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

CONTACT:
Administrative Office
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  
FAX :+81-3-3580-8140
Mail : goiken@kasumigasekikai.or.jp