国際シンポジウム「ドイツの難民の経験と日本への示唆」

シリア難民問題が国際社会において重要な課題になっている今、ドイツはシリア難民の受け入れ・問題においてリーダシップを発揮しています。このシンポジウムは、こうした状況を踏まえて、難民に対するドイツのこれまでの姿勢や、国内での対応状況などについて理解を深めるとともに、ドイツの対応から日本は何を学べるのかについて考えることを目的として行われました。

2015年12月5日(土)、法政大学で、シンポジウム「ドイツはなぜシリア難民を受入れるのか?-ドイツの経験と日本への示唆」(共催:(公財)日本国際交流センター、認定NPO法人難民支援協会、協力:フリードリヒ・エーベルト財団、後援:ドイツ連邦共和国大使館)を開催した。

シリア難民問題が国際社会において重要な課題になっている今、ドイツはシリア難民の受け入れ・問題においてリーダシップを発揮している。このシンポジウムは、こうした状況を踏まえて、難民に対するドイツのこれまでの姿勢や、国内での対応状況などについて理解を深めるとともに、ドイツの対応から日本は何を学べるのかについて考えることを目的として行われた。

Program

Opening Remarks: Toshihiro Menju

Keynote Speech 1: “The rapid increase in refugees and Germany’s response”—Andrew Horvat (Josai International University)

Keynote Speech 2: “Refugees and German domestic affairs”—Ryo Kuboyama (Senshu University)

Panel Discussion

Speakers

Andrew Horvat Josai International University

Ryo Kuboyama Senshu University

Yuki Moriya Public Information Officer, UN Refugee Agency

Eri Ishikawa Board Chair, Japan Association for Refugees

Moderator: Toshihiro Menju, Managing Director and Chief Program Officer, Japan Center for International Exchange

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Events

German-Japanese Economy Dialogue

During the visit of Mr. Wolfgang Tiefensee, State Minister of Economy, Science and the Digital Society in the government of Thuringia, the Japanese-German dialogue on economic policy was deepened. Minister Tiefensee met with Diet Members and researchers in Tokyo.

 

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EPRIE 2017- Exchange Program For Regional Integration In East Asia And Europe

EPRIE 2017 will take a closer look at global migration patterns as well as differences and similarities between migration policies in Europe and East Asia.

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Symposium "Ageing Societies and Legal Approaches"

Germany and Japan are both confronting substantial social and political challenges of an increasingly aging society. Their goal is to find sustainable solutions, particularly with regards to social and labor rights. Among important objectives in this field are generational equity, financial viability of the social security system, and prevention of age discrimination. By comparing both countries’ legal frameworks, resolutions and strategies on the issue, potential problems can be uncovered and possibly avoided.

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Graphic: Publications, J. Traud

Latest Publications

Study "Social Innovation Polcy for Industry 4.0"

The concept of “Industry 4.0” outlines the vision of a smart factory, which is characterised by the complete networking of all production parts and processes: real time control via ITC and the increased use of robots, which control themselves, are developments that should contribute to greater productivity through resource efficiency. The shift is already under way and the concept of Industry 4.0 is shaping the digital discourse in Germany.

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Interview "House of Representatives Elections 2017"

Interview with Sven Saaler regarding the 2017 House of Represenatives election and the trouble of the largest opposition party, the Democratic Party of Japan.

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Commentary "House of Representatives Elections 2017"

In the 2017 House of Representatives election, the LDP could again win a clear victory. The opposition was more divided than ever, after the break-up of the Democratic Party, and could not pose a serious challenge to the Abe government.

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