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The 44th GIST Seminar
"What I Recently Think of Science and Technology -S&T in Diplomacy and in Daily Life-"

The 44th GIST Seminar<br>
Lecturer Ambassador Mr. Shin Maruo (Ambassador for Science and Technology Cooperation, Ambassador, Special envoy for UN affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Time 18:00-19:30, Wednesday, 15th May, 2013
Place Meeting Room 1A, 1F, GRIPS
(7-22-1, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo)(アクセス
Sponsorship GRIPS Innovation, Science and Technology Policy Program (GIST)
Language Japanese
Participation fees Free (Pre-registration required)

Presentation Overview

Science and technology becomes a part of our lives. This talk will introduce my observations about the relationship between science & technology and diplomacy based on my carrier. Then shifting the view to our daily life, I will overview the relationship between the progress in S&T and human potential especially focusing on hobbies.)

Simplified personal history

August 1974  Passed Higher Diplomatic Service Examination
March 1975   Left Tokyo University, Faculty of Letters (Occidental History)
April 1975     Entered Ministry of Foreign Affairs
February 1992 Director, Second International Economic Affairs Division, Economic Affairs Bureau
August 1994  Senior Research Fellow, Institute for International Policy Studies
January 1999  Minister, Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands
August 1999  Minister, Embassy of Japan in Russia
March 2003   Consul-General of Japan at Vladivostok
August 2005  Executive Research Fellow, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office
July 2007    Consul-General of Japan at Duesseldorf
February 2010 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in the Kyrgyz Republic
October 2012  Ambassador for Science and Technology Cooperation
February 2010 Ambassador, Special envoy for UN affairs
Current      Ambassador for Science and Technology Cooperation, Ambassador, Special envoy for UN affairs
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