Japanese-German Forum

The Japanese-German Forum was created in 1993 as a private, bilateral dialogue designed to promote mutual cooperation and understanding.

Japanese-German Forum | 31st Forum

At the 31st Japanese-German Forum, held in Berlin, Germany, Japanese and German politicians, policy experts, business leaders, and journalists discussed key bilateral topics—from global warming, accepting immigrants, addressing low birth rates and aging societies, and security expenditures, to the implications of the ongoing Ukrainian Crisis, and bilateral cooperation to strengthen economic security.

Japanese-German Forum | 30th Forum

Tomiko Ichikawa speaking at the 30th Japanese-German Forum

At the 30th Japanese-German Forum, held in-person for the first time since the beginning of COVID-19, Japanese and German politicians, policy experts, business leaders, and journalists discussed key bilateral topics.

Japanese-German Forum | 29th Forum

Japanese and German politicians, policy experts, business leaders, and journalists participated in a virtual forum to discuss key issues for Japan, Germany, and their bilateral relationship.

Japanese-German Forum | 28th Forum

Japanese and German politicians, policy experts, business leaders, and journalists gathered in Tokyo to discuss key issues for Japan, Germany, and their bilateral relationship.

Japanese-German Forum | 26th Forum

At the 26th Japanese-German Forum, more than 40 Japanese and German politicians, policy experts, business leaders, and journalists gathered in Berlin to discuss key issues facing Japan, Germany, and their bilateral relationship.

Japanese-German Forum | 25th Forum

On October 18–20, more than 40 Japanese and German politicians, policy experts, business leaders, and journalists gathered in Berlin to discuss key issues facing Japan, Germany, and their bilateral relationship.

Japanese-German Forum | 24th Forum

The 24th Japanese-German Forum was held on October 27–29, 2015 in Tokyo. Discussions focused on three topics: “Domestic Challenges and Political Response,” “Growth and Well-Being in an Aging Society—Potentials of Social Innovation and Limitations,” and “Foreign and Security Policy, More Active Role of Japan and Germany.”

Japanese-German Forum | 23rd Forum

The 23rd Japanese-German Forum brought together more than three dozen business leaders, policy experts, and politicians. In their Berlin meeting, they discussed the current domestic trends in Germany and Japan; the two countries’ respective responses to recent security challenges

Japanese-German Forum | 22nd Forum

The 22nd Japanese-German Forum was held on October 29–30, 2013, bringing more than three dozen participants together. The discussions focused on three topics: domestic political issues in the context of the global community, sustaining economic growth through fiscal and monetary policy, US-China relations and their influence on Japan and Germany.