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December 1, 2017
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.

November 29, 2017
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.

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.