JENESYS 2018 Youth Exchange Program Culture @ Embassy of Japan in the Kingdom of Cambodia

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Phnom Penh: 21 Cambodian youths are going to visit Japan from 21st to 29th of January 2019 at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan under the JENESYS (Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youth) 2018.

These participants were selected by “The Competition for Participating JENESYS 2018 Youth Exchange Program to Japan” which was held on 25th of October 2018 at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (CJCC). In this Competition, 48 university students of 12 groups made their presentation under the theme of “The future of Cambodia in 30 years” and competed in terms of uniqueness, attractiveness and team-work.

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The participants will visit Komatsu city, which is located in Ishikawa prefecture and signed MOU of friendship and cooperation with Siem Reap province in 2016. During their visit to Komatsu city, they will exchange Japanese university students and make some group presentation based on their presentation in the above-mentioned Competition. They will also pay a courtesy call on Mayor of Komatsu city and experience Japanese culture. The detailed schedule is attached herewith.

The JENESYS aims to promote mutual trust and understanding among the people of Japan and other participating countries and to build a basis for future friendship and cooperation. Through the program, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has invited more than 2,000 Cambodian youths since 2007.

It is expected that the participants will deepen their understanding of Japan and after coming back, share their experience widely with Cambodian people.

For more information: Embassy of Japan in the Kingdom of Cambodia, Tel: 023 217 161, Email: [email protected] and Official Website: www.kh.emb-japan.go.jp

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