The European debt crisis
In his answers to 55 questions the renowned expert on Europe presented his analysis of the roots and possible solutions for the current crisis in Europe.
KAS Japan Forum
The KAS Japan Office invites you for a discussion on the perspectives of German-Japanese relations on 10 Dez 2013, 18.00 hrs at the ANA InterContinental Hotel Tokyo. The event will be held in German and Japanese.
Germany's switch to renewables
Fellows of our Journalist Academy set off on a journey to collect voices and impressions on Germany’s switch to renewables
The proceedings of the SOPAS-Workshop "Challenges for Fiscal and Monetary Policies", organized in cooperation with the Institute for International Monetary Affairs on 16 July 2013 in Tokyo, have now been released in an Occasional Paper. The entire publication is availalbe for download.
Security Dialogue on the Maritime Domain
During their three-day visit to Japan, the German experts Lutz Feldt, Peter Roell and Ralph Thiele took part in a number of discussions on current issues of maritime security organized by the KAS Japan Office. At the heart of the their program, there were a closed experts' meeting and a public discussion forum in cooperation with the Tokyo Foundation. Further meetings took place at the National Institute for Defense Studies as well as with the Japan Institute of International Affairs.
SOPAS Workshop in Tokyo
On 16 July 2013 the SOPAS regional program organized a workshop on "Challenges for Fiscal and Monetary Policies - Effects on Economies and Societies" in cooperation with IIMA. The eminent economists and finance experts from Germany, Japan, China, Korea, India, Thailand, Philippines and USA attended the event to discuss about the current obstacles of fiscal and monetary policies on a country level as well as a regional level.
Preparatory Workshop for SOPAS Project
As a part of its project on market economic systems and challenges in Asia, the KAS Social Economic Governance Programme Asia (SOPAS) on the morning of 16 July 2013 hosted a preparatory workshop with economic experts from Germany and the region. Jörg Wolff discussed and evaluated with members of the Project Lead Group ideas and strategies for the further course of the project.
Guest Lecture by Prof. Rupert Scholz
On 10 July 2013, the famous expert in constitutional law and the former Federal Minister of Defense Prof. Dr. Rupert Schulz gave a lecture under the title of "the European Union Today - from German perspective" at the Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto. After the lecture, KAS Japan Office in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Masahisa Deguchi organized a closed expert meeting with the renowned law experts including the president of Japanese Society of International Law, Prof. Kimio Yakushiji.
SOPAS Conference in Shanghai
As a part of its Social and Economic Governance Programme Asia (SOPAS), the KAS Japan Office in cooperation with Shanghai University of International Business and Economics held a conference on "Economic Governance Strategies in the Age of FTAs - Asian and European Perspectives" with a number of high ranking representatives from the most important actors in global trade on 05 July 2013 in Shanghai.
SOPAS event in Beijing
Dr. Michael Fuchs gave a presentation at SOPAS event
On 4 July 2013 the Social and Economic Governance Programme Asia (SOPAS) supported by KAS Office in China | Beijing hosted a lecture event on "European-Chinese Economic and Trade Relationships – actual trends and challenges". Dr. Michael Fuchs, Vice-Chairman of the CDU/CSU-Parliamentary Group, gave a well received lecture on the current economic and trade situations faced by Europe and China.