Ship for World Youth Leaders Program 2018 (January 17 to March 4)
232 youth from 11 countries around the world (112 Japanese participant youth and 120 overseas participant youth) will experience the opportunity of a lifetime by gathering in Japan and boarding the Ship for World Youth to be part of a number of activities in the framework of international cooperation and cultural understanding.
The Ship for World Youth Leaders Program 2018 (hereinafter, “SWY30”) consists of onshore, onboard, and overseas training sessions. The aims of this program are to deepen the mutual understanding through the international discussion and cultural exchange with those from various countries, to develop the ability to deal with different cultures and the communication skills, and to improve leadership and management skills by listening to the seminars by experts and planning activities by themselves, and furthermore, to broaden global views as well as to strengthen their spirit of international cooperation, and as a result, cultivate youth who are capable of exercising their leadership skills in various fields in the globalizing society.
Participating countries for the SWY30 will be:
- South Africa
- Sri Lanka