International Symposium: "Declining birthrate and aging population in Germany and Japan"

The demographic change in Japan and Germany has become a serious challenge for the societies of both countries: Child poverty, the aging of the population and a shrinking labor force weigh heavily on the health and social incurance systems of both nations. On this Symposium we discussed how a country facing financial hardships can stabilize social security.

Date: Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 13:00 – 17:45 and Friday, 9 March, 2012, 9:30 – 17:30
Place: Aoyama Gakuin University(Aoyama Campus)
Language: Simultaneous translation (German – Japanese)

Organized by:
Organizer: Japanisch-Deutsche Gesellschaft
Co-organizer: Aoyama Gakuin Universität
Support: Botschaft der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in Tokio, Nikkei Shimbun
Assistance: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Cooperation: Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum Berlin

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