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The Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training (JILPT) 2005f
4-8-23, Kamishakujii, Nerima-ku Tokyo 177-8502, Japan
tel:81-3 5903 6111 fax:81-3 5903 6113

Organizational Status: Semi-governmental institute, founded in 2003.

General Description: JILPT is an agency established under the supervision of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. JILPT's mission is to (1) contribute to the planning of labor policies and work toward their effective and efficient implementation; (2) promote the livelihood of workers and the development of the national economy by conducting comprehensive research projects regarding labor issues and policies, both domestically and internationally; and (3) capitalize on the findings of such research by sponsoring training programs for administrative officials.

Annual Budget: JPY 3,728 million (2004)

Staff: 137 (52 research, 85 administrative/support)

Executive Officers:
Dr. ONO, Akira (President)
Mr. MATSUZAKI, Akira (Executive Director)
Mr. YOSHIDA, Katsumi (Executive Director)
Mr. KIMISHIMA, Morio (Executive Director)

Public Relations:
Mr. YAMADA, Junzo (Director of PR Department)
Ms. UCHIDA, Hiroko (Deputy Director of PR Department)

(As of November, 2004)

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