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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

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

EPRIEは、アジアと欧州の若手研究者同士の交流を目的としたプログラムです。今年はソウルと東京の会場で、「移民・統合」をテーマに掲げ、欧州とアジアの移民政策の類似点と相違点について活発な議論が行われました。

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日独シンポジウム「高齢化社会に対する法の応答」

日本とドイツの社会はともに高齢化が進んでおり、政治的にも社会的にも大きな課題に直面しています。日独ともに社会、政治、経済、科学等様々な分野で持続可能な解決策を模索中ですが、労働法および社会保障法を中心とする法部門における対応も必要です。本シンポジウムでは、このような課題に対して両国各自の法制度がとるアプローチについて、日独の専門家が議論を行います。

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Latest Publications

Interview "Security by the back door"

Japanese MP Shoichi Kondo discusses a controversial anti-terror law that critics say weakens civil liberties.

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対談 "Security by the back door"

人権侵害と批判されている「テロ等準備罪」法について、近藤昭一衆議院議員がインタビューに答えました。

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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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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Japan Office

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Japan

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