Abelympics instead of Abenomics

Contemporary music from Japan is branded “J-Pop”. The "J-Curve", however, has nothing to do with Japan. more…

Minister President of Saxony meets Asian economic experts in Tokyo

During his one-week trip to Japan, Minister President Stanislaw Tillich of the Free State of Saxony in Germany came together with economic experts from India, Bangladesh, the Philippines, the People's Republic of China, Malaysia, Japan and New Zealand. more…

KAS event in Berlin

Japan and the EU - The Free Trade Agreement as a Pathfinder to Closer Cooperation

On 13 March in Berlin, KAS is organizing a discussion on current FTA negotiations in cooperation with JETRO. 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.



The whole world is watching Germany

Former German Environment Minister Klaus Töpfer in interview with KAS.de

A translation of a phone interview with Klaus Töpfer on the German "Energiewende" ("Die ganze Welt blickt auf Deutschland", 29 July 2013) more…

The Social Market Economy

What does it really mean?

The Social Market Economy is a proven economic and social model that not only provided Germany with its economic miracle after the Second World War, but that also brought the country many years of stability and prosperity. But [...] more…

Europe Cannot Remain What It Is

Lessons from Europe's Debt Crisis: Governmental Union, Fiscal Union and European Civil Religion

The debt crisis has held sway over European politics for almost four years. These turbulent times have seen numerous new agreements at the European level as well as rescue packages for individual countries of the Eurozone. In [...] more…

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