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Theme; Exchange for Young Journalists

Country: Indonesia

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eleven Indonesian who are engaged in Media are scheduled to visit Japan from February 4th to 11th, 2020 as part of the Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs, “JENESYS 2019” promoted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA).

They will visit Tokyo and Fukushima to experience international program under the theme of “Exchange for Young Journalists”. In Tokyo, they will pay a courtesy call to the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Japan, and visit TV Tokyo Corporation etc. In Fukushima, they will visit local media and Fukushima Prefectural Centre for Environmental Creation, to observe its initiatives for recovering and re-creating the environment from the Great East Japan Earthquake, as well as to learn the importance of media, conveying the critical information promptly.

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

[For reference] Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs 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, February 4th

[Arrival]

[Lecture] The ASEAN Secretariat

[Observation] The House of Parliament

Wednesday, February 5th

[Observation] TV Tokyo corporation

[Courtesy Call] Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Japan

[Move] Tokyo to Fukushima

Thursday, February 6th

[Courtesy call/Briefing] Fukushima Prefectural Government

[Observation/Exchange] Fukushima Minpo

[Observation] Commutan-Fukushima/ Fukushima Prefectural Centre for Environmental Creation

[Observation] Fukushima Agricultural Technology Centre

Friday, February 7th

[Observation] J-village, related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic/Paralympic Games

[Observation] Fukushima Prefectural Futaba Future High School (TBA)

[Observation] Iwaki City Regional Disaster Prevention Community Center, Hisanohama Oohisa Fureai-kan

[Observation] Wonder-Farm

Saturday, February 8th

[Observation] Tsuruga Castle

[Homestay] Welcome Ceremony

Sunday, February 9th

[Homestay] Farewell Ceremony

[Move] Move to Tokyo

Monday, February 10th

[Workshop]

[Observation/Lecture] Foreign Press Center Japan

[Reporting Session]

Tuesday, February 11th

[Departure]

Contacts

Inquiries about the program
JENESYS 2019 ASEAN + Timor-Leste Project Implementing Agency
JTB Kasumigaseki Operations Department

Contact personnel: Junji Mise, Yutaka Shintani, Naoaki Kageyama

TEL: +81 3-6737-9447 Weekdays: 9:00-18:00 (Closed on weekends and holidays)

Email: [email protected]