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2021/1/4

Ambassador's Biography

Takeshi HIKIHARA

Takeshi HIKIHARA

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary,
Permanent Representative of Japan
to the International Organizations in Vienna

 

Born on 17 December 1959, in Nara, Japan

March 1982         B.A. in Law, University of Tokyo
April 1982   Joined Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
January 1999   Counsellor, Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Korea
October 1999   Director, Office of the Parliamentary Vice Ministers and Office of Administration Reform (concurrently), Minister's Secretariat, MOFA
September 2000   Director, Southwest Asia Division, Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, MOFA
August 2002   Director, First West Europe Division, European Affairs Bureau、MOFA
February 2004   Counselor, Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary’s Office
August 2006   Minister, Embassy of Japan in Russia
September 2009   Ambassador, Secretary General for the APEC Meetings in 2010
December 2010   Consul General of Japan in Boston, USA 
August 2012   Deputy Director-General, European Affairs Bureau, MOFA
June 2013   Assistant Vice-Minister, Minister's Secretariat, MOFA
July 2014   Ambassador, Director-General, Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Science Department, MOFA
October 2015   Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Lao PDR
September 2019   Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative
of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna

Ambassador's Greeting (September 2019)

(Under preparation)

General Information

 

Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna
Andromeda Tower, Donau-City-Strasse 6, 1220, Vienna, Austria
Telephone: +43 (0)1 260 63 0
Fax: +43 (0)1 263 6750
Working hours: 9:00 - 17:45

Our office will be closed on the following dates in 2021:

    1, 6 January
    23 February
    2, 5 April
    3, 13, 24 May
    3 June
    20 July
    26 October
    1 November
    8, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 December