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2021/4/23

Ambassador Akira MIZUTANI - Profile

November 3, 1957 Born in Aichi, Japan
 
   
1980
 
Studied at Hitotsubashi University, law faculty
Joined the Japanese Foreign Service
1981-1983 Studied at Goettingen University, F.R. of Germany
1983-1985 Vice-Consul, Consulate General of Japan in Berlin (West)
1985-1987 Intelligence and Analysis Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
1987-1989 United Nations Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
1989-1990
 
Deputy Director, Social Cooperation Division, United Nations Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
1990-1992
 
Deputy Director, Ocean Affairs Division, the Office for the Law of the Sea, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
1992-1995 First Secretary, Embassy of Japan in F.R of Germany
1995-1997
 
Deputy Director, Consular and Migration Policy Division, Consular and Migration Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
1997-1998
 
Director, International Science Cooperation Department, Foreign Policy Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
1998-2000 Chamberlain to His Imperial Highness
2000-2002
 
Director, Division for the Protection of Japanese Nationals Overseas, Consular and Migration Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
2002
 
Counsellor, Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary’s Office for National Security and Crisis Management Cabinet Secretariat
2002-2004 Minister, Embassy of Japan in Turkey
2004-2007 Minister, Embassy of Japan in Germany
2007-2009 Minister, Embassy of Japan in Pakistan
2009-2011
 
Professor, Hitotsubashi University
Faculty of Law
2011-2014 Consul General in Munich/Germany
2014-2017 Ambassador  to Mozambique
2017-2019 Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
2019- Ambassador to Austria and Ambassador to Kosovo
   
  Married, one son and one daughter
   
   
   
   

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