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Ichita YAMAMOTO

Ichita YAMAMOTO

Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs
Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy
Minister of State for Space Policy
Minister in charge of Information Technology Policy
Minister in charge of Ocean Policy and Territorial Issues

Date of Birth and Place:
January 24, 1958/ Born in Gunma, Japan

Academic Background

1985

Received Master Science of School of Foreign Service (MSFS) from Georgetown University

1982

Graduated from Chuo University (Faculty of Law)

Current and Previous Positions

2012

Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs
Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy
Minister of State for Space Policy
Minister in charge of Information Technology Policy
Minister in charge of Ocean Policy and Territorial Issues
(2nd Abe Cabinet)

2008

Senior Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs

2003

Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense (- 2004)

1999

Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
* Before the renegotiation of Central Government Ministries and Agencies in January 2001.

1995

Elected as member of the House of Councillors seat (hence re-elected thrice)

1991

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

1986

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Other Information

Member of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)

Member of the House of Councilors (Gunma Prefecture) (Elected 4 times)

Visiting Professor, Department of Public Policy Research, Graduate School, Chuo University

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