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Theme; Science and Technology Exchange

Country: Singapore

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Twenty university/college students from Singapore are scheduled to visit Japan from December 9th to December 17th 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 Miyagi to experience international program under the theme of “Science and Technology Exchange”. In Tokyo, They will visit Japan Science and Technology Agency, Olympas OLYMPUS museum, and Tokyo University, Kashiwa Campus, to learn sustainable initiatives of Japan in the field of Science and Technology. Furthermore, they will visit Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Kakuta Space Center which leads research and development of rocket engines which are the hearts of the vehicles, to observe the site of advanced technology.

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

[For reference] : Japan Exchange 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)

Monday, December 9th

[Arrival]

[Orientation]

[Lecture] The Japan-Singapore relations and The Foreign Policy of Japan

Tuesday, December 10th

[Observation/Lecture] Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

[Observation] OLYMPUS Museum

Wednesday, December 11th

[Observation] METAWATER Co., Ltd.

[School Exchange] Tokyo University, Kashiwa Campus, The Institute for Solid State Physics

Thursday, December 12th

[Move] Tokyo to Miyagi

[Courtesy Call/ Lecture] Miyagi Prefecture Government Office

[Exchange/Observation] Tohoku University, Aobayama Campus

Friday, December 13th
[Visit] Sendai Castle, Zuiho-den

[Observation] Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Space Center

Saturday, December 14th

[Observation/Lecture]

Minami Sanriku Learning Program by storytelling (Disaster Prevention)

[Activity] Leather Craft workshop

[Homestay] Minami Sanriku-cho Tourism Association

Sunday, December 15th

[Homestay] Minami Sanriku-cho Tourism Association

[Move] Move to Tokyo

[Visit] Imperial Palace, Double-Bridge

Monday, December 16th

[Courtesy Call] Embassy of Singapore in Japan

[Workshop]

[Reporting Session]

Tuesday, December 17th

[Departure]

Contacts

Inquiries about the program

JENESYS 2019 ASEAN + Timor-Leste Project Implementing Agency

JTB Kasumigaseki Operations Department

Contact personnel: Junji Mise, Yutaka Shintani, Emi Sendoda

TEL: +81 3-6737-9447

Weekdays: 9:00-18:00 (Closed on weekends and holidays)

Email: jenesys2019asean@jtb.com