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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.

May 14, 2014


JUDICIAL TRAINING IN ASEAN: A Comparative Overview of Systems and Programs

The study on JUDICIAL TRAINING IN ASEAN by Human Rights Resource Centre (commissioned by the Rule of Law Programme, Asia Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung) is now available on our website. For more information and to download the .pdf - Please see link below. more…

May 5, 2014
Participants in session during the workshop on 'Appropriate Expropriation' - Securing Land and Property Rights in South-east Asia held in Siem Reap, Cambodia from April 29- May 1, 2014.

Appropriate Expropriation

Securing Land and Property Rights in South-east Asia

International and Cambodian experts on Expropriation convened in a three-day interactive workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia from April 29 - May 1, 2014 to deliberate on issues relating to Land, Property and the rights of Indigenous People in the region.

April 17, 2014


Development of Cambodian Administrative Law

KAS Cambodia brings forth a new publication "Development of Cambodian Administrative Law" that serves as an important source of information, especially for law students and experts, the government and interested parties in Cambodia. The book can be downloaded for free as a PDF file.

April 17, 2014
Members of COSATT at the preparatory talks in Singapore on April 12, 2014.

Talks in Singapore

COSATT Experts Meeting

Marc Spitzkatz, Head of the Rule of Law Programme Asia introduced into legal challenges for political development in Asia at the meeting of the Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks (COSATT) on April 12, 2014 in Singapore.