Deputy PM greets German politician

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pham Binh Minh, received Mr.Volker Kauder, parliamentary group leader of the ruling Christian Democratic Union of Germany, and the Christian Social Union (CDU/CSU) in the Bundestag in Ha Noi on August 24. The two welcomed the upcoming signing of a free trade agreement between Viet Nam and the European Union, saying that the agreement would open new co-operation opportunities for enterprises of the two countries and the two regions. more…

Representative of Hue City receive the title from ACVN

Hue - a city of good livability: ACVN

Hue has elbowed Hai Duong and Tay Ninh cities to be the winner of the competition entitled “City of good local economic development and livability” organized by the Association of Cities of Vietnam (ACVN)under the sponsorship of EU and KAS. Hue won the title for its effort in improving quality of public services in the city. The city has also succeeded in arming local business households with essential business skills as well as creating favourable environment for them to do their businesses.

MoU with DAV

KAS and Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam determine to boost cooperation

HA NOI (KAS) - Konrad Adenauer Vietnam and the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam(DAV) have signed a memorandum of understanding, under which KAS will support the academy to build a new course on Security Policy Analysis: European Perspective. KAS will also sponsor DAV's seminar on regional security architecture apart from talk series on China's domestic and foreign policy. These activities are scheduled to take place in two years starting in July.



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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