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March 9, 2016
Peter at NA 2

KAS Vietnam's new representative works with partners

Mr. Peter Girke – designated Representative to KAS Vietnam and his predecessor, Ms. Rabea Brauer, have meetings with some major partners of KAS during their working trip to Asia. Mr. Girke will start his term in Vietnam in April.

February 3, 2016
Peach flower for Tet

Happy Lunar New Year

As the Year of Monkey is knocking KAS staff wish all partners, colleagues and friends a New Year filled with Successes and Happiness!

January 27, 2016

More resources needed to improve law building

Law development needs well-trained personnel, adequate infrastructure and honoria for experts, Dr. Tran Van Dat - Deputy Head of MoJ Department of General Affairs in Legal Development said at a seminar on resources for law building on January 20. more…

December 22, 2015
kas xmas party 2015

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2016

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to our friends, partners and colleagues! The KAS team welcomes the incoming KAS Representative!

December 18, 2015

Prof. Minh becomes new rector

This week Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Quang Minh won the Universities’ election for the rector position. The official appointment of Prof. Minh is scheduled for next week and the new rector will assume office in early January 2016. KAS staff sends its warmest regards and congratulations to the new rector of USSH! Best wishes to our friend, Prof. Minh! more…

December 10, 2015

KAS supports Vietnam in human rights protection

Human Rights Day is observed every year to commemorate the day on which the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In the effort to promote human rights in Vietnam, KAS has supported the Ministry of Justice to organize the consultative seminar on provisions of the draft penal code on crimes of infringing upon human rights. more…

December 3, 2015

EVFTA signed

The EU and Vietnam on Dec.2 signed a free trade deal that removes nearly all tariffs between Europe and Vietnam. The agreement followed 3 years of intense negotiations between the 28-nation EU and Vietnam, whose two-way trade has grown three-fold to €28 billion in the last 10 years. KAS has supported the Foreign Trade University to host three seminars on EVFTA in Hanoi, Da Nang and HCM City. KAS also finances FTU’s Handbook on EVFTA which will be launched this month. more…

November 28, 2015

KAS Vietnam Country Representative bids farewell

German Charge d’Affaires Hans-Jörg Brunner, representatives of German Foundations, representatives of KAS partners and colleagues attended a reception in Hanoi on Dec. 27 to bid farewell to Country Representative Rabea Brauer as she is going to end her tenure. Ms. Brauer will work at KAS Head Quarter in Berlin as a Team leader. more…

November 27, 2015
Ms. Gisela Elsner at VLA

Director of Rule of Law Programme Asia visits Vietnam

The Rule of Law Programme Asia's Director Gisela Elsner paid a working visit to Vietnam on Nov.27. She had talks with representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Institute of State and Law, the People's Supreme Court, the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and the Vietnam Lawyers Association. Ms. Elsner's visit took place when Vietnam's parliament passed the amended Civil Procedure Code which highlights the defendants' rights to legal assistance.

November 27, 2015

Vietnamese and International Scholars discussed developments in the South China Sea

Ten renowned Vietnamese and prominent international scholars looked at the developments in the region concerning the South China Sea and China's new foreign policies at a conference co-organized by KAS and the USSH on Nov.26-27 at Hilton Hotel Hanoi. The sessions included updates from Naval Officers and Defense Strategists as well as opinions and political insights from the Philippines, Japan, US, India and China. more…