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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.

 Social-ecological transformation, Vietnam

Climate change is causing negative impacts on all countries and their production activities.  Mekong River basin is ranked as one of the most vulnerable regions under climate change. To adapt with climate change, Mekong countries have built their national policy strategies and action plans. In addition, some climate change response initiatives have been introduced and implemented at sub-regional level. This short paper reviews climate change impacts and responding policies of the Mekong countries.

 Social Justice, Social-ecological transformation, Vietnam

Smallholder farmers in Huong Lam commune, Ha Tinh province, Viet Nam were surveyed to identify what ecosystems they depend on, what climate change impacts they face, and what Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) measures that are appropriate for the area.

 Vietnam

True internationalism was first introduced and developed in Vietnam in the twentieth century through the revolutionary activities of Ho Chi Minh.

 Vietnam

 Vietnam

For three years, AFV/AAV and RLS SEA have had an excellent cooperative relationship based on transparency, equality, and mutual development.

 Germany, Vietnam

Disbelief, horror, astonishment—these days, when there are reports on the Vietnamese news about how Europe is handling the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are literally no longer able to understand the world.

 Vietnam

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.

 Vietnam

For the last ten years, the office—RLS SEA—has operated regionally in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar. To mark the occasion, RLS SEA organized an international conference in Hanoi on 13 May 2019 to review its collaborations and refine its approach for the coming program cycles.

 Labour, Social Justice, Vietnam

The study “Challenges to social rights of workers in Vietnam - Case study of garment sector” conducted by Institute for Workers and Trade Unions (IWTU), Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), 2017 in cooperation with Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Southeast Asia (RLS SEA).

 Social Justice, Vietnam

The study “Social security in Vietnam and the role of Vietnamese people’s organizations in building and implementing social security policies” conducted by Vietnam Peace and Development Foundation (VPDF) in cooperation with Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Southeast Asia.