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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Discussion: The Future of Japanese Foreign Policy
KAS Japan organized a roundtable discussion with members of the diplomatic community in Tokyo as well as Japanese experts on international relations. Possible developments in US-Japanese relations were discussed against the background of ongoing challenges in Asia and the outcome of the US election.
The KAS Japan hosted a roundtable discussion for a delegation of the German Federal Academy for Security Policy in Tokyo. Together with experts the participants discussed both current demographic developments in Japan as well as Japan's unique society model.
Member of parliament Prof. Heinz Riesenhuber in Tokyo
On the occasion of Prof. Heinz Riesenhuber's and Mark Hauptmann's visit to Tokyo, the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation Japan office hosted a roundtable with Japanese experts on economy and research. Special attention during the discussion was given to the impact of changing demographics on Japan's economy.
Picture gallery of international CSR-conference in Seoul now online.
Pictures of international conference in Tokyo now online.