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International Policy Seminar "Parliamentary control over governmental activities -- parliamentary reservation (Parlamentsvorbehalt) in Germany"
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The National Diet Library will hold an international policy seminar "Parliamentary control over governmental activities -- parliamentary reservation (Parlamentsvorbehalt) in Germany ".

Prof. Dr. Christian Waldhoff, professor of Humboldt University of Berlin and a leading German scholar on public law will be our keynote speaker. He will talk about the concept of "parliamentary reservation" (Parlamentsvorbehalt), in which parliamentary approvals are individually required when the government decides upon certain essential political issues; and its effects on parliamentary practices in Germany.

A panel discussion with prominent Japanese experts in public law will follow. It will make suggestion for the relation between parliament and executive in Japan.

Program

Keynote Speech

Prof. Dr. Christian Waldhoff (Faculty of Law, Humboldt University of Berlin)

*Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-German) provided.

Panel Discussion

Panelists
Prof. Hiroki Harada (Faculty of Law, Kyoto University)
Prof. Atsushi Takada (Faculty of Law, Osaka University)
Moderator
Toshiyuki Munesue (Senior Specialist, Politics and Parliamentary Affairs Research Service, National Diet Library)
Date and time February 19, 2015 (Thu.), 14:00-17:00
Venue Auditorium, Annex, Tokyo Main Library, National Diet Library
Capacity 300 seats
Admission fee Free
How to apply Application was closed.
Closing date February 15, 2015 (Sun.)
For enquiries Research Cooperation Office, Research Planning Division,
Research and Legislative Reference Bureau, National Diet Library
Email: ml-ipseminarat n d l dot g o dot j p