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March 11, 2014
Vize-Minister hält Eröffnungsrede bei Seminar mit MoJ

The effects of laws on social life

Civil society organisations of the Fatherland Front should increasingly monitor the implementation of diverse laws. The new regulations were discussed by representatives from provinces, civil society organisations and the executive in a seminar organized by the Ministry of Justice. The aim is to create instances for citizens where violations of laws can be registered transparently. Furthermore, there is a need to promote monitoring mechanisms in the implementation of laws for the executive.

January 24, 2014

TET Celebration

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!

January 15, 2014
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel hält Festrede in Vietnam

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.

January 10, 2014
Bernhard Vogel

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.

January 1, 2014
Neujahr in Hanoi


Best wishes for a happy and successful New Year!

December 10, 2013

Vice Minister of Home Affairs of Vietnam and Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Vietnam deepen cooperation

The Vietnamese Ministry of Home Affairs and KAS look back at long term cooperation in the fields of decentralization and public administration reform. During a meeting with the Country Representative of KAS in Vietnam, Mrs. Rabea Brauer, on 9th of December, the Vice Minister of Home Affairs, Dr. Tran Anh Tuan, praised KAS for its contribution to the development of democratic structures and good governance in Vietnam.

December 9, 2013

Religion in Vietnam: meeting the Government Committee for Religious Affairs

The Committee introduced itself and the religious landscape in Vietnam during a meeting between the Chairman of the Committee and the Country Representative of KAS in Vietnam on 09th of December. Vietnam intends to expand its international cooperation and wants to learn from the experiences from other countries. The dialogue of values and religions are important focal points of the European and international cooperation efforts of KAS.

November 16, 2013

German Day 2013

"Who is KAS?"

The Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation presented its work and staff during the German Day 2013 celebration. Numerous visitors discussed with us about our projects and objectives while learning about the history of KAS and our global role within development politics. The German Day targets especially young people to attract their attention towards Germany and the diverse engagement of Germany in Vietnam. more…

November 14, 2013

"Mission for growth": Vice President of the European Commission visits Vietnam

During the visit of the Vice President and European Commissioner for Enterprise and Industry from 12.-13.11., representatives from industry associations and from the political sector from the EU and Vietnam discussed future cooperation i.a. in the SME-sector as well as in the field of sustainable tourism. In light of its ongoing EU service contract "Support to Business, Public Diplomacy and Outreach in Vietnam", the KAS Office in Vietnam co-organized the visit of the EU-Delegation to Vietnam. more…

October 29, 2013

Inter-parliamentary Meetings

ASEAN Delegation of the European Parliament visits Vietnam

Chair of the ASEAN Delegation of the European Parliament, Dr. Werner Langen, arrived in Hanoi to hold inter-parliamentary meetings with Vietnamese counterparts. The regular meetings are to close ties between the Parliaments, and to deepen the Europe–Vietnam relations. KAS Country Representative, Rabea Brauer, met with the Delegation to introduce the extensive KAS country program as well as the ongoing EU projects and their positive implications to Vietnam’s economical and social development. more…