Mitsuru Kitano
Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna
Mitsuru Kitano

Mobilizing the power of women is essential for a vibrant and growing society.  Among many issues we tackle every day, no one could be completely independent of gender perspectives. With this in mind, we could strive for a brighter future.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.
  • Seek for an enabling working environment for women, both for diplomatic staff and locally-hired staff, and raise awareness of the importance of work-life balance.

  • Whenever the Mission hosts/organizes meetings and workshops, it will pay due attention to gender balance in terms of key participants, thereby enhancing women’s participation.