“NATO and Japan: The mutual benefit of improving relations between NATO and Japan”

This international conference aims to explore the potential areas, benefits and possible challenges of cooperation between Japan and NATO, by seeking the input of distinguished experts from fields of the defence sector and that of international relations. more…


Energy Efficiency - Opportunities for Japan and Europe

The Fukushima-Dai-Ichi nuclear accident was a traumatic event with global impact on energy and electricity markets. This report written by Dr. Gerhard Fasol, Eurotechnology Japan KK i.a. summarizes the major reasons for the nuclear accident and its impact. more…

Event in Berlin

"2015 will be a good year" - Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and Japan

German and Japanese experts at the Academy of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation discussed the benefits and challenges of a free trade agreement between Japan and the European Union. more…



The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is a political foundation in the Federal Republic of Germany. Its activities and projects support a proactive approach towards international cooperation and understanding. This website serves to give an overview of the foundation’s activities in Japan.



Energy Efficiency - Opportunities for Japan and Europe

Dr. Gerhard Fasol, Eurotechnology Japan KK

This report summarizes the major reasons for the Fukushima-Dai-Ichi nuclear accident and its impact, e.g. the accelerated introduction of renewable energy in Japan via feed-in-tariffs, and electricity market reform and [...] more…

Combating Corruption - Implications of the G20 Action Plan for the Asia-Pacific Region

Nepotism, Bribery, Patronage, Collusion… The list of categories in the murky sphere of corruption appears to be a bottomless pit. The obstinate prevalence of corruption has, for the longest time, been one of the most perturbing [...] more…

Development and Social Security in Asia

The future of effective social security systems in Asia depends on economic development. Following an increase in labour productivity and domestic consumption a financially strong middle class may evolve and income disparities [...] more…

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