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Fighting for a Fair Society
The Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung is one of the six major political foundations in the Federal Republic of Germany, tasked primarily with conducting political education for progressive social development both at home and abroad. The Stiftung is closely linked to the German Left Party, Die Linke. Since its founding in 1990, the Stiftung’s work has adhered to the legacy of its namesake, German socialist leader Rosa Luxemburg, and seeks to represent critical thinking and democratic socialism with an unwavering internationalist focus.
The Hanoi office of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Southeast Asia embraces a mission of supporting the transformation of countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar into participatory, socially just, and ecologically sustainable societies. The RLS SEA Regional Representative Office in Hanoi opened its doors in April 2009 and currently cooperates with around 15 partner organizations, including academic institutions, universities, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, government institutions, and parliaments.
Our mission in Southeast Asia
Global economic growth is accompanied by a widening income gap and increasing social inequality. We support our partners working against this development.
We foster spaces to discuss alternative development models and promote ideas for a socially just and ecological transformation.
We believe in a multilateral problem-solving approach and support our partners to participate in regional and international forums.
This section features our most recent as well as older publications addressing relevant and pressing issues in the Mekong Delta.
Our motto is
“(S)he who writes, remains”.
"Nothing is more precious than independence and freedom" - Ho Chi Minh's legacy 50 years after his death
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of Ho Chi Minh, the RLS SEA looks back on the legacy of the man who is still omnipresent in Vietnam.