The Kasumigaseki Foreign Service Association (KaFSA) was established in 1940 to study the international affairs so as to contribute to the promotion of diplomacy and to facilitate exchanges among its members.
Today, it has around 1,100 members. The membership is open to those who work or have worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its diplomatic missions abroad.
The activities of KaFSA include;
－inform the members by organizing monthly lectures and publishing monthly bulletin for the members.
－inform the public through its website and by
organizing lectures open to the public.
－promote the exchanges with the central and local government, the business sector and the academia.
－exchange views with sister organizations abroad.
|Board of Directors (2019-)|
|President||Shiojiri, Kojiro||Former Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia, and to the European Union|
|Vice President||Sekiba,Chikako||Former Vice President and Professor Emerita, University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo|
|Executive Vice President||Shinoda, Kenji||Former Ambassador to the Republic of Finland, and to the Republic of Singapore|
|Members of the Board of Directors||Fujishima, Yasuyuki||Former Ambassador to the Republic of Panama|
|Kawahara, Eiichi||Former Ambassador to the Republic of Guatemala|
|Murakami, Hidenori||Former Ambassador to the Republic of Chile|
|Satoh, Satoru||Former Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain, and to the Federative Republic of Brazil|
|Shiraishi, Kazuko||Former Ambassador to the Republic of Lithuania, Former Ambassador for Women, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, and Arctic Affairs|
|Takeuchi, Haruhisa||Former Ambassador to the State of Israel, and the Republic of Singapore|
|Auditor||Kumamaru, Yuji||Former Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia, Former Ambassador in charge of International Cooperation for Countering Terrorism and International Organized Crime|
|Takahashi, Hidenori||Former Counsellor of the Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Geneva|
|Adviser||Shimanouchi, Ken||Former Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain, and to the Federative Republic of Brazil|
|Secretary General||Kurashima, Yoshiyuki||Former Counsellor of the Embassy of Japan in the French Republic|
Kasumigaseki Foreign Service Association (Kasumigaseki-kai)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Annex
2-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8919 Japan
TEL :＋81-3-3580-3311 ext.2295 DIR :＋81-3581-0597
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