Training Program for Young Leaders (the Japan - ASEAN Youth Friendship Program formerly) is the program in which young people of developing countries are invited to Japan to take part into activities of fields which are considered very important fields of the countries. Through these activities, human resources who would bear high responsibility for the future of those developing countries are developed. This is the main objective of the program. The program is also the chance for the people and local town of Japan to develop its international cooperation.
This program has been implemented for Vietnam since 1995 and as of April 2007, 1,249 young people of Vietnam had been invited to Japan under this program.
Objectives of the program are as follows:
This program which was called “Japan - ASEAN Youth Friendship Program” had been conducted to the year 2006, and from the year 2007, it has been restructured.
Friendship Program by Fiscal Year (from April to March)
The numbers are based on the JICA Annual Reports.
Program Schedule JFY 2007
|Group Form||Group||Duration||No. of participants|
|Single Country||Environment Conservation||Sep. 05, 2007 - Sep. 22, 2007||27|
|Local Administration||Nov. 18, 2007 - Dec. 06, 2007||25|
|Economic Development||Jan. 06, 2008 - Jan. 23, 2008||27|
|Human Resource Development||Jan. 06, 2008 - Jan. 23, 2008||26|
|Constitution of Legal System 1||Feb. 25, 2008 - Mar.13, 2008||5|