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FES Japan Topics

The societies of Japan and Germany face many common issues, such as global climate change, energy security issues, and an aging society. FES Japan office aims at promoting and deepening Japanese-German dialogue on these important issues. In its activities, FES Japan cooperates with a variety of political groups, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, universities, as well as labor-related organizations.

FES Japan activities focus on the following topics:

  • Energy Security
  • Dialogue about the Legacies of History and Reconciliation
  • Regional Integration in East Asia and Europe
  • Immigration and the Integration of Foreign Citizens
  • Demographic Issues
  • Consumer Protection
  • Labor issues in Japan and Germany
  • The Role of Civil Society in Japan and Germany
  • Foreign Policy Approaches of Social Democratic Parties
Energy security

Energy security

Has become a major issue for the industrialized nations. Not only the guarantee of supply, but also the environmental impact and socioeconomic development increasingly have to be taken into account. more

Immigration and the integration of foreign citizens

Immigration and the integration of foreign citizens

Is one of the major challenges the societies of Japan and Germany are facing in the twenty-first century. more

Demographic change and ageing society

Demographic change and ageing society

In Japan and Germany is another topic of pressing urgency shared by the two countries. more

Regional integration in East Asia and Europe

Regional integration in East Asia and Europe

FES Japan seeks to introduce the experience of the EU integration into policy-debates on East Asian regional integration, which have been developing since the inception of the ASEAN+3 framework. more

Events

日独国際シンポジウム 「人口動態の変化とグローバルな人の移動」 ―求められる政策的対応とは?―

本シンポジウムでは、日独双方から本テーマに造詣の深い政治家、行政、学者・専門家等にご参加いただき、両国における現在の取り組みと課題を踏まえつつ、日独両国が本テーマにどう向かいあい、どう取り組むべきか、日独に求められる政策的対応について議論を行います。

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Conference "Migration and Demographic Challenges: New Policy Approaches in Japan and Germany"

Under a worldwide trend of growing anti-globalism and anti-refugee movements, both Japan and Germany need objective, fact-based approaches to issues surrounding immigration. By sharing the experiences in this field, Japanese and German experts and politicians will learn from each other and formulate forward-looking migration policies that can contribute to a dynamic and sustainable future.

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Reception "50 Years FES in Japan"

FES Tokyo Office celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017.

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Latest Publications

magazine "International Politics and Society"

International Politics and Society highlights global inequality and brings new perspectives on issues such as the environment, European integration, international relations, social democracy and development policy.

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オンラインジャーナル「International Politics and Society」

新たに創刊されたオンラインジャーナル「International Politics and Society」では、 世界的な格差問題を取り上げます。その他、環境、欧州統合、国際関係、社会民主主義、開発政策等のテーマを、新たな視点で取り上げています。

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50 Years FES Japan Office

The Tokyo Office of the FES was founded in 1967. In a booklet commemorating the foundation of the Tokyo Office, we look back at 50 years of activities in the field of Japanese-German dialogue on topical issues important for the two countries and global Society.

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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