What is JENESYS?

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
The JENESYS2016 Batch 2 Delegates at the Pre-departure Briefing held at the National Youth Commission Headquarters on 6 February 2017



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