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A compilation of seven articles that showcases the wide-range of topics and issues that the Rule of Law Programme, Asia seeks to address through various projects and provides a glimpse into the scope of the programme. The articles blend both the theoretical frameworks and the practical on-ground experiences in the respective countries of the topics that the authors have chosen to discuss, deliberate and offer recommendations for action in the future. more…

September 30, 2013

Implementation of the ECCC Legacies for Domestic Legal and Judicial Reform

Workshop Report

A detailed report of the workshop on "Implementation of the ECCC Legacies for Domestic Legal and Judicial Reform" co-organised by the Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee (CHRAC) and the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) that was held in March 2013 is now available. It includes an Overview of the ECCC Legacies, current reform efforts and highlights the important points of the panel discussion that discussed the implementation of the feasible best practices for the future. more…

Event Reports | March 1, 2013

„Landmark“ oder „Loophole“? (available in German)

ASEAN Declaration of Human Rights

On 18 November, the members of ASEAN issued a joint Declaration of Human Rights (AHRD). Observers did not expect it to comply with the desired international standards, yet hoped it would be a step forward. The result of the 21 ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, is controversial. Its text and the process involved make it clear that the Southeast Asian community still has a long way to go to guarantee comprehensive rights to its 600 million inhabitants. more…

Country Reports | January 18, 2013

60 Years German Basic Law: The German Constitution and its Court (2nd Edition)

Landmark Decisions of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany in the Area of Fundamental Rights

The usefulness and popularity of the First Edition of “60 Years German Basic Law” have encouraged us to present a Second Edition already shortly after the first-time publication. In order to meet the high demand from many countries all over the world in the year of the German Constitutional Court’s 60th anniversary, we did not make any changes to the contents. Although we realize that we have not - by any means - exhausted the stock of decisions worthy to be displayed, we hope that this Second Edition will find favour among those who resort to it. more…

November 1, 2012

50 Years for Democracy and Freedom Worldwide

European and International Cooperation of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung presents a brochure of the last 50 years of the foundation's activities, past history and present challenges. It also comprises of a record of some on-ground activities and offers some insights on plans for the future. more…

October 30, 2012