Roundtable Discussion: “Where are Japan’s foreign relations headed? Reflections on recent developments in North East Asia and the US”

Discussion: The Future of Japanese Foreign Policy

KAS Japan organized a roundtable discussion with members of the diplomatic community in Tokyo as well as Japanese experts on international relations. Possible developments in US-Japanese relations were discussed against the background of ongoing challenges in Asia and the outcome of the US election.

BAKS Course for Senior Officials in Tokyo

The KAS Japan hosted a roundtable discussion for a delegation of the German Federal Academy for Security Policy in Tokyo. Together with experts the participants discussed both current demographic developments in Japan as well as Japan's unique society model. more…

Professor Riesenhuber

Member of parliament Prof. Heinz Riesenhuber in Tokyo

On the occasion of Prof. Heinz Riesenhuber's and Mark Hauptmann's visit to Tokyo, the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation Japan office hosted a roundtable with Japanese experts on economy and research. Special attention during the discussion was given to the impact of changing demographics on Japan's economy.



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.


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CSR and the Media in Asia

Apr. 18

Economic Growth and the Role of Women

Implications of the Group of Seven for Gender Equality

Mar. 9

The Role of EU and NATO for Japan's Security

Nov. 30 - Dec. 3

Challenges for Competition Policy on the Eve of the ASEAN-Economic Community


Roundtable Discussion with the BAKS

The KAS Japan welcomed the participants of the second "Course for Senior Officials 2016" organized by the Federal Academy for Security Policy in Tokyo. The delegation was introduced to current socio-political trends and [...] more…

A fresh start for Myanmar's economy

In his article “A fresh start for Myanmar's economy” Dr. Detlef Rehn analyses the economic outlook of Myanmar under its new NLD-government. more…

The Philippines under new leadership

The article “The Philippines under new leadership” by Dr. Detlef Rehn analyses potential economic developments in the Philippines after the election of its new president Rodrigo Duterte. more…

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