Event Reports

The Mekong Forum 2

ASEAN Centrality in addressing the challenges in the Mekong sub-region

On September 27th 2022, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Institute for Foreign Policy and Strategic Studies (IFPSS) of the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam jointly organized the second Mekong Forum about "ASEAN's centrality in addressing the challenges of the Mekong Sub-region". As the Mekong issue plays an imperative role for the whole Southeast Asian region, the ASEAN Mekong Basin Development Cooperation (AMBDC) was established in 1996. However, it has made no significant progress compared to other dynamic mechanisms in the sub-region.

Macro-economic stabilisation is Vietnam's top priority

Ukraine war remains the biggest risk to Vietnam's inflation: expert

Despite the spiral increase of some essential commodities, foodstuff and services in the first eight months of 2022, domestic inflation rate this year is projected at between 3.5-3.8%.

Webinar#3 of HOPE project

Topic: Green building design and sustainable neighborhood development towards public health in the built environment of Vietnam

HOPE is the joint project between Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Vietnam and Hanoi University of Civil Engineering with technical support from Hamburg University (Germany). The project aims at overcoming and providing concepts to the many challenges in bringing together the dimension of health with urban sustainability. Das Projekt zielt darauf ab, die zahlreichen Herausforderungen bei der Verknüpfung von Gesundheit und städtischer Nachhaltigkeit zu bewältigen und Lösungskonzepte dafür zu erarbeiten.

Improving performance of the elected bodies and deputies in handling people's petitions

In Vietnam, meetings with voters are regularly carried out by National Assembly deputies before and after NA sessions while the NA Standing Committee’s Commission of People’s Petition (CPP) is the first and focal point in handling people’s petitions beside NA deputies delegations, People’s Councils and Fatherland Fronts.

Workshop Legal development on juvenile justice in Vietnam

The past few years, Vietnam has made great progress in improving the legal system for juveniles, whether juvenile offenders or minor victims and witnesses in criminal cases. Some important laws such as the Criminal Code, the Criminal Procedure Law, Law on Criminal Judgment Execution, Law on Children, Law on Organization of People's Courts… have been amended with regard to making the procedure friendlier and safeguarding the interests of juveniles.

Assessment of Top 500 Vietnamese largest private enterprises

KAS Vietnam and the National Centre for Socio-Economic Information and Forecast (NCIF) released a research assessing the performance of the top 500 Vietnamese private enterprises (VPE500). The study identifies the 500 largest Vietnamese private enterprises based on three criteria: labor size, total assets, and revenue. The researchers analyze the performance of the VPE500 to provide a snapshot of the of their current situation as well as their relationship with the rest of the private sector.

Innovation for Networked Security Policy Livelihood Security during and after the Covid-19

A Competition for Undergraduate Students

Since 2020, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Vietnam has been cooperating with the University of Social Sciences and Humanities to implement a long-term youth-oriented-project in the form of a competition with the theme “Innovation for Networked Security Policy” with the desire to make ‘networked security policy’ better known to general public. Following the success of the first competition focusing on “Coping with Food Insecurity and Climate Change”, this year 2022 second one concentrated is about “Livelihood Security During and After COVID-19”.

The 8th Ocean Dialogue

40th Anniversary of UNCLOS: Promoting Maritime Cooperation in Southeast Asia

Ocean Dialogue is one of the flagship cooperation programs between Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Vietnam and Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV). Each Ocean Dialogue goes into a carefully set out topic. The series of Ocean Dialogue intends to raise the importance of the maritime/sea/ocean by building up the knowledge and looking at it from different angles. Maritime issues are of great importance to the countries around the South China Sea, which affect their economic, political, environmental and security context. Not only regionally is this topic of relevance, it is of equal importance to the global community.

KAS-MoJ Training workshop - Law on Handling Administrative Violations

New points of the law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the law on handling administrative violations

With the aims of introducing the provisions of the Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Law on Handling of Administrative Violations, on 2/6/2022, KAS Vietnam co-operated with Ministry of Justice – Department of Management of Handling Administrative Violations and Monitoring Law Enforcement organize an extensive training workshop to disseminate the contents

China Talk 19

US - China Competition in the Southeast Asia

On May 11th 2022, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Vietnam and Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam jointly held the 19th edition of the China talk series. Until now, 18 China Talks have been carried out with different topics ranging from China’s foreign and security affairs to domestic politics such as analyzing the Communist Party Congresses or assessing Chinese Soft Power. And the 19th edition focused on US - China Competition in the Southeast Asia.

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, its educational institutions, centres and foreign offices, offer several thousand events on various subjects each year. We provide up to date and exclusive reports on selected conferences, events and symposia at www.kas.de. In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.

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