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Enabling an Equiverse: 4W’s- Equal access to Work, Wealth, Wellbeing and Welfare

Posted on: 18 Jan 2023

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s (KAS) regional economic program SOPAS, in cooperation with TalentNomics India, launched a two-day conference titled “Enabling an Equiverse-4W4W” to specifically discuss the issues women face in regard to their work, wealth, wellbeing, and welfare.

Party Dialogue between the Christian Democratic/ Social Union and the Liberal Democratic Party

Posted on: 29 Dec 2022

On November 16, the Japan Office of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, in cooperation with Minoru Kiuchi, Member of the House of Representatives of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) / Secretary-General of the Japan-German Parliamentary Friendship League, held the second party dialogue between the Christian Democratic/Social Union (CDU/CSU) and the LDP in the National Diet of Japan.

Japan’s Self-Defense Capability: “Minimum Extent Necessary”

Posted on: 23 Dec 2022

On December 16, Japan revised the three key defense documents, including the National Security Strategy. Despite the deteriorating security environment, Japan has long maintained an exclusively defense-oriented policy. This paper analyzes the concept and the constraints of the “minimum extent necessary” of Japan’s security policy.

German-Japanese 1.5 Track Security Dialogue

Posted on: 23 Dec 2022

On November 14, 2022, Konrad Adenauer Foundation Japan Office, Japan-Germany Center Berlin, the Japan Institute of International Affairs, the Foreign Office of Germany, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan jointly held the German-Japanese 1.5 Track Security Dialogue in light of the Russian aggression against Ukraine and its repercussions, in Tokyo as an in-person event for the first in three years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Addressing Challenges in EdTech in the Philippines

Posted on: 24 Nov 2022

The second paper of the Future of Work and Education essay series traces the evolution of education policy and strategy for mainstreaming education technology in Philippine schools since the K-12 reform.

Progress of ICT in Education in Cambodia:
Challenges and Recommendations

Posted on: 18 Nov 2022

The first paper in the series describes the challenges of information communication technology (ICT) adoption Cambodia’s education system and proposes policy measures to overcome them.

The Impacts of Japanese-Style Employment Systems on Women

Posted on: 14 Nov 2022

A lot of the issues concerning gender equality in Japan are strongly influenced by the Japanese style of employment. This paper explains the impact that the Japanese-style employment has had on women and outlines proposals how to reform the system.

A Better (Re)Start: The Future of Work for Young People

Posted on: 14 Nov 2022

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung’s (KAS) Regional Economic Programme Asia
(SOPAS) and the Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF) organised on November 4, 2022 the online conference ‘A Better (Re)Start: The Future of Work for Young People’, which discussed in depth the trends and patterns within the global youth education and labour environment.

The War in Ukraine: Europe’s response and implications for the Indo-Pacific

Posted on: 02 Nov 2022

On October 26, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Japan Office held an experts’ roundtable on “The War in Ukraine: Europe’s response and implications for the Indo-Pacific” at the organisation’s Tokyo office. Rabea Brauer, Country Representative, KAS Japan, welcomed the participation of experts from the Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy (CSDS) at the Brussels School of Governance and various Japanese organisations.

KAS Japan Introduction Video

Posted on: 01 Nov 2022

Get to know KAS Japan better by watching this introduction video about us!