PIA Press Release
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
NYC announces JENESYS program now open to applicantsThe National Youth Commission (NYC) is pleased to announce that the “10-day Visit to Japan Programme” of the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS) Programme is now open to all applicants for Student Ambassadors and Supervisors.
The JENESYS Programme is an all-expense-paid cultural trip to Japan and is funded by the Japanese Government through the Japan International Cultural Center (JICC) of the Embassy of Japan in Manila and the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE).
This programme is carried out in partnership with the ASEAN Secretariat to deepen the delegates’ understanding of the different facets of the Japanese society including politics, diplomacy, economics, and culture and to form the basis of future vision and construct firm solidarity among Asian countries which will promote mutual understanding of the future generation of ASEAN and East Asia Summit member countries.
184 student ambassadors, who are 16 to 18 years old, and 16 supervisors, who are 30 to 50 years old, from all the regions of the country will be selected through a rigorous selection process.
Interested applicants may visit www.nyc.gov.ph to download the entry forms and the complete list of qualifications and requirements. All applications must be addressed to the JENESYS Programme Secretariat of the National Youth Commission c/o Ms. Marielou Chua, 4th Floor, Bookman Building, 373 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City or the NYC Area Offices not later than 5:00 p.m. on or before December 3, 2010.
To know more about the JENESYS Programme, please call the JENESYS Secretariat at 7811406.
For more information and for entry forms:http://www.nyc.gov.ph/whats-new-at-national-youth-commission/nyc-updates/81-youth/473-jenesys-program-is-now-open-for-application (PIA-7/NYC-7)