JENESYS stands for Japan East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan promotes people-to-people exchanges between Japan and the various nations of the Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean regions. The Asian and Oceanian regional component of this exchange program is called “JENESYS2016”. Under “JENESYS2016”, approximately 4,200 youths from AMS, Timor-Leste, and India will be invited o Japan and 250 youths from Japan will be dispatched to AMS and Timor-Leste.
JENESYS is not a training course to provide special skills or knowledge but an exchange program.
Objectives of JENESYS2016:
- to promote mutual trust and understanding among the people of Japan and participating countries, and regions, to build a basis for future friendship and cooperation;
- to promote a global understanding of Japan’s economics, society, politics, and foreign policy, and;
- to convey information on Japan to the general public of AMS, Timor-Leste, and India through the participation of this project