The Future of Asia

Date Thursday,May26,2011  Venue Central Tokyo

Shunji Yanai

Former Ambassador to the U.S.

Born on January 15, 1937

Current Positions:
- Judge, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
- President, Japan Branch of the International Law Association
- Director, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
- Advisor, Japan Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc.
- Director, Nifco Inc.
- Professor, Waseda University
- Advisor, Daiichi Hoki Inc.

Education: LL.B, Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo

Positions Held:
2004 - 2007
2003 - 2007
2002 - 2007
1999 - 2001
1997 - 1999
1995 - 1997
1993 - 1995
1992 - 1993
1990 - 1992
1988 - 1990
1961 - 1987

Professor, Chuo University Law School, Tokyo
Visiting Professor, Waseda University, Tokyo
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University, Tokyo
Ambassador of Japan to the United States of America
Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
Deputy-Minister for Foreign Affairs
Director-General of the Foreign Policy Bureau
Executive-Secretary, Prime Minister's PKO Office
Director-General of the Treaties Bureau
Consul-General of Japan in San Francisco
The Embassy of Japan in France, the Economic Affairs Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Treaties Bureau (MOFA), the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations, the Embassy of Japan in Indonesia, the Treaties Bureau(MOFA), the Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Korea

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