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KONO Taro update political environment and energy policy

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Date:
Time:
19:30 (Doors open at 19:00)
Speaker:
  • Taro Kono (Member of the House of Representatives)
Venue:
Mita Hall, Temple University, Japan Campus
5F
Moderator:
Tina Burrett, Associate Professor, Temple University Japan Campus
Admissions:
Free
Language:
English
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We are happy to welcome KONO Taro, a leading member of the Lower House of Parliament, to TUJ. Kono-sensei will speak about current and future political environment in Japan and energy policy.

Speaker

Taro Kono

Member of the House of Representatives

KONO Taro is the fifth-term Member of the House of Representatives.

January 10, 1963—Born to Mr. KONO Yohei and Mrs. KONO Takeko
March 1981—Graduated from Keio High School in Yokohama
December 1985—Graduated from Georgetown Univ in Washington, DC
Aug.– Dec.1984 — Central School of Planning and Statistics in Warsaw,         Poland
February 1986— Joined Fuji Xerox in Tokyo
February 1991— Joined Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific in Singapore
January 1993— Joined Nippon Tanshi in Oiso, Kanagawa, Japan
October 20, 1996— Elected to the House of Representatives
June 25, 2000 —Re-elected to the House of Representatives
January 8, 2002 —Appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Public
Management
November 9, 2003— Re-elected to the House of Representatives
September 11,2005—Re-elected to the House of Representatives
November 2, 2005—Appointed Senior Vice-Minister of Justice
September29,2008 —Appointed Chairman of the Standing Committees on
Foreign Affairs
August 30, 2009— Re-elected to the House of Representatives
April 6, 2010— Appointed Deputy Secretary-General
September 22, 2010 —Appointed to the Shadow Cabinet as Minister of
State for Government Revitalization and Civil
Service Reform
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KONO Taro Website: http://www.konotaro.org/index.php
Profile: http://www.konotaro.org/profile/index.php