Tanaka, Eiji

Satoyama Initiative Coordinator

Profile
  • Eiji Tanaka
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-IAS
    OFFICE:
    Jingumae 5-53-70, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925, Japan
    E-MAIL:
    Eiji.Tanaka@unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +81-3-5467-1212
    NATIONALITY:
    Japan

    Education

    • Master's Degree in Geography, University of Tokyo

    Biographical Statement

    Eiji Tanaka joined UNU-IAS as Coordinator of the International Satoyama Initiative (ISI) in April 2018. Before joining UNU-IAS, Mr. Tanaka worked at the Ministry of the Environment of Japan and was primarily engaged in the field of environmental diplomacy related to global environmental issues, coordinating with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Renewable Energy Agency, among others. Mr. Tanaka also worked at the Embassy of Japan in Kenya as Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to UNEP. Mr. Tanaka holds a master’s degree in geography from the University of Tokyo.