Ms. INOGUCHI Kuniko'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Ms. INOGUCHI Kuniko

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 2010 and 2016, Chiba Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense (Director)
    Committee on Oversight of Administration
    Special Committee on Okinawa and Northern Problems
    Board of Oversight and Review of Specially Designated Secrets

Born:
 May 3, 1952, Chiba Prefecture

Education:
 1975 Sophia University, B.A.
 1977 Yale University, M.A. in Political Science
 1982 Yale University, Ph.D. in Political Science

Career:
 1981 Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Sophia
    University
 1983 Visiting Fellow, Center for International Affairs,
    Harvard University
 1990 Professor, Faculty of Law, Sophia University
 2002 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of
    Japan to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva
 2003 President, Conference on Disarmament in Geneva
 2005 Member, House of Representatives, National Diet of
    Japan
    Executive Member, Science Council of Japan
 2010 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major post in the House of Councillors)
 2012 Chairperson, Special Committee on Okinawa and
    Northern Problems

(Major post in the Government)
 2005 Minister of State for Gender Equality and Social
    Affairs

(as of January 16,2017)

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