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Mizuho Onuma (House of Councillors) China’s Future: A Japanese Perspective
- Mizuho Onuma (House of Councillors)
As Japan marks the 35th anniversary of the Friendship Treaty with China, China’s future, and its relations with Japan and the rest of the world, have become a concern in Japan. The combination of a mutually profitable economic relationship with the rise of tensions between the two countries makes understanding China vitally important for Japan.
House of Councillors
Mizuho Onuma, a noted expert on Chinese affairs, elected to the House of Councillors as a LDP member from Yamagata Prefecture in 2013. She is a member of several committees and serves as Vice Chair of the LDP Youth Bureau and of the LDP Women’s Bureau.
Prior to her election, she was a senior researcher at the Tokyo Foundation. She served as a special adviser at the Consulate General of Japan in Hong Kong and was a journalist with NHK. She also served as a Senior Policy Officer in the Cabinet Secretariat She holds both an BA and an MA in Law from Keio University. (For more information visit https://mizuho-onuma.jp/)