Events - Rule of Law Programme Asia
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International Cooperation in the Mekong Region I
The Mekong River in Vietnam
As a pilot for the KAS Environmental Law Talks, international experts meet to discuss aspects of transnational cooperation in the field of environmental protection, focussion on ASEAN and the Mekong River region. The series start in Vietnam.
Southeast Asia and the International Criminal Court
Philippines ratify Rome Statute
On occasion of the Philippines' ratification of the Rome Statute, a regional forum high lightened the International Criminal Court's importance for Southeast Asia in the field of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Property and Land Rights in East- and Southeast Asia
Comparison of Systems
In a two-day workshop, academics compared systems of property and landrights, mechanisms of expropriation as well as their economic and social consequences with regard to various regional clusters.
Annual meeting of the Asian Legal Information Network
On their annual meeting law experts from ASEAN Institute for Strategic and International Studies discussed legal consequences of an aging society as well as possibilities to protect the human rights of spouses and workers in globalising societies.
3rd Summer Lecture on Global Constitutional Law
Chinese scholars examining US- and Latinamerican Constitutions
This year´s summer lecture at Peking University dealt with US- and Latinamerican Constitution. Again the Chinese participants showed intense interest in the topic and impressed with their knowledgable involvement in the manifold discussions.
3rd Media Legal Defence Conference
Defending freedom of press
120 lawyers, journalists and experts made extensive use of this international conference to exchange their often personal experience with defamation and censorship. They agree: Freedom of speech and press remain a big challenge in many Asian states.
The Rights of the Accused in Criminal Proceedings
Bhutan and Germany in discourse
KAS conducted a seminar in cooperation with the Office of the Attorney General of Bhutan on the rights of the accused in criminal proceedings, among others attended by German Chief Federal Prosecutor Prof. Monika Harms and Prof. Dr. Markus Jaeger.
The Criminal Procedure in the Rule of Law
The Role of the Prosecution
In the cause of the Vietnamese justice reform, the prosecution is looking forward to be more efficient in order to strengthen the rule of law. This issue will be discussed with high profile speakers from Germany and Vietnam.
Guarantee the Right to Access to the Administrative Jurisdiction
10 Years Administrative Courts in Thailand
Citzen's rights are even better protected by specialised Administrative Courts. Since their inception ten years ago the Administrative Courts of Thailand have become a best practice example for the wider region.
Malaysian Bar Council Human Rights Debate 2010
A Debating tournament on the International Human Rights Day
In conjunction with the International Human Rights Day the Malaysian Bar Council Human Rights Committee is organizing a debating tournament on human rights to advocate human rights and promote the idea of free speech.