People-to-People Exchange

September 8, 2016

1 Overview

 JENESYS2016 is a people-to-people exchange program between Japan and the Asia-Pacific region, and will succeed JENESYS2015.

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, economics and diplomatic relations.

3 Programs

(1) Inbound from Asia-Pacific region

  • Participants:Students (high school / university / graduate) and professional individuals
  • Number of participants:Approximately 3,900
  • Duration: Approximately 10 days
  • Contents :
    • 1) To attend lectures about Japanese society, history, culture, politics, economics and diplomatic relations to promote a better understanding of Japan.
    • 2) To visit 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) To participate in hands-on learning experience such as home-stays or home-visits, and cultural arts events.
    • 4) To convey information about the experience during the stay in Japan through Social Networking Service.

(2) Outbound to Asia-Pacific region

  • Participants:Japanese students (high school / university / graduate students)
  • Number of participants:Approximately 600
  • Durations: Approximately 10 days
  • Contents :
    • 1) To convey information about Japan’s society, history, culture, politics and diplomatic relations to promote a better understanding of Japan.
    • 2) To visit Japanese companies, ODA sites, and educational sites, research institutions; and participating in cross-cultural events, workshops, and discussions with local people.
    • 3) To participate in hands-on learning experiences such as home-stays or home-visits, and cultural arts events.

(3) Inbound from Asia-Pacific region (Theme : Economics)

  •  In addition to the above inbound program, approximately 3,700 professionals and youths will be involved under the theme of Economics in order to strengthen economic partnership.
  • Participants:Youths including professional individuals and students in Economic fields
  • Duration: Approximately 10 days
  • Contents :
    • 1) To attend lectures about Japanese economic policy to promote a better understanding of Japanese economics.
    • 2) To visit educational sites and institutions, high-tech and traditional industries, small and medium-sized enterprises, agricultural facilities and farms, local government offices, and areas of Japan; and participating in opinion exchange, workshops and discussions with local people.
    • 3) To participate in hands-on learning experience, such as home-stays or home-visits.
    • 4) To convey information about the experience during the stay in Japan via Social Networking Service.
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