ANN conference in Hanoi

Prime Minister receives ANN and KAS Delegates

Representatives of the KAS-founded Asia News Network (ANN) held their annual conference in Hanoi and were received by the Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. The PM addressed the journalists on developments in the East See, freedom of press and current economic situation. He underlined the role of the Asia media to contribute to peace and friendship. The ANN consists of 21 media groups in most Asian capitals and reaches out to millions of readers. The Network was founded in 1999 by KAS. more…

Mid-term Workshop of the EU Project "Strengthening Local Governance for Local Economic Growth in Vietnamese Cities"

Today, Friday 19 September 2014, the Mid-term Workshop of the EU Project "Strengthening Local Governance for Local Economic Growth in Vietnamese Cities" takes place in Hai Duong City – one of the three pilot cities of the Project. The Workshop will summarize project activities of the first year, present results and discuss the work plan for year 2. more…

Students and the CEO of PTT Public Company Limited

PTT: Vietnam’s economy from a Thai perspective

22/08/14–According to several rankings, PTT belongs to the strongest companies in the ASEAN. PTT has been of huge interest for the Vietnamese students since it has been operating in Vietnam for a long time. Mr. Vanpeeti Yimlamai, Area Manager of the International Marketing Department, presented the company profile of PTT and shared views on the economic development of Vietnam. The visit provided the group with an outsiders view on the development and sharpened the sense for issues in Vietnam.



The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is one of the political foundations of the Federal Republic of Germany. With its activities and projects, the Foundation realizes an active and substantial contribution to international cooperation and understanding. Here we present the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and its activities in Vietnam.



EuropeAid publishes Factsheet: Civil Society-Promoting people's participation and governance in Vietnamese cities

Decentralisation in Vietnam

EuropeAid has published a Factsheet on the KAS-ACVN project "Promoting people's participation and governance in Vietnamese cities through the Association of Cities of Vietnam (ACVN)". more…

Political Parties

functions and organisation in democratic societies

Publication on the characteristics and challenges of political parties as central elements of modern democratic societies by Dr. Karsten Grabow, Coordinator for Political Analysis and Party Research, Team Domestic Policy, [...] more…


From February 2009 to October 2011 the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Vietnam in cooperation with the Association of Vietnamese Cities (ACVN) has implemented the project "Promoting people’s participation and governance in [...] more…

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