Russian youth participate in Japan’s global young leaders program

The Japanese government is looking to train future leaders.

The Japanese government is looking to train future leaders.

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Youth from 10 countries are onboard ‘The Ship for World Youth Leaders’.

10 young Russians are participating in the Japanese government’s next generation global leadership program titled ‘The Ship for World Youth Leaders.’

Future leaders from 10 countries, including Australia, Mexico and the UAE are taking part in the program, which comprises of a one-week training in Japan and a 34-day cruise from Chennai, India to Yokohama, Japan via Colombo, Sri Lanka and Singapore.  

The program aims to help the participants to learn to deal with different cultures and develop their communication and leadership skills.

Special seminars and workshops will be conducted on board the ship.

“The Japanese government seeks to cultivate youth who are capable of contributing to society by exercising their leadership skills in various fields in the globalizing and diversifying society, and moreover to establish a strong human network beyond national borders,” Japan’s Office of International Youth Exchange said in a press note.

RBTH is a media partner of the ‘The Ship for World Youth Leaders.’

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