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About

Japan joined the World Bank Group on August 13, 1952, and since then it has strengthened its status as a creditor in the 1970s. Japan became one of the largest shareholders.

The Executive Director represents Japan in the Executive Boards of the World Bank Group. Jointly with the other 24 Executive Directors, they oversee and govern the business of the World Bank Group. The Executive Director is supported by his advisory and administrative staff who are committed to working with the 189 member countries to present a consensus on development issues.

The Executive Director is a member of the Audit Committee (AC) (pdf) and the Committee on Governance and Executive Directors' Governance Matters (COGAM) (pdf).

See also WBG country website for Japan.

 

THE OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (EDS02)

  • Takashi Miyahara
    Takashi Miyahara

    Executive Director

  • Takahiro Tsuda
    Takahiro Tsuda

    Alternate Executive Director : EDS02

Highlights

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What's New

Major Contract Awards to Japan

Multimedia

In Depth

  • The World Bank
    Apr 22, 2021

    Member Countries

    The organizations that make up the World Bank Group are owned by the governments of member nations, which have the ultimate decision-making power within the organizations on all matters, including policy issues.

  • The World Bank
    Apr 22, 2021

    Boards of Directors

    The Boards of Directors consist of the World Bank Group President and 25 Executive Directors acting as a unit to consider and decide on loans, credits and grants; private sector support, political risk guarantees, ...

  • The World Bank
    Apr 22, 2021

    Annual Meetings

    Each autumn, the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund hold annual meetings to discuss a range of issues related to poverty reduction, international development and finance.

  • The World Bank
    Aug 21, 2013

    Japan Social Development Fund

    JSDF is an official development assistance program funded for World Bank by the government of Japan.

Contact

The World Bank Group
1818 H Street, N.W. Mail Stop: MC 12-1208 Washington, DC 20433 USA
Fax: +1 202-522-1581