Mr. KAWADA Ryuhei'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. KAWADA Ryuhei

  • The Democratic Party and The Shin-Ryokufukai
  • Elected 2007 and 2013, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
    Special Committee on Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake
    Research Committee on National Life and Economy (Chairman)

Born:
 January 12, 1976, Tokyo

Education:
 2003 Tokyo Keizai University, Faculty of Economics

Advocacy:
 1993 joined the Tokyo HIV lawsuit against the Japanese
    government and the pharmaceutical companies
    regarding their liability in the
    pharmaceutically-induced AIDS cases

Career:
 2000 Secretary to a Member of the House of
    Representatives
 2003 Lecturer, Matsumoto University
 2007 chosen as one of the "Young Global Leaders" by
    World Economic Forum
 2007 first elected to the House of Councillors
 2011 Member of the IPU Advisory Group on HIV/AIDS
 2013 reelected to the House of Councillors by
    Proportional Representation

(Major post in the House of Councillors)
 2016 Chairman, Research Committee on People's Living
    and Economy

(as of January 16,2017)

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