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. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-07-13:meldung:56950 1930 - 2017: 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. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-06-26:meldung:56720 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. Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-06-12:meldung:56424 Young Leaders Forum 2017 - Seoul // Between June 5-8, students from Japan, Korea and China were given the opportunity to exchange their views on the effects of demographic change in the region. The trilateral SOPAS-workshop enabled the "young leaders" to engage in fruitful discussions with their peers and professors. Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-06-12:meldung:56422 Social Market Economy in South Asia // From May 22nd-26th, the regional SOPAS programme organized a roundtable discussion in cooperation with the Sri Lankan Pathfinder Foundation based in Colombo. Experts from Germany and Sri Lanka exchanged their views on how SMEs within the framework of a Social Market Economy can be fostered in South Asia. Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-05-29:meldung:56212 Briefing for the Parliamentary Oversight Panel (PKGr) // On April 20th we were pleased to welcome a delegation of the Parliamentary Oversight Panel of the German Bundestag (PKGr) to a roundtable discussion titled “Multi-Dimensional Security Challenges in the region”. Together with international experts the delegation debated issues concerning maritime and cyber security in the Asia-Pacific region. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-04-21:meldung:55759 Impressions of 40 Years in Asia In cooperation with OAG Tokyo Thomas Awe gave a speech about his experiences and thoughts of his work for Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Japan, South Korea, China and the Philippines. The audience and Thomas Awe used the chance to discuss his experiences about contemporary Asia and expected future developments. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-03-23:meldung:55358 SOPAS - Roundtable Discussions in Manila From February 23rd to 24th the regional SOPAS programme organized a series of political and socio-economic roundtable discussions with Philippine experts of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), the Senate Economic Planning Office (SEPO) as well as the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC). Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-02-27:meldung:54997 KAS Japan visits the University of Kobe KAS Japan introduced its work in Germany and Asia to students and professors of the EU Studies Program at the University of Kobe. In lively discussions with the students issues pertaining to the future of the EU especially against the background of upcoming elections in France, the Netherlands and Germany were debated. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-02-21:meldung:54921 Cooperation in Science, Technology, and Research For the first event of the new year KAS Japan invited German and Japanese experts from the fields of science, research, and technology to discuss potential for inter-institutional cooperation. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-01-20:meldung:54550