Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs JENESYS 2019 ASEAN Outbound Program 4th Batch

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Theme: Japanese Culture Exchange

Country: Thailand

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 10, 2019

Tokyo – Fourteen Japanese high school students and two teachers are scheduled to visit Thailand from December 10th to 18th as part of the Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs “JENESYS 2019” promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).

The group will observe the sites and facilities which was funded by Japan’s ODA and visit Japanese companies, through which they will learn the relationship between Japan and Thailand, and deepen the knowledge of Japanese contribution to international society. Through the experience of school exchange, they are expected to have a better understanding of culture and society of Thailand, and will also appeal Japanese culture during each program.

Through this program, we hope the participants proactively share the appeals of Japan and other information, contribute to enforcing the foundation of friendship between Japan and Thailand and promote the understanding of Japan in Thailand.

[For reference]: Japan Exchange Program JENESYS 2019

People with the ability and future mission to deliver messages between Japan and the countries and regions of Asia and Oceania are invited and dispatched in order to promote an understanding of Japan with regard to politics, economics, society, culture, history, foreign policy, and the like, and pro-Japanese people and experts on Japan are discovered in order to strengthen Japan’s message to other countries and expand Japan’s diplomatic foundation by having the guests and dispatches take the initiative to spread information about the diplomatic stance, appeals, and other facets of Japan.

[Participants]

7 students and 1 teacher from Saku Chosei Senior High School (Nagano)

7 students and 1 teacher from Ritsumeikan Keisho Senior High School (Hokkaido)

(Schedule)

Tuesday, December 10

[Arrival in Thailand]

Wednesday, December 11

AM

[Orientation] Embassy of Japan in Thailand

[Courtesy Call] Department of Children and Youth, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, Government of Thailand

PM

[Cultural Observation] Bangkok city (Gland Place, Wat Arun, Yingcharoen Market)

Thursday, December 12

AM

[Lecture] Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Bangkok, (Subject: Expanding of Japanese companies in Thailand)

[Lecture] Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) Subject: Japan’s contribution to Thailand

PM

[ODA site observation] Commercial Port Construction Project (Leam Chabang Port) and Water Supply Improvement Project (Bangkhen Water Treatment Plant)

[Lecture] Chulalongkorn University (Subject: Southeast Asia Engineering Education Development Network, AUN/SEED-Net)

Friday, December 13

AM

[School Exchange] Satriwithhaya Girls School (Participation to class, performance, discussion)

[Presentation] Dispatching appeal of Japan by participants (Subject: Appeal about Hokkaido and Saku city in Nagano where participants come from)

PM

[Homestay]

Saturday, December 14

[Homestay] Bangkok

Sunday, December 15

AM

[Local observation] Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province

PM

[Volunteer experience]

Orphanage Volunteer program, Wat Sra kaeow School (Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province)

Monday, December 16

[Observation] PERSONNEL CONSULTANT MANPOWER (THAILAND) CO., LTD.

[Observation] Duang Prateep Foundation (Educational foundation in Thailand)

PM

[Workshop] Preparation for the Reporting Session

Tuesday, December 17

AM

[Reporting Session]

PM

[Departure]

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Inquiries about the program
JENESYS 2019 ASEAN + Timor-Leste Project Implementing Agency
JTB Kasumigaseki Operations Department
Contact: Junji Mise, Yutaka Shintani, Takashi Komatsu
TEL: +81-3-6737-9447 Weekdays: 9:00-17:30 (Closed on weekends and holidays)
[Email] jenesys2019haken@jtb.com