ハイコ・マース ドイツ外務大臣講演会

ハイコ・マースドイツ連邦共和国外務大臣が、外務大臣就任後初となるアジア訪問の最初の訪問先として日本を訪れ、「日独関係および変化する世界秩序におけるアジアの役割」について講演を行いました。マース大臣は、日本とドイツが協力して規範を遵守するとともに、これに基づく国際的な制度を形成していくことを望む、と語りました。

Photos: FES Japan

ハイコ・マース ドイツ連邦共和国外務大臣は、7月25日、ドイツ大使館とフリードリヒ・エーベルト財団(FES)東京事務所の主催による講演会に登壇しました。

アジアは世界で最も飛躍的な成長を遂げている地域であり、とりわけ貿易政策での重要性が増しています。これは、他国が保護主義の動きを見せているためでもあります。しかし、これと同時にアジアは、朝鮮半島での最近の動向をはじめとして、外交・安全保障上の困難にも直面しています。こうした背景の下、アジアの役割について議論を深めていくことが重要です。

日時:2018年7月25日 15時
会場:国立大学法人 政策研究大学院大学 1階「想海樓ホール」

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: FES Japan

Events

Symposium "Future of the automotive industry in Japan and Germany"

In both Germany and Japan, the automotive industry is one of the key industries. However, the sector is at a crossroads due to current developments (such as digitization). The question arises to which extend the challenges faced by the German and Japanese automotive industries are similar and what recommendations for action result from this. These questions will be the focus of a dialogue between manufacturers, suppliers, scientists and trade unions active in Japan.

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Work Style Reform – How Can Women (and Men too) Shine? Gender Time Gap and Gender Equality in Japan and Germany

The challenges of demographic change and the demand for more participation of women in the labor force require family-friendly working conditions as a fundamental prerequisite for better reconciliation of family and working life. Employers have recognized and acknowledged that fathers also want opportunities to reconcile their work and family commitments.

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German-Japanese Symposium "Securing the rule of law"

Japan and Germany are constitutional states in which the functions, controls and limits of law and politics are governed by the constitution. Both states see themselves as international leaders in the defence of legal norms. At this symposium, speakers address the relationship between lawmaking and politics in Japan and Germany.

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Graphic: J. Traud

Latest Publications

Publication "The future of the German automotive industry. Transformation by disaster or by design?"

New concepts of digital mobility from China and Silicon Valley and the issue of environmental driving bans for diesel cars pose grave challenges to the traditional German car industry - the backbone of the German economy. German policies must support the transformation of mobility by initiating a stakeholder dialogue to forge a pact for future mobility to transform the German automotive industry.

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"Education and Patriotism" - A Documentary

The TV documentary "Education and Patriotism" (Kyōiku to aikoku) provides a critical look at recent debates surrounding the introduction of moral education in Japanese elementary and middle schools as a new subject and in particular focuses on the compilation, examination, approval and selection of textbooks for classes in moral education, while extending the analysis to the ongoing history textbook controversies.

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Renewable Energy Policies and the Energy Transition in Japan

This report outlines Japan’s renewable energy policy and the state of the energy transition in the country. It includes current prospects for climate change policy and the status of electrical power systems including nuclear power issues, status sand support policy of renewable energy as well as social issues and political feasibility. Furthermore, long-term vision and scenarios for promoting an energy transition are discussed, including community power and credit systems. Finally, policy recommendations are proposed for promoting energy transition in Japan.

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