ARE you 16 to 18 years old, interested in representing the Philippines as a youth ambassador and have not yet been to Japan, but would like to visit the country?
ARE you 30 yrs old & above, has experience in supervising teams, has leadership, integrity and character to be able to lead a Philippine Delegation of 20 excellent youth from different parts of the country?
If you answered “yes” to all the questions, this programme is for you.
The Japanese Government through the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, in cooperation with the National Youth Commission (NYC) of the Philippines and the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE), is once again inviting Filipino youths to participate in the Visit - Japan Programmes under the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths Programme or the JENESYS Programme.
1. ASEAN 10 + Timor Leste Joint Programme
22 Filipino youths who have strong leadership skills will have the opportunity to be part of a delegation bound for Japan to interact with youth leaders from ASEAN 10 countries, Timor Leste, and Japan .
2. 10-Day Visit Japan Programme
Under this programme, 200 Filipino youths who wish to deepen their understanding of Japan and to exchange views with Japanese youths will visit Japan to experience home stays, interact with Japanese youths and visit schools as well as historical and cultural sites.
DATES OF THE TRAVEL FOR 2010:
1. April 20 - April 29, 2010
2. May 11 - May 20, 2010
3. May 25 – June 3, 2010
Application forms and guidelines for both Programmes are available at the National Youth Commission (NYC), the implementing organization in the Philippines. They can also be downloaded from the websites of NYC and the Embassy of Japan. All applications should be submitted to the NYC JENESYS Secretariat.
DEADLINE: December 4, 2009.
For further information, please contact:
Ms. Marielou Chua, Secretariat
NATIONAL YOUTH COMMISSION
4th Floor, Bookman Building
Quezon Avenue, Quezon City
Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC)
Embassy of Japan
2627 Roxas Boulevard
Pasay City 1300
Telephone 551-5710 local 2315