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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…

June 23, 2017
Laws and Policies addressing Climate Change: International Experience and Implication for Vietnam

Hanoi Climate Issue

Laws and Policies addressing Climate Change: International Experience and Implication for Vietnam

This conference was organized by KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia and the "Institute of State and Law, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences" in Hanoi on 20th and 21st June.

May 18, 2017
Annual strategy workshop, Director Rule of Law programme

Strategy Workshop

Annual Strategy Workshop

The annual strategy workshop of the Rule of Law Programme Directors was held from 9 to 11 May 2017 in Berlin.

April 11, 2017
Chief Judge Kang, Min-Koo, President of the Supreme Court Library of Korea, giving his speech.

Bangkok

Seminar on the Administrative Court’s Judicial Process Quality and Efficiency Improvements with Information technology

On 10th and 11th April the Seminar on the Administrative Court’s Judicial Process Quality and Efficiency Improvements with Information Technology was hold in Bangkok.

April 4, 2017
Prof. Scholz at Ritsumeikan Kinugasa Campus

Symposium Kyoto

Meeting of the East Asian Germany-Alumni Network for Jurists

Law scholars from East and Southeast Asia who have spent part of their academic career in Germany held a symposium at the Faculty of Law of Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto. The participants discussed diverse questions related to the protection of basic rights in Asia and Europe.

March 3, 2017

The Practice of Constitutionalism in Asia – Emerging Trends and Contemporary Challenges

On the 26th and 27th of February 2017, the second meeting of the Asian Study Group on Constitutional Law took place in Siem Reap, Cambodia. This year, the focus was on current developments and challenges for constitutional practice. more…

November 16, 2016

Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

Co-organised by the KAS Rule of Law Programme and Osaka University, this international symposium brought together researchers, lawyers, NGO members and policy makers from Asia, Europe, Latin America and the US to discuss issues on environmental rule of law. more…

September 6, 2016

Elections and the Rule of Law – 8th Summer Lecture on Comparative Constitutional Law at Peking University

This year, the 8th Summer Lecture on Comparative Constitutional Law was held at Peking University, China, from 1 to 5 August. more…

July 1, 2016
On 27 June 2016, the KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia commemorated the 10th year anniversary of the formal establishment of its regional office in Singapore. The Deputy Secretary-General of KAS, Dr. Gerhard Wahlers, officially commenced the event with a Welcome Address.

KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia’s 10 Years’ Anniversary Symposium

On 27 June 2016, the KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia commemorated the 10th year anniversary of the formal establishment of its regional office in Singapore. The Deputy Secretary-General of KAS, Dr. Gerhard Wahlers, officially commenced the event with a Welcome Address.