Visit to Japan by R.O.K. Junior High School Students under the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS Programme)

September 7, 2007

  1. From September 10 (Mon) to 16 (Sun), 100 junior high school students of the Republic of Korea will visit Japan under the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS Programme).  On September 11 (Tue), they will visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tokyo.  From September 12 (Wed), the students will visit Kyoto, Nara, Wakayama and other places to see cultural and economic facilities.  In Wakayama Prefecture, the R.O.K. students will deepen their exchange with Japanese students through participating in the classes of Japanese junior high schools, etc.
     
  2. In this fiscal year, as part of the JENESYS Programme, about 900 junior high and high school students, university students and teachers of the R.O.K. will be invited to Japan on a short-term basis and 200 university students on a long-term basis.
     
  3. It is hoped that through this programme, young people of Japan and the R.O.K. will deepen and strengthen their mutual understanding and trust, leading to future-oriented Japan-R.O.K. relations.
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