Japanese programme now open for applicants
Iloilo City (2 November) -- The "10-day Visit to Japan Programme" is now open for applicants who have until December 3, 2010 to submit their applications.
According to the National Youth Commission the Japan International Cultural Center (JICC) of the Embassy of Japan and the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) are now inviting applicants for Student Ambassadors and Supervisors to the "10-day Visit to Japan Programme" as part of the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS) Programme.
Qualified for ambassadors are 16 to 18 years old and for supervisors, 30 to 50 years old.
The JENESYS Programme is an all-expense paid cultural trip to Japan that seeks 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.
Applicants may download the entry forms and the complete list of qualifications and requirements at www.youth.net.ph. 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. For further details about the program, call the JENESYS Secretariat at 7811406. (PIA) [top]