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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.

 Germany, Political Analysis, Social Justice, Social-ecological transformation

Saving the Climate, not Capitalism - For a Social and Ecological System Change

By Bernd Riexinger and Lorenz Gösta Beutin

 Germany, Political Analysis

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Originally a lecture given as part of a political dialogue between a delegation of the Left Party and the Communist Party of Vietnam held in November 2018 and facilitated by the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung.

 Myanmar, Political Analysis

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Despite the democracy movement’s electoral success, questions about the country’s development remain.

 Myanmar, Political Analysis, Social-ecological transformation

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In his working paper in German language, the author Christian Landenberger is summarizing the recent changes of Myanmar’s constitution since the beginning of the transformation process. He is aiming to evaluate the changes and he provides prospects for the future of Myanmar.

 Cambodia, Political Analysis

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 Cambodia, Germany, Political Analysis, Social Justice, Vietnam

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 Political Analysis, Vietnam

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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

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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.

 Political Analysis

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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.

 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.