International Symposium

Prospects and Challenges for the Future Generation

“Generation Y” and “Generation Z” - What are the work prospects for this generation? The conference “Prospects and Challenges for the Future Generation” on 03. December 2014 in Tokyo addresses the challenges and analyses possible policy reforms both from a Japanese, German and Asian perspective. more…


Asia’s Approach to Professional Corporate Social Responsibility

The conference "Asia’s Approach to Professional Corporate Social Responsibility: Chances and Challenges for Closer International Cooperation" on 19 November 2014 in Vietnam aims to discuss, analyze and uncover the chances and challenges of implementing CSR policies from various perspectives. more…


Afghanistan: Lessons Learnt and the Road ahead

The conference on 24 September 2014 in Tokyo analyzed the current situation in Afghanistan. Experts from Afghanistan, Japan, Germany and NATO illustrated the chances and challenges for future cooperation. 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.



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…

The whole world is watching Germany

Former German Environment Minister Klaus Töpfer in interview with

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…

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