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October 22, 2014

Environmental Law Talks, Hanoi

Environment and Rule of Law

Law experts from Southeast Asia and Germany discussed between October 21 and 23 in Hanoi, Vietnam fundamental questions of 'Environment and Rule of Law', also focussing on transboundary environmental crime. more…

September 16, 2014

Conference of Law Experts

Opening of 10th ALIN-Meeting in South Korea

President Won Lee of Korean Legislation Research Institute during the opening of the 10th conference of law experts in Seoul. The meetings of the ALIN network (Asian Legal Information Network)are supported by KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia. more…

September 2, 2014
Marc Spitzkatz with lawyers from Xi'an.

China and Law

Meeting with Chinese Lawyers in Xi'an

Head of KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia, Marc Spitzkatz, met Chinese lawyers of Northwest University in Xi'an to discuss actual legal developments in China.

September 2, 2014

Climate Change and Energy

Progress in Asia

Leading experts discuss in Beijing actual developments in the fight against climate change, especially by promoting renewable energy sources. more…

September 1, 2014

6th Summer Lecture in Beijing

Comparative Constitutional Law

Professors and students from China analyze in a one-week interactive encounter the constitutions of Russia and Canada. more…

June 20, 2014
Participants at an interactive session on 'Forest Fires' in Indonesia at the Environmental Law Talks held in Jakarta from 17-18 June, 2014


Combating Natural Resources-related Crimes

The Indonesian workshop on 'Strengthening Multi-Doors Approach in combating Natural Resources-related Crimes' was held in Jakarta from 17-18 June, 2014. The workshop included State prosecutors who shared their experiences of combating environmental crimes and strengthening enforcement of forest and mining laws.

June 9, 2014
Students of Paññāsātra University of Cambodia and Prof. Kong Phallack (standing) after the lecture.


German Legal System

Head of the Rule of Law programme Asia, Marc Spitzkatz delivered a Guest lecture on the 'German Legal System' to Business Law Students of Paññāsātra University of Cambodia on June 6, 2014 as part of the Guest Speaker series organized by its Faculty of Law and Public Affairs.

June 6, 2014
2009 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Atty. Antonio Oposa Jr. discusses 'The Road to a Peaceful Eco-revolution' at the Environment Law talks in Cebu held from May 27-29, 2014.

Environment Law Talks, Cebu

Mainstreaming Environmental Justice

The first of Environment Law Talks of 2014 was held in Cebu from 27 - 29, May on the theme "Mainstreaming Environmental Justice through Science-based participatory governance and effective Law enforcement and adjudication."

June 6, 2014


Judicial System and Environmental Protection

Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, Hon. Hilario Davide Jr. inaugurated the Environmental Law Talks at Cebu on 27th May, 2014. In lieu of the event he also delivered the keynote speech on 'Greening the Judicial System.' The full text is available here. more…

May 26, 2014


Chief Justice of The Federal Court of Malaysia

Head of the Rule of Law Programme, Asia Marc Spitzkatz met the Rt. Hon. Tan Sri Dato' Arifin bin Zakaria, Chief Justice of the Malaysian Federal Court in Kuala Lumpur on 21st May, 2014. A copy of '60 Years German Basic Law' 2nd Ed. was donated to the Library of the Court and issues relating to Rule of law and a possible future co-operation with the Federal Court of Malaysia were discussed.