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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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 Social Justice, Vietnam

Large-Scale investments in the Mekong-Region

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

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 Vietnam

Situation Analysis of the Vietnamese electricity sector

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

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 Social Justice, Vietnam

Study on Social Justice in Vietnam

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.

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 Cambodia, Germany, Political Analysis, Social Justice, Vietnam

 Myanmar, Social Justice, Social-ecological transformation, Vietnam

[Burmese only] Partner Meeting 2014: Talking about Social Justice, Socio-Ecological Transformation and Participatory Politics

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.

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 Social Justice, Vietnam

Soldiers and Housewives - Change and continuity in female gender roles in 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.

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 Political Analysis, Vietnam

Baseline Desk Study on Policy Directions and Development Models through Vietnam’s Constitutions

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.

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 Social-ecological transformation, Vietnam

The victims of climate change - The social impact of climate change at the Vietnamese side of the Mekong River Delta

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.

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 Labour, Social Justice, Vietnam

Migrant workers’ labour rights

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.

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 Labour, Vietnam

Domestic work in Vietnam – A legislative perspective

In her findings, the author Randi Luise Becker aims to summarize the current status of domestic workers in Vietnam at present state.

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