Director General of the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) and Director of the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology of JIIA.
Bachelor in Law, from the University of Tokyo, Japan. MA, International relations and contemporary war, from King’s College London, UK.
Ms. Ichikawa Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1985. Her assignments in Japan include Directorship at the West Europe Division, the Economic Integration Division (EU), the Non-proliferation, Science and Nuclear Energy Division as well as the Economic Policy Division. Overseas postings include the Embassy of Japan in the UK and the Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna. She also assumed positions in international organizations as Political Affairs Officer at UNPROFOR (UN PKO in the Former Yugoslavia) and Special Assistant to the Director General, IAEA. She participated in the Six- Party Talks (December 2006-December 2008), and continued to follow the DPRK nuclear issue at the Permanent Mission in Vienna (2011-2014) and the IAEA (2014-2020).
The NPT Review Conference: What are the chances for progress? A view from Japan
Tomiko Ichikawa, October 23, 2020