A Conversation with the Embassy of Japan: Public Affairs Minister Masato Otaka

Join YPFP for a discussion with the Embassy of Japan!

The embassy's Minister of Public Affairs, Masato Otaka will discuss US-Japanese relations and Japan's Public Diplomacy efforts at an exclusive YPFP event held at the Embassy of Japan in Washington, DC.


We hope you'll join us!


Bio: Minister Masato Otaka

Education: Tokyo University
Languages: Japanese, English

Career outline:
1986 - Entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Tokyo
1998-  First Secretary in charge of the Security Council U.N. Mission (New York)
2001 - Principal Deputy Director, Foreign Policy Division
2002 - Private Secretary to Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office
2005 - Counsel for International Legal Affairs
2005 - Director, Southeast Economic Partnership
2007 - Division Director, Economic Partnership Division
2007 - Director, Southwest Asia Division
2009 - Economic Minister, Embassy of Japan, Thailand
2012 - Present Post

April 20, 2015 at 7pm - 8:30pm
Embassy of Japan
2520 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
United States
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