Staff Profile

As of May 21, 2019
Asia Peace Initiatives Department
Program Officer
Akihiro Ueda

Expertise

・International human rights law
・Human security
・Policies related to gender equality

Academic/Professional Background

In 2003, graduated from the Graduate School of International Politics, Economics and Communication at Aoyama Gakuin University.

In 2004, received a Master’s Degree in Theory and Practice of Human Rights from the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex in England.

In 2011, received a Ph.D. in Law from the School of Law at the University of Essex.

After returning to Japan, worked as a researcher for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs Division, focusing on international human rights law.

From August 2013, moved to the United States to work as a special advisor at the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations, working on matters including resolutions for the Third Committee of the General Assembly of the UN covering social, humanitarian, and cultural issues; international negotiations resulting in agreed conclusions in the Commission on the Status of Women; and elections for the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women.

In January 2016, began current position at SPF

Projects

・The Role of Men in Gender Equality (FY 2017)
・Creating New Roles for Men in Japan and Asia (FY 2018-present)
・Asia Impact Dialogue (FY 2018-present)
・Development of projects regarding the advancement of women in politics (FY 2017-present)

Publications

"Global Commons," Shiro Sato (ed.), Japanese Diplomatic Issues,(Houritsu Bunkasha), 2018 (Japanese only)
"Nozick," Masaki Nakamasa (ed.), The Wisdom of Political Thought, (Houritsu Bunkasha), 2013 (Japanese only)
"UN Human Rights Council and the Responsibility to Protect," Journal of Political Science and Sociology, No. 11 (2013)
"Legal Analysis on the Concept of "International Cooperation" for Human Rights Protections in International Human Rights Law," International Human Rights No. 23, 2012 (Japanese only)

Languages

Japanese, English
Business Year
Business Year
E-newsletters
Related Websites

The Sasakawa Pacific Island Nations Fund

This page has information about the Sasakawa Pacific Island Nations Fund activities until FY 2017.

Related Websites

The Sasakawa Pan Asia Fund

This page has information about the Sasakawa Pan Asia Fund activities until FY 2017.

Related Websites

The Sasakawa Japan–China Friendship Fund

This page has information about the Sasakawa Japan–China Friendship Fund activities until FY 2017.

Related Websites

The Sasakawa Middle East Islam Fund

This page has information about the Sasakawa Middle East Islam Fund activities until FY 2017.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LINE
  • はてな

ページトップ