The 43rd Cross-cultural Seminar

Mr. Hiroshi Kohata (Mayor of Fukushima city)


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1. Date and Time

Friday, February 16, 2018
2:10pm-4:30pm (Door opens 1:30pm)

2. Venue

International Conference Hall, Plaza Heisei 3F, Tokyo International Exchange Center(TIEC),
2-2-1 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo

3. Lecturer

Mr. Hiroshi Kohata (Mayor of Fukushima city)
【Lecturer profile(Dec. 8 2017)】
Birth: October 1960
Education history: Graduated from Fukushima Prefectural Haramachi High School (1979)
Bachelor of Economics, University of Tokyo (1984)
Employment history:
Ministry of Home Affairs (now part of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications) (1984)
Executive Director of Health and Welfare Department, Kagawa Prefecture (1998)
Executive Director of Policy Department, Kagawa Prefecture (2002)
Professor of Hokkaido University Public Policy School (2007)
Director of Local Public Enterprise Division, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (2012)
Deputy Governor of Okayama Prefecture (2013)
President of the Fire and Disaster Management College (2015)
Director General of Fukushima Regional Bureau of Reconstruction, Reconstruction Agency (2016)
Mayor of Fukushima City (1st term) (2017- )

4. Theme

“Approach to reconstruction from the earthquake disaster”

5. Support

Japan Association of Corporate Executives

6. Participants

TIEC residents, JASSO staff and open to public

7. Application fee


8. Number of Participants


9. Language

Japanese and English (Simultaneous interpretation)

  • *Subsidized by the Nakajima Foundation
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