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May 31, 2016
ALIN Group photo

12th ALIN General Meeting and International Conference

With the support of KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia, the participants of the 12th International Conference of the Asia Legal Information Network (ALIN) discussed „Legal Issues Leading to the Development of the Social Safety Net in Asia“ on 26 May 2016 at University of Macao.

May 23, 2016
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.

March 29, 2016
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.

November 25, 2015


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…

November 13, 2015

International Conference

Sustainable Management of Coastal and Land Resources in Southeast Asia

The Rule of Law Programme cooperated on an international conference regarding legal, social, economic and environmental issues with respect to land use in Southeast Asia which took place on November 4th and 5th 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. more…

November 3, 2015


ALIN General Meeting & International Conference

Organized by the Korea Legislation Research Institute (KLRI) with the support of KAS Rule of Law Programme, the event allowed legal experts from Asian countries to contribute their knowledge on laws of public interest in relation to economic growth. more…

August 26, 2015

International Conference

Climate Change Adaptation & Disaster Management Legal Regime in Asia

On 26 August 2015, KAS in cooperation with the Institute of Law for Science and Technology (ILST) of the National Tsing-Hua University inaugurated the international conference on "Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Management Legal Regime in Asia", in Kaohsiung, Republic of China (Taiwan). more…

August 3, 2015
KAS appoints new Director for the Rule of Law Programme Asia.


KAS Appoints New RLPA Director

On 3rd August 2015, Ms Gisela Elsner is the new Head of the Rule of Law Programme Asia. Ms Gisela Elsner was formerly the Head of the Rule of Law Progamme Latin America, Director, Team Latin America (2006-2011). We welcome her as Mr Marc Spitzkatz returns to Germany to continue on his judgeship at the Berlin Courts.

July 22, 2015

7th Summer Lecture: Constitutional Law

Electoral Theory and Practices

For 5 days, the seminar will demonstrate different electoral techniques to young scholars and lawyers in China. more…

June 24, 2015

Environmental Law Talks 4

Good Environmental Governance in Asia and Europe

The 4th round of annual Environmental Law Talk Organized by KAS took place in Siem Reap, Cambodia and brought experts from the region and Germany. more…