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Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan presents “International Terrorism and Japan`s Preparedness” (22/09/2018)

 Ambassador Eiji Yamamoto in charge of international terrorism and organized crime countermeasures will make a presentation on Japan`s preparedness followed by discussions from 15:30 to 17:40 on Saturday 22nd September 2018 at JICA Research Institute at Ichigaya Room 201.

 If you would like to participate, please contact Mr. Masakuni Tanimoto Secretary-General of GPAJ (tanimoto[@]gpaj.org).

 【DATE】 15:30~17:40 Saturday, 22nd September, 2018
 【VENUE】 Conference Room 201, the JICA Ichigaya Research Institute
 【PROVISIONAL PROGRAM】
      15:30-15:40 Opening remarks

      15:40-16:20 “International Terrorism and Japan”
               H.E. Mr. Eiji YAMAMOTO
                Ambassador in charge of International Cooperation for Countering Terrorism and
                International Organized Crime, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

      16:20-16:30 Break

      16:30-17:00 Panel discussion
               Panerist: Associate Professor Ai Kihara-Hunt, the University of Tokyo .etc

      17:00-17:30 Open discussion

      17:30-17:40 Announcement by Mr. Masakuni Tanimoto, Secretary-General of GPAJ



 

Eiji YAMAMOTO
Ambassador in charge of International Cooperation for Countering Terrorism and International Organized Crime, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

Date of Birth:
 9 August 1957

Academic Background:
 LLB, Soka University, Japan, 1980
 MA, Harvard University, 1983
 1998-1999 Lecturer, Kyushu University (LLM course)
 2009-2010 Lecturer, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Previous Professional Career:
 1980 Joined Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 1984-1988 Assistant Director, Economic Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 1988-1992 Deputy Director, Northeast Asia Division, Asian Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 1992-1995 First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations, New York
 1995 Director, Osaka APEC Press Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 1996 Coordinator, Moscow G8 Summit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 1996-1997 Senior Coordinator, Northeast Asia Division, Asian Affairs Bureau
 1998-1999 Director, Second Analysis Division, Bureau of Information and Analysis
 1999-2001 Minister-Counselor(DCM), Embassy of Japan, Cambodia
 2001-2004 Minister, Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations
 2004-2007 Minister, Embassy of Japan, the Republic of Korea
 2007-2008 Senior Research Fellow, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office of Japan
 2008-2010 Deputy Director-General for Global Issues, International Cooperation Bureau; also Deputy Director-General, Consular Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 2010-2011 Assistant Vice-Minister ( Crisis Management ) ; Deputy Director-General for South Asia ; Deputy Director-General for Consular Affairs
 2011-2014 Consul-General at Toronto, Canada
 2014-2017 Ambassador to Timor-Leste
 2017- Ambassador in charge of International Cooperation for Countering Terrorism and International Organized Crime
 2018- also in charge of Arctic Affairs

Other Official Positions:
 2008-2010 Board Member, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Major Writings:
 “The Change and Prospects of Modern South Korea” Ronsosha(Tokyo) 2008

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