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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Welcome

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

"Energy Security and Climate Change in East Asia"

Energy Security and Climate Change will be one of the major challenges for the Asian region in near future. Therefore, KAS Japan office invited young leaders and regional experts to discuss new ways of dealing with the topic. more…

Between political alienation and economic dependence

THE SINO-JAPANESE RELATIONS AFTER THE LDP ELECTION VICTORY AND THE CP CONGRESS

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping could vastly expand their political power this autumn. Both are now in a position to govern for years to come. Abe dissolved the Japanese Lower House in order to [...] more…

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…

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