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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.

 Labour, Vietnam

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

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.