Japan's Friendship Ties Programs JENESYS2019 ASEAN Outbound Program 6th Batch
Feb 05, 2020

Theme: Japanese Culture Exchange
Country: Philippines

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sixteen Japanese university students are scheduled to visit Philippines from February 4th to 12th as part of the Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs “JENESYS 2019” promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).

The group will visit the Embassy of Japan in Philippines, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japanese companies, they will learn the relationship between Japan and Philippines, and deepen the knowledge of Japanese cooperation to Philippines, and through the experience of school exchange, homestay, and observation of traditional industry, cultural property protection, history and art, they are expected to have a better understanding of culture and society of Philippines. They will also appeal Japanese culture during each program.

Through this program, we hope the participants proactively share the appeals of Japan and other information after returning to Japan and it ties the relationships between Japan and Philippines.

[For reference] Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs “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] 6 students from Tokai University, 5 students from Tohoku University and 5 students from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies


Tuesday, February 4th
[Arrival in Philippines]

Wednesday, February 5th
[Courtesy Call] Embassy of Japan in Philippines, Lecture on the relationship between Japan and Philippines and Exchange meeting
[Courtesy Call] National Youth Commission

Thursday, February 6th
[Lecture] Japan International Cooperation Agency, Philippines

Friday, February 7th
[School Exchange] Lyceum of the Philippines University (Discussion, presentation etc.)

Saturday, February 8th
[Home visit] Veterans Village

Sunday, February 9th
[Volunteer Work] Baseco Area
[City observation] Philippines city including Rizal Park, Fort Santiago, Manila Metropolitan, Cathedral-Basilica and Casa Manila

Monday, February 10th
[Observation] Sakura Japanese Language School and Exchange meeting
[School Exchange] Pitogo High School (Discussion, presentation etc.)
[Company visit] UNIQUEASE and Exchange meeting
[Workshop] Preparation for the Reporting Session

Tuesday, February 11th
[Workshop] Preparation for the Reporting Session
[Reporting Session]

Wednesday, February 12th

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