People-to-People Exchange

Logo (JENESYS2017)
JENESYS2017
(Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths)

April 5, 2017
Japanese

1. Overview

JENESYS2017 is a people-to-people exchange program between Japan and the Asia-Pacific region. This program will include approximately 3,700 people in a year. It is a successor program of JENESYS2015 and JENESYS2016.

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 encourage an understanding of Japan’s economics, society, history, diverse culture, politics and diplomatic relations.

3. Programs

(1) INBOUND program (from Asia-Pacific region)

Participants:Students (high school / university / graduate) and professional individuals
Number of participants:Approximately 3,200
Duration: Approximately 10 days

Contents:

  • 1) To attend lectures about Japanese politics, economics, society, history, culture, 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 Japan’s attractions through reporting sessions or Social Networking Services during / after the program.

(2) OUTBOUND program (to Asia-Pacific region)

Participants:Japanese students (high school / university / graduate)
Number of participants:Approximately 500
Durations: Approximately 10 days

Contents:

  • 1) To convey information about Japanese politics, economics, society, history, culture, 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.