Young Politician Exchange Program (Cambodia) under Japan’s Friendship Ties Program “JENESYS 2019”

TOKYO, July 16, 2019 / — As part of Japan’s Friendship Ties Program “JENESYS 2019” promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 10 young Cambodian politicians will visit Japan from July 17th to 25th.

In this program, they visit Yamagata Prefecture and inspect the activities and votes of the House of Councilors election. And in Tokyo, they visit the legislative, administration, judicial institutions, etc. and deepen their insights on multiparty system. This program aims to provide opportunities for reference, for sake of them and promote the establishment of Cambodia’s future multiparty democracy.

Through this Program, it is expected that the relationship between Japan and Cambodia will be strengthened, and they, coming from Cambodia, will actively transmit the attractiveness of Japan to Cambodia.

[Ref.] Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs “JENESYS2019”

This program is intended to promote people-to-people exchanges between Japan and the various nations of the Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean, and to encourage an understanding of Japan’s economy, society, history, diverse culture, politics and diplomatic relations among participants.

Arrive at Japan, orientation, lecture by experts, and discussion with Cambodian politicians, etc.

Visit the House of Representatives, courtesy call to Parliamentary Association for the Friendship between Japan and Cambodia, and the Supreme Court, etc.

Move to Yamagata prefecture, and visit to Election Administration Committee in Kawanishi town

Inspection of early voting site and the scene of election campaign in Kawanishi town, etc.

Inspection of the casting and counting votes of the House of Representatives, etc.

7.22, 23.2019
Stroll around Tokyo, and gathering discussion with members of government party and opposition party, etc.

Workshop, and reporting session

Departure from Japan

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