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Yukio TAKASU Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations; Chairperson, UN Peacebuilding Commission, New York


1969 Joined Japan's diplomatic service, served in London, Kuala Lumpur, New York, Jakarta, Vienna, and Washington,D.C. 1981-1988 Japanese Mission to the U.N. 1987-2000 Ambassador of the Japanese Mission to the U.N. 1988-1989 Foreign Ministry in Tokyo, served as Director of Western Europe Division 1989-1992 Director of UN Policy Division 1993-1997 Assistant Secretary-General, Controller of the United Nations 2000-2001 Director-General for Multilateral Cooperation Department 2001-2005 Ambassador at the Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna since 2007 Permanent Representative of the Japanese Mission to the U.N.