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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.

 Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh bust in a meeting room of the national assembly

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.

 Labour, Vietnam

Vietnam considers sending nationals working overseas a socio-economic strategy to develop human resources, solving unemployment, generating income, increasing foreign exchange reserves, and strengthening cooperative relations with other countries.

 Vietnam

RLS SEA ten year celebration

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

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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.

 Social Justice, Vietnam

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The research was conducted by Dr. Ngo Thi Ngoc Anh, Dr. Tran Thi Hong and MA. Nguyen Thi Hien in cooperation with Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Southeast Asia.

 Social Justice, Vietnam

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Across the Mekong region, ‘development’ has become synonymous with rapid economic growth, to be achieved through predominantly large-scale, private investments.

 Vietnam

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The study gives an overview of the framework conditions for a transition towards a socially inclusive renewable energy based electricity sector in Vietnam.

 Social Justice, Vietnam

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In this baseline desk study, the author Vu Ngoc Binh provides interesting insights into Vietnam’s recent social situation as well as ideas for a future engagement of RLS in Vietnam.

 Cambodia, Germany, Political Analysis, Social Justice, Vietnam

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