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Analyses, Perspectives and Opinions

RLS Southeast Asia regularly publishes political analyses and working papers on current and relevant topics from the Mekong Region. Together with our partners, we shed light on different opinions and introduce perspectives on pressing social and ecological questions and challenges. The publications are categorized according to topics and countries and can be selected using the links below.

 Cambodia, Political Analysis

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In his report, the author Manuel Palz aims to summarize the developments prior and after the General Elections in Cambodia.

 Myanmar, Political Analysis

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In her synopsis in the German language Lena-Marie Hentschel summarizes developments oin terms of “Freedom of the press in Myanmar - Developments since the 2012 by-elections”.

 Labour, Vietnam

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In her findings, the author Randi Luise Becker aims to summarize the current status of domestic workers in Vietnam at present state.

 Social-ecological transformation, Vietnam

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In 2012 RLS supported the project “Towards a participatory policy development: the case of revised Electricity Law in Vietnam” conducted by the Hanoian NGO Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID).

 Political Analysis, Vietnam

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In this German language report the authors Nadja Charaby and Felix Münster summarise the developments in Vietnam during the last year.

 Labour, Vietnam

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In his working paper the author Volker Bellgart argues that Corporate Social Responsibility has a strong potential to help improving working conditions in Vietnam by empowering the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour, the state trade union.

 Social-ecological transformation

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It is discussed that transforming the global development model must focus on quality instead of quantity, on
sufficiency instead of affluence and on human needs instead of desires. The presentation was held by Daniel Bladh during the 9th Asie Europe People’s Forum for the Vientiane Nights organised by RLS and the International Organizing Committee of the AEPF.