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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…

October 24, 2013
Ausschnitt KAS FB

Social Media under Debate

"We need to live in Peace with the Social Networks"

KAS together with the National University of Vietnam and its Faculty of Journalism staged a debate on current social media in Vietnam. Apart from analysing newly introduced rules and regulations, students, journalists and editors discussed the implications of new media on traditional journalism in Vietnam. The participants pledged for a more relaxed view on social networks by the Government, encouraging the latter to embrace rather than opposing it: Users, studies find, “feel more democratic”.

October 20, 2013

EU Service Contract awarded to KAS

Support to EU Business, Public Diplomacy and Outreach in Vietnam

General objective of the action is to deepen the political, economic, cultural and business relationships of the EU with Vietnam on account of the Union’s strategic interest in promoting those relationships and for making the EU more relevant as a global actor in all areas covered by the EU's CFSP strategy with Asia and other relevant key EU strategies that have also an external action dimension. Anticipated duration of the project is 3 years, starting from 15 October 2013.

October 4, 2013

8th Plenum of the Party Central Committee convenes in Hanoi: educational reforms & constitutional amendments

From 30.09. - 10.10.2013 the 8th Plenum of the Central Committee of the CPV will convene in Hanoi. Throughout the 10 day long session, political decision makers will comment on the economic situation of the country, discuss the educational reform, analyse the current status of the constitutional amendment and formulate recommendations for the further development of the national defence- and security strategy.

October 3, 2013

Tag der Deutschen Einheit

Mit dem Fall der Mauer im Jahre 1989 wurde das Tor für die Wiedervereinigung Deutschlands geöffnet, die am 3. Oktober 1990 durch den Beitritt der ehemaligen DDR zur Bundesrepublik Deutschland vollzogen wurde. Zum ersten Mal in seiner jüngeren Geschichte ist Deutschland heute nur von Freunden umgeben. Die deutsche Wiedervereinigung und das zusammen wachsen Europas sind zwei Seiten der gleichen Medaille.