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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.

These issues cannot be addressed effectively on a national level alone. This project aims at stimulating dialogue about the pressing issues of energy security between Japan, Germany, and the Western industrialized countries. 

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

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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Publication "Sun, Water, Wind: Development of the Energy Transition in Germany"

The energy transition involves the complete conversion of the energy system of an industrial society. A comprehensive explanation of the energy transition that goes beyond mere statistics and technology requires the consideration of the economic, societal, and political context in which the relevant decisions are made.

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『太陽光、水力、風力 ―ドイツにおける エネルギー転換の発展』

エネルギー転換への道のりは、決して容易ではありませんでした。エネルギーを替えるということは、1つの工業社会のエネルギーシステムを、丸ごと交換することを意味するからです。しかしエネルギー転換を単なる統計値や技術の問題ではなく、包括的な次元で説明しようとすると、意思決定に至るまでの環境的、経済的、政治的な前後関係を詳しく検証しなければなければなりません。

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Japan Office

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