Asia's Shifting Geopolitics from a Security and Economic Perspective

On June 4, the KAS office in Tokyo hosted a non-public roundtable discussion for delegates of the Sub-Committee on NATO Partnerships of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. The event will focus on the geopolitical developments in Asia. more…


Institutionalizing Anti-Corruption and Good Governance

International experts on Anti-Corruption and Good Governance participated in this conference to suggest strategies on combating corruption in Asia. more…

Combating Corruption – Implications of the G20 Action Plan for the Asia-Pacific Region

Due to high demand, the publication "Combating Corruption" by Norman Abjorensen is now available again. 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.



Energy Efficiency - Opportunities for Japan and Europe

Dr. Gerhard Fasol, Eurotechnology Japan KK

This report summarizes the major reasons for the Fukushima-Dai-Ichi nuclear accident and its impact, e.g. the accelerated introduction of renewable energy in Japan via feed-in-tariffs, and electricity market reform and [...] more…

Combating Corruption - Implications of the G20 Action Plan for the Asia-Pacific Region

Nepotism, Bribery, Patronage, Collusion… The list of categories in the murky sphere of corruption appears to be a bottomless pit. The obstinate prevalence of corruption has, for the longest time, been one of the most perturbing [...] more…

Climate Report 2014

Energy security and climate chance worldwide

Over the past few years, energy policy has increasingly become the focus of discussions on climate change. Within those debates, opinions on using energy from fossil fuels and renewable energies differ widely. This publication is [...] more…

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