to a sustainable environment. The conference was organized by KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia.

July 26, 2017

International Reports

Between Aspiration and Reality

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, nonetheless, to struggle for acceptance. Influential stakeholders such as the USA, China and Russia have not joined the agreement to date, while others are already considering withdrawing from it. Now, where does the ICC stand 15 years after its founding? more…

June 26, 2017

1930 - 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. more…