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.

International Politics and Society (IPS)

International Politics and Society is a young magazine with a much older heritage. Launched in January 2017, the online journal highlights global inequality and brings new perspectives on issues such as the environment, European integration, international relations, social democracy and development policy.  Based in the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftungs Brussels office, International Politics and Society aims to bring the European political debate to a global audience, as well as providing a platform for voices from the Global South. Contributors include leading journalists, academics and politicians, as well policy officers working throughout the FESs global network. 

Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft (IPG)

International Politics and Societys sister publication in Berlin, Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft (IPG), has brought considerable technical and political expertise to the debate on German foreign policy, security policy, overseas development and international relations for over 50 years. Originally a quarterly academic journal dealing with relations between West Germany, the Eastern Bloc and the developing world, the magazine changed its title and format in 1994, along with the global power shift that followed the collapse of the Iron Curtain. IPG went online in 2012. The magazine has seen contributions from world-renowned decision-makers, from Willy Brandt and Jacques Delors to David Miliband and Helen Clark.

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Events

Japanese-German dialogue on issues of security policy in Northeast Asia

The security situation in Northeast Asia was the topic of high-level Japanese-German political dialogue.

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2018 East Asian Forum on UN Peace Operations “New Directions and New Approaches in UN Peace Operations, The Primacy of Politics and Protection of Civilians”

On the 2018 East Asian Forum on UN Peace Operations we reviewed the changing goals of peacekeeping, discuss directions and approaches taken by the United Nations and the four countries of East Asia, Mongolia, Korea, China, and Japan.

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Phase out from nuclear and coal, energy transition and citizen's participation in Germany

Aiming to intensify the dialogue on environmental protection within civil society, chairman Hubert Weiger and other representatives of the biggest environmental organization in Germany (Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland/FoE Germany), will join in on a dialogue program with both Japanese environmental organizations and political representatives.

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Graphic: Publications, J. Traud

Latest Publications

Study "Social Innovation Policy for Industry 4.0"

The concept of “Industry 4.0” outlines the vision of a smart factory, which is characterised by the complete networking of all production parts and processes: real time control via ITC and the increased use of robots, which control themselves, are developments that should contribute to greater productivity through resource efficiency. The shift is already under way and the concept of Industry 4.0 is shaping the digital discourse in Germany.

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Interview "House of Representatives Elections 2017"

Interview with Sven Saaler regarding the 2017 House of Represenatives election and the trouble of the largest opposition party, the Democratic Party of Japan.

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Commentary "House of Representatives Elections 2017"

In the 2017 House of Representatives election, the LDP could again win a clear victory. The opposition was more divided than ever, after the break-up of the Democratic Party, and could not pose a serious challenge to the Abe government.

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