SECURITY CHALLENGES IN ASIA AND EUROPE IN 2017

Numerous international security policy experts followed KAS’ and Temple University Japan Campus’ invitation and participated in a full-day conference on July 11th at the Capitol Hotel Tokyu. more…

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. more…

The State of Japanese Economic Affairs

The State of Japanese Economic Affairs

On June 9 the KAS Japan office welcomed members of the work group on budget and finance of the CDU in the State Parliament of Saxony. During a roundtable discussion, Japanese economic experts provided the delegation with a briefing on Japanese economic affairs.

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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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Publications

Japan's Hot Summer

There is no sign of a summer slump. The priorly largely successful LDP and Prime Minister Abe see themselves confronted with the harsh reality of electoral defeats, rapidly dropping approval ratings and political scandals. Abe [...] more…

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

Who Killed the Model Family?

Unintended Consequence of Work and Family Policies in Japan

Prof. Keiko Hirao's featured guest contribution offers a in-depth analysis of the demise of the "traditional" Japanese family model and its political implications. Our guest author also outlines contemporary political and [...] more…

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