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November 18, 2013

KAS Japan Forum

Vor der dritten Regierung Merkel: Perspektiven der deutsch-japanischen Beziehungen / 日独関係のゆくえ

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. more…

November 14, 2013

Germany's switch to renewables

Plan E, a web-magazine about German "Energiewende", is now out in English

Fellows of our Journalist Academy set off on a journey to collect voices and impressions on Germany’s switch to renewables more…

August 23, 2013

Occasional Paper

Challenges for Fiscal and Monetary Policies

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. more…

July 24, 2013

Security Dialogue on the Maritime Domain

German Security Experts in Japan

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. more…

July 17, 2013

SOPAS Workshop in Tokyo

Challenges for Fiscal and Monetary Policies - Effects on Economies and Societies

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. more…

July 16, 2013

Preparatory Workshop for SOPAS Project

Market Economic Challenges in Asia

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. more…

July 11, 2013

Guest Lecture by Prof. Rupert Scholz

The European Union Today - from a German perspective

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. more…

July 5, 2013

SOPAS Conference in Shanghai

Economic Governance Strategies in the Age of FTAs - Asian and European Perspectives

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. more…

July 4, 2013
AB Japan BM-BMZ-13-009 Economic Governance Strategies in the Age of FTAs

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.

June 7, 2013

SOPAS Conference in Manila

Competition Policies as Instruments of Social and Economic Development

As a part of its Social and Economic Governance Programme Asia (SOPAS) and with regard to the envisioned ASEAN Economic Community, that shall also encompass a standardization of competition laws and procedures, the KAS Japan Office in cooperation with the Asian Institute of Management Policy Center hosted a conference on "Competition Policies as Instruments of Social and Economic Development: Asian Perspectives" with experts from Northeast, South und Southeastasia on 06 June 2013 in Manila. more…