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What is purpose of Internoatinal Youth Exchange Programs?

To promote mutual understanding and friendship through international exchange

By exchange of the Japanese youths and youths from other countries, this program aims to promote mutual understanding and friendship of youths. This program is also conducted to develop youths who have an important role for the next generation by broadening the international perspectives of youths and fostering the spirit of international cooperation.

What are the programs now we have?

Followings are 6 programs now we have.

  • International Youth Development Exchange Program (INDEX)
  • Japan-China Youth Friendship Exchange Program
  • Japan-Korea Youth Friendship Exchange Program
  • Ship for World Youth (SWY)
  • Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program (SSEAYP)
  • Young Core Leaders of Civil Society Groups Development Program