PHNOM PENH: 6 Cambodian public officers of Ministry of Environment are going to visit Japan from 11 to 19 February 2019 with public officers of other Mekong countries (Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam) 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.
The participants will visit Ministry of Environment of Japan to understand environmental policy of Japan, and call on Yokkaichi City in Mie Prefecture, where people had suffered from atmospheric pollution in the past to learn the process of improving air purification at Yokkaichi Pollution and Environmental Museum for Future Awareness. They will also visit facilities related to environment and technology, 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 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 the people in Cambodia.