International Symposium "Energy Shift in Japan and Germany: Challenges, Opportunities, and Potential for German-Japanese Cooperation"

The symposium aims at expanding the dialogue and exchange regarding the process of phasing out nuclear power and the shift towards renewable energies in Germany and Japan.

Picture: FES Japan

Picture: FES Japan

Picture: FES Japan

The symposium aims at expanding the dialogue and exchange regarding the process of phasing out nuclear power and the shift towards renewable energies in Germany and Japan. Experts are expected to discuss the background of current developments. Similarities as well as differences between the challenges facing the two countries shall be examined under political, economic, and technical viewpoints.

Date: 19 April 2013, 18:00 to 20:00 (Open Panel Discussion)
Place: Conference Hall, German Cultural Center (7-5-56 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
Language: Simultaneous Translation in German and Japanese

(The expert workshop from 13:00 to 17:30 is not open to the public. Registration is only accepted for the public panel discussion from 18:00 to 20:00)

Organized by: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Japan Renewable Energy Foundation with the cooperation of Deutsch-Japanischer Wirtschaftskreis (DJW)

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Japan Office

7-5-56 Akasaka
Minato-ku
Tokyo, 107-0052
Japan

+03 6277-7551
+03 3588-6035

office(at)fes-japan.org

Photo: Conference, FES Japan

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