Sponsored by Institute of International and Strategic Studies, PKU

October 21~23, 2016

Yoriko Kawaguchi


    Yoriko Kawaguchi is a professor at the Meiji Institute for Global Affairs of Meiji University and former Minister of the Environment (2000-02) and Minister of Foreign Affairs (2002-04) for Japan. She also served as a member of the House of Councilors for Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party and was co-chair of the International Commission on Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament and a special adviser to Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. She has worked as an economist for the World Bank and as managing director of Suntory.Professor Kawaguchi received her B.A. in international relations from the University of Tokyo and an M. Phil degree in economics from Yale University.