Friday, June 29, 2007


Application for Ship for World Youth 20 (SWY20) is now open! The purpose of the Ship for World Youth (SWY) program is to broaden the global view of the Japanese youths, promote mutual understanding and friendship between Japanese and foreign youths as well as to cultivate the spirit of international cooperation and the competence to practice it, and furthermore to foster the youths with capability of showing leadership in various area of international society.

In this program, approximately 120 youth from Japan and 140 youth from various areas of the world live together on board the ship and engage in various multilateral exchange activities such as studying and discussing common issues from a global viewpoint on board and in the countries visited.Please find attached the application form for SWY20 also and a brief outline about the SWY programme. For further information, check out:

So what are you waiting for? The deadline for applications is the 20th of July.

Feel free to distribute this amongst your networks. Should you or any of your contacts need further information, please do not hesitate to contact me via email.

Kind Regards,
Elliot Roberts
President, The Ship for World Youth Alumni Association of New Zealand

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