The Role of Youth on Strengthening ASEAN-Japan Partnership Toward ASEAN Community 2015
The ASEAN-Japan Youth Forum was a creative space for 100 talented students from Japan and ASEAN member countries to share their experiences, thought, awareness and understanding on how to building and maintaining our partnership. This event was organized by Indonesia Student & Youth Forum (ISYF) in collaboration with The State Ministry of Youth and Sport of Republic of Indonesia, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic Indonesia, Japan Foundation, Japan Embassy to Indonesia and ASEAN Secretariat.
The Theme was ―The Role of Youth on Strengthening ASEAN-Japan Partnership Toward ASEAN Community 2015‖. The forum had been held on March 4 – 7, 2015, in Bengkulu, Indonesia. The main agenda were ASEAN-Japan Youth Forum (Ministerial Panel, Leaders Panel, Country Report, Focus Group Discussion, Working Group, Field Trip, etc).
- To enhance and strengthen mutual understanding, friendship and cooperation in order to contribute to the building and maintaining youths partnership of ASEAN Countries-Japan;
- To strengthen the future-oriented youth cooperation of the ASEAN countries and Japan facing the Single ASEAN Community;
- To raise awareness among youth of the ASEAN countries and Japan in optimizing partnership on Prospering Together;
- To promote mutual understanding and collaboration among youth partnership of the ASEAN countries and Japan on variant issues.
Date and Venue
ASEAN-Japan Youth Forum was conducted from 4 to 7 March, 2015 at the Santika Hotel, Bengkulu -Indonesia.
100 participants from ASEAN attended the conference. The qualifications of participants were those who are aged between 18-25 years old, good command in English with strong communication skills, good health and ability to work in a team with diverse cultures; representing youth organizations or university students, interested in youth partnership development and making a paper report of their country’s cooperation with other ASEAN country members and Japan to be presented on the forum.