Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs JENESYS 2019 ASEAN Inbound Program 20th Batch

Theme: Exchange for Diplomats and Administrative Officials
Country: Indonesia

Eleven diplomats and nine administrative officials from Papua, Indonesia, will visit Japan from January 28th to February 5th, 2020 as part of the Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs, "JENESYS 2019" promoted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA).

Under the theme of "Exchange for Diplomats and Administrative Officials", the group will attend lectures on the theme, and visit a company which has a factory in Indonesia, and experience exchange program with Japanese students at a university and a high school in Tokyo.

They will also travel to Yamagata prefecture and visit Yamagata Prefectural Government, International Affairs Office, as well as experience homestay to communicate with local people through international activities of local area to deepen their understanding of Japan.

Through the program, we hope the friendly relationship between Japan and Indonesia will be strengthened, and the participants proactively share the appeals and initiatives of Japan which they experienced in Japan after returning to their home country.

[For reference]: Japan’s Friendship Ties Program 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.

(Itinerary)

Tuesday, January 28
[Arrival]
[Orientation]
[Olympics/Paralympics-related facility observation] Japan Olympic Museum

Wednesday, January 29
[Observation] Edo Tokyo Museum
[Observation/Lecture] The Society for Promotion of Japanese Diplomacy

Thursday, January 30
[Courtesy Call] Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) / Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW)
[Company Visit] Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd
[School Exchange] Tokyo Metropolitan Suginami Sogo High School *Reporting Session for Outbound Program

Friday, January 31
[Move] Tokyo to Yamagata
[School Exchange] Yamagata Prefectural Yamagata Higashi High School / [Lecture/Exchange] NPO Yamagata-Papua Friendship Association
[Courtesy Call] Yamagata Prefectural government office, International Affairs Office

Saturday, February 1
[Homestay] Association for International Relations in Yamagata

Sunday, February 2
[Homestay] Association for International Relations in Yamagata
[Move] Move to Tokyo

Monday, February 3
[School Exchange] Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
[Observation/Lecture] Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
[Theme-related observation] The National Diet Building

Tuesday, February 4
[Workshop]
[Reporting Session]
[Cultural Observation] Senso-ji

Wednesday, February 5
[Departure]

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Contacts

Inquiries about the program
JENESYS 2019 ASEAN + Timor-Leste Project Implementing Agency

JTB Kasumigaseki Operations Department
Contact personnel: Yutaka Shintani, Junji Mise, Emi Sendoda
TEL: +81 3-6737-9447
Weekdays: 9:00-18:00 (Closed on weekends and holidays)
Email: jenesys2019asean@jtb.com