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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.

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 Cambodia, Germany, Political Analysis, Social Justice, Vietnam

 Myanmar, Social-ecological transformation

In his essay, the author Salai Thawng Tha Lian outlines recent challenges that Myanmar is facing in terms of environmental protection and related social aspects.

 Myanmar, Social Justice, Social-ecological transformation, Vietnam

The Partner Meeting 2014 took place between the 28th -31st of July 2014 in Da Lat, Lam Dong province. Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Southeast Asia (RLS SEA) invited 66 participants, including some potential future partners.

 Social Justice, Vietnam

In his working paper the author Christopher Wimmer is aming to summarise the transformation of the Vietnamese society in the 20th century with a focus on female gender roles.

 Political Analysis, Vietnam

This report analyses prominent features of policy directions and development models as evidenced by five Vietnam’s Constitutions (1946, 1959, 1980, 1992, 2013) with a focus on the current one (the 2013 Constitution), thus providing recommendations to programs of Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung (RLS) in Vietnam during the period of 2015-2020.

 Cambodia, Political Analysis

In his working paper in German language Fabian Kiessling is analysing the impacts of the European Union’s “Everything But Arms” program in Cambodia on the life of the rural population.

 Myanmar, Social-ecological transformation

To discuss and exchange about alternatives to development and to share the transformation experiences from other countries of the Global South, the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Southeast Asia (RLS SEA) and the Local Resource Centre Myanmar (LRC) jointly organized a conference in Yangon and Mandalay on 27th – 28th May resp. 29th May 2014.

 Social-ecological transformation, Vietnam

Southeast Asia, especially Vietnam, is heavily endangered by the impacts of climate change. In recent policies the Vietnamese government mainly focuses on technical approaches to adapt to and to mitigate the risks of climate change. It can be foreseen that there will be impacts far beyond the solutions offered by technology.

 Political Analysis

In her synopsis Stephanie Radwanski aims to capture the developments on the disputed territories in the South China and East China Sea in 2013. Eventually, after giving a short introduction to the long lasting conflict and its latest developments, Ms Radwanski gives a prospect on possible outcomes of the conflict.

 Labour, Social Justice, Vietnam

In this report the author Jekaterina Rudolph gives a short overview about the latest research activities on the implementation of migrants’ labour rights done by the Hue University of Science in September 2013.