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November 27, 2014

Reform in Myanmar

Rule of Law and Constitution in Transition

A two-day workshop, organized by University of New South Wales and held in Yangon, highlighted fundamental principles of Constitutionalism to support the reform process in Myanmar. more…

November 14, 2014

Media Legal Defence

Workshop on Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Opinion

Journalists and lawyers from Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Vietnam discussed measures to guarantee freedom of expression and free press in Kuala Lumpur. more…

November 6, 2014

Environmental Justice

Transboundary Pollution in ASEAN

In a conference on 'Environmental Justice and Transboundary Pollution in ASEAN' judges from the region met on November 4 and 5 in Bangkok in order to discuss actual issues and the role of the judiciary in that context. more…

October 24, 2014
The director of Vietnam's Judicial Academy with the head of KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia, Marc Spitzkatz

Training of Judges

Visit at the Judicial Academy of Vietnam

On occasion of the Environmental Law Talks III in Hanoi, the head of KAS Rule of Law Programme Asia, Marc Spitzkatz, met with the director of Vietnam's Judicial Academy in order to discuss future cooperation in the training of judges.

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.