Former Ambassador of Côte d’Ivoire in Japan
Born on 17-03-1945 in Cote d’Ivoire, H.E.Mr ANOH Koffi Patrice graduated in literature from Aix en Provence University in 1970, France. He had a long international career as diplomat in many countries especially in Asia. He was the Former Ambassador of Cote d’Ivoire in Japan from 1997 to 2000. He practices several Japanese martial arts and has the black belt, 7th dan of karate. He has also highly contributed to the development of Karate in Cote d’Ivoire. He was the head of Karate’s black belt committee of Cote d’Ivoire in 2009. He was decorated with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star from Japan in 2012, in regards to his merit and great contribution in promoting excellent friendship relations and cooperation between Japan and Cote d’Ivoire. He has showed good interest in humanitarian’s activities and decided to actively support the initiative.