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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.

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 Vietnam

A successful partnership of RLS SEA Hanoi and AFV/AAV

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

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 Germany, Vietnam

How Arrogance Calls Development into Question

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.

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 Vietnam

"Nothing is more precious than independence and freedom" - Ho Chi Minh's legacy 50 years on

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.

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 Vietnam

Achievements and Future Prospects - Celebrating ten years of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung in 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.

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 Vietnam

Dual-Use approaches for Solar energy and Food production: International experience and potentials for Viet Nam

This study analyses new concepts and applicatons of renewable energy use – with a main focus on solar energy – that aim to combine agricultural producton and clean power generaton on the same land area, and thereby to reduce land-use conficts between these two essental sectors.

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 Political Analysis, Vietnam

Karl Marx's thoughts on Social Justice and Democracy and its current relevance

Proceedings of the International Conference on "Karl Marx's thoughts on Social Justice and Democracy and its current relevance" co-organized by RLS SEA. Hanoi office and the Institute of Philosophy (IoP - VASS) in October 2018.

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 Labour, Social Justice, Vietnam

Challenges to social rights of workers in Vietnam - Case study of garment sector

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).

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 Social Justice, Vietnam

Social security in Vietnam and the role of Vietnamese people’s organizations in building and implementing social security policies

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.

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 Social Justice, Vietnam

An analysis of political views and policies in poverty reduction and pension for elderly in Vietnam

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.

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 Labour, Vietnam

Vietnamese Migrant Domestic workers – With special focus on Taiwan and Saudi Arabia markets

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.

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