August 23, 2019
For the Japan Grant Aid Program, the Project for Human Resources Development Scholarship (JDS), signed in Timor-Leste in 2018, the send-off party for eight (8) qualified young government officials was held on August 8th by Embassy of Japan. The Ambassador sent warm encouragement, the Timor-Leste government expressed appreciation and expectations for the JDS project, and 8 grantees expressed their determination to study in Japan.
On August 15th, the swearing and signing ceremony was held by the government of Timor-Leste. 8 grantees swore their decision to acquire a lot of knowledge and experience while studying in Japan for two years and the intention to contribute to the development of Timor-Leste after returning home in front of the stakeholders and their families in Timor-Leste.
Eight grantees departing this time are the first batch in JDS program in Timor-Leste. The recruitment of second batch has started, and there is great interest and expectation for the future activities of the first-batch.
Timor-Leste JDS Program Research Areas and Accepting Universities
(JDS Priority Areas)
(JDS Development Issues)
|1||Improving Administrative Ability and Institution Building||1-1||Improvement of Public Administration and Legal System||Doshisha University
(Graduate School of Global Studies)
|1-2||Improvement of Service Delivery (Health / Education)||International University of Japan
(Graduate School of International Relations)
|2||Rural and Industrial Development||2-1||Rural and Industrial Development||Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
(Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies)
|3||Improvement of Transportation / Urban Environment Development||3-1||Improvement of Transportation / Urban Environment Development||Nagoya University
(Graduate School of Environmental Studies)