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Minister of State for Measures for Declining Birthrate
Minister of State for Gender Equality

Katsunobu KATO

Date of Birth: November 22, 1955
Place of Birth: Tokyo
Member of the House of Representatives;
Okayama Prefecture 5th Constituency;
Elected 5 times

Education

1979 Graduated from the University of Tokyo

Career

2016 Minister for Promoting Dynamic Engagement of All Citizens
Minister for Working-style Reform
Minister in charge of Women’s Empowerment
Minister in charge of “Challenge Again” Initiative
Minister in charge of the Abduction Issue
Minister of State for Measures for Declining Birthrate
Minister of State for Gender Equality
2015 Minister for Promoting Dynamic Engagement of All Citizens
Minister in charge of Women’s Empowerment
Minister in charge of “Challenge Again” Initiative
Minister in charge of the Abduction Issue
Minister in charge of Building National Resilience
Minister of State for Measures for Declining Birthrate
Minister of State for Gender Equality
2014 Head, Cabinet Bureau of Personnel Affairs
Reelected to the House of Representatives (5th term)
Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary (the reshuffled 2nd Abe Cabinet)
Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary (3rd Abe Cabinet)
2012 Special Advisor to the President of LDP
Director-General Information Bureau of LDP
Reelected to the House of Representatives (4th term)
Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary (2nd Abe Cabinet)
2011 Chairman of LDP of Okayama
2009 Reelected to the House of Representatives (3rd term)
2007 Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet office
2005 Reelected to the House of Representatives (2nd term)
2003 Elected to the House of Representatives
2000 Guest professor, Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare
1995 Secretary to Mr. Mutsuki KATO, Member of the House of Representatives
1994 Secretary to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
1984 Director, Kurayoshi Regional Tax Office
1979 Entered Ministry of Finance
Cabinet Office, Government of Japan1-6-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8914, Japan.
Tel: +81-3-5253-2111