People-to-People Exchange
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JENESYS2015
(Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths)

April 20, 2016
Japanese

1. Overview

 JENESYS2015 is a people-to-people exchange program between Japan and the Asia-Pacific region, and will succeed JENESYS 2.0. Under this program, approximately 3,100 people from the Asia-Pacific region will be invited to Japan, while approximately 600 Japanese people will be sent to the region.

2. Objectives

  • To promote mutual trust and understanding among the peoples of Japan and the Asia-Pacific region, and to build a basis for future friendship and cooperation.
  • To promote a global understanding of Japan’s society, history, diverse culture, politics, and diplomatic relations.

3. Programs

(1) Inbound from Asia-Pacific region

  • Participants : Mainly students (high school / university / graduate)
  • Duration : Approximately 10 days
  • Contents :
    • 1) Attending lectures about Japanese society, history, culture, politics and diplomatic relations to promote a better understanding of Japan.
    • 2) Visiting educational sites and institutions, high-tech and traditional industries, world heritage sites, provincial government office; and participating in cross-cultural events, workshops, and discussions with local people.
    • 3) Participating in hands-on learning experience such as home-stays or home-visits, and cultural arts events.

(2) Outbound to Asia-Pacific region

  • Participants : Japanese students (high school / university / graduate students)
  • Durations : Approximately 10 days
  • Contents :
    • 1) Conveying information on Japan’s society, history, culture, politics and diplomatic relations to promote a better understanding of Japan.
    • 2) Visits to Japanese companies, ODA sites, and educational sites, research institutions; and participating in cross-cultural events, workshops, and discussions with local people.
    • 3) Participating in hands-on learning experiences such as home-stays or home-visits, and cultural arts events.