Mr. YAMAMOTO Ichita'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. YAMAMOTO Ichita

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 1995, 2001, 2007 and 2013, Gumma Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 16,2017)
    Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense
    Special Committee on Okinawa and Northern Problems
    Deliberative Council on Political Ethics

Born:
 January 24, 1958, Gumma Prefecture

Education:
 1982 Chuo University, Faculty of Law
 1985 Georgetown University, Master of Science in Foreign
    Service (MSFS)

Career:
 1986 joined Japan International Cooperation Agency
    (JICA)
 1991 posted to United Nations Development Programme
    (UNDP), New York Headquarters
 1995 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 2003 Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense
 2016 Chairman, Committee on Budget

(Major posts in the Government)
 1999 Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs
 2008 Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
 2012 Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern
    Territories Affairs, Science and Technology Policy,
    Space Policy
    Minister in charge of Information Technology
    Policy, Ocean Policy and Territorial Issues

(as of January 16,2017)

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