Events

Events

11/06/2018

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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11/02/2018

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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10/31/2018

Symposium "Journalism in the Digital Age -Promoting Democracy or Facilitating Fake News?-"

The proliferation of new media and information technologies pose great challenges on the news media industry. Nowadays, anyone with Internet access can publish online 24/7, making it hard for citizens to identifiy reliable sources. In this conference, changes, implications, as well as challenges are adressed, and different approaches in Europe and Asia are discussed.

 


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10/18/2018

What is the "local"? Rethinking the politics of subnational territories in Japan

This symposium aims to enhance the discussion of the "local" as unit of analysis – a discussion that is vital to avoid under-complex approaches to multilayered socio-economic and political phenomena.

 


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07/25/2018

Speech by the Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany Heiko Maas in Tokyo

On his first trip to Asia, the Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, Heiko Maas, explained the increasing importance of Japanese-German relations in a changing world order. He expressed his hope that the two countries will cooperate in the protection of established rules and the shaping of rule-based international systems.


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07/20/2018

Japanese-German dialogue on issues of world trade and protectionism

Issues of world trade and protectionism were the topics of high-level Japanese-German political dialogue.


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06/27/2018

EPRIE 2018 "Media in times of populism and post-truth politics"

EPRIE (Exchange Program For Regional Integration In East Asia And Europe) 2018 took place from June 27th to July 08th in Poland, Germany and Belgium. This year's theme was "Media in times of populism and post-truth politics - challenges and opportunities".


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04/23/2018

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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04/20/2018

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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03/27/2018

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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