China/Japan/Korea Youth Exchange in Korea Seeking Participants!

Japan Overseas Cooperative Association (JOCA)

2012.06.28 (Thu)   (Deadline) Application must be received by 5 p.m.

This program is meant to strengthen the ties between people as part of the overall plan to help with East Japan's revival after the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011.
The Tie-Strengthening Project is a project carried forth by the Japanese Government (Foreign Affairs Office) with an objective to accelerate "Reconstruction in the World".
JOCA is overseeing the participant recruitment for this event in Japan, as the Japan-branch of this event.
For more information, please visit the JOCA website at

◆Place of Event Korea (Seoul)
◆Period of Dispatch
July 24th (Tuesday), 2012 Orientation (Tokyo)
July 25th (Wednesday), 2012 Departure July 31st (Tuesday), Return Home, End of Event
100 participants each from Japan, China, Korea, 300 participants in all, meet in one building to do friendly exchange (discussions, observations, etc.)
◆Application Requirements

Applicant must be younger than 30 years of age (on or after July 24th)
Applicants must be able to participate in all event-related scheduled meetings/events in Japan
Applicant must be living in or have lived in and since departed a disaster-stricken area
 (Those who moved for school-related reasons included) 
Must be of Japanese citizenship or Permanent Resident status
◆How to Apply Please fill out the application form and send/e-mail/fax/bring it to the JOCA office.
◆Application Deadline June 28th, 2012 (Thursday)  Must be received by 5 p.m.
◆Other Information
Expenses will be paid by the participating countries (Transportation fees within Japan,
Round-trip ticket expenses, accomadations, travel insurance fee)
◆Language English will be used as the communication language.

◆For more on the application process and where to send applications, please visit the JOCA website

Japan Overseas Cooperative Association (JOCA)
Japan/China/Korea Exchange Management Office
TEL 03-6261-0247(direct)  FAX 03-6261-0249
Japan Life Ichibanchō Building 5F, 23-3 Ichibanchō, Chiyoda-ku, Tōkyō 102-0082 (Managers: Okada, Nomura)