20TH SHIP FOR WORLD YOUTH PROGRAM
15 JANUARY TO 5 MARCH 2008
Purpose of the Program
The purpose of the “Ship for World Youth” program is to broaden the global view of the Japanese youths, to 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 addition, this program aims at establishing networks and promoting joint activities among youths around the world through providing, as the concrete and practical opportunity, the cohabitation and the joint activity on the board of the “Ship for World Youth”, which is the epitome of international society with wide variety of cultures and ideas, to make an visible international contribution from the perspective of human resource development.
To complete the application process, applicants must:
fill in the attached application form (Please identify on the form if you are applying as a national leader or a participating youth – this is requested in block three of the form)
provide a 200 word essay on why you think you should be selected to represent New Zealand on the 20th Ship for World Youth Program
attach a copy of your CV, two pages maximum, including 2 references that can be verified should you be short listed
provide proof of NZ Citizenship (this could be a photocopy of your passport, or a birth certificate)
Applications must be posted to:
Attention: Tracey Kai
Ministry of Youth Development
PO Box 1556
By 20 July 2007
Hard copies must be provided – emails will not be accepted.
The draft schedule is outlined with the application form.