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Yasuyoshi Komizo

Chairperson of the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation, DiplomatJapan


Yasuyoshi Komizo has been the Chairperson of the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation since 2013. He is the former Special Assistant to the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). His career with IAEA began in 1987.  

Komizo joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan in 1970 and worked as a diplomat for 42 years. He currently serves as the Secretary- General of Mayors for Peace. This organization aims to create a world without nuclear weapons and to ensure lasting world peace.

To listen to a 2019 interview with Komizo, conducted by the Atomic Heritage Foundation, please click here.

Yasuyoshi Komizo's Timeline
1948 Born in Matsudo, Japan.
2012 Nov Retired from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
2013 Apr Became Chairperson of the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation.
2014 Aug Became the Secretary General of the Mayors for Peace.

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