Kollektive Führung vs. konzentrierte Macht?

Nach dem Tod des Staatspräsidenten übernimmt Generalsekretär Trong auch das Präsidentenamt.

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China Talk 11

China and the re-centering of Asia

At the 11th China Talk on December 11, organised by KAS and the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV), it has been a privilege to welcome Prof. Dr. Brantly Womack from the Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics at the University of Virginia as the presenter on the topic “China and the re-centering of Asia”. Prof. Womack is an expert on Chinese domestic and international politics and affairs and in particular interested in the relations between China and Vietnam. His presentation was complemented by two experts from the DAV and the Vietnam Academy on Social Science as well as a question and answer session with the audience.

KAS Vietnam is looking for a new Project Manager


KAS Vietnam is looking for a new Project Manager to complete our team in Hanoi. Tasks vary from planning and implementing KAS activities to keeping a close cooperation with partners and international experts, as well as developing general conceptual work for KAS Vietnam. Please find a detailed description of responsibilities and requirements in the attached file. We are looking forward to your application and hope to welcome you as a new KAS member!

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Reviewing cooperation activities in 2018 and planning for 2019

About 50 people representing KAS partners have joined the KAS team late last week in Serena Resort, Kim Boi District, Hoa Binh Province to review cooperation activities in 2018 and plan for 2019. The two-day event was also a chance for the partners to discuss possible new forms of cooperation and to learn more about KAS accounting rule as well as networking.

Adenauer Fellowship Programme 2019

Call for Applications: Adenauer Fellowship Programme 2019

KAS Vietnam would like to inform scholarships for Asian journalists who want to do a Master or Diploma in journalism. The scholarships are provided by the Singapore-based KAS Media Regional Programme. More details in English are to be found at

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Foreign policy of China after the 19th National Congress

China Talk 10

On 7 November the 10th China Talk by the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam and KAS hosted Prof. Jaeho Hwang from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in South Korea. He analysed the policies of China after the 19th National Congress and the consequences for the international community. The lecture was complemented by two commentators from Vietnamese research institutes and a Q&A with the audience.


The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is a German political foundation. With our office in Hanoi, where we are present since 1993, we commit ourselves - together with our partners - to the promotion of rule-of-law structures, representative democracy, sustainable and social market economy as well as regional and international integration. With activities such as conferences, training, research and publications we aim to contribute to Vietnam's socio-political and economic development and to international cooperation and understanding.
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