Vietnam is preparing for the Vietnamese New Year. TET is the most important celebration of Vietnamese culture. The word is a shortened form of Tết Nguyên Đán: "Feast of the First Morning of the First Day". It celebrates the arrival of spring based on the Vietnamese calendar. We wish all our partners happy holidays and a prosperous new year!
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel
Keynote Speech to Civic Engagement
During his two-day visit to Hanoi the Honorary Chairman, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel, held a much applauded speech on the importance of civic engagement and the role of the citizens for a prosperous society. On his third visit to Vietnam he was welcomed by high ranking officials from Government, National Assembly and members of the civil society. Vogel also took part in the 20th Anniversary celebration of KAS in Vietnam.
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel
Honorary Chairman of KAS visits Hanoi
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of KAS in Hanoi, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel, Former Prime Minister and Honorary Chairman of KAS, holds a speech about the role of citizens in state. He is accompanied by the Deputy General Secretary of KAS, Dr. Gerhard Wahlers. Both meet high-ranking politicians and members of the National Assembly during their visit. Long-standing partners of KAS in Vietnam are expected to attend the ceremonial act.
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)".
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, [...]
EU CO-FUNDED PROJECT "PROMOTING PEOPLES' PARTICIPATION AND GOVERNANCE IN VIETNAMESE CITIES THROUGH ACVN" COMPLETED
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 [...]
Ha Noi, Viet Nam