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Russian-Japanese youth forum (archive event)

Russian-Japanese youth forum

Russian-Japanese youth cooperation is carried out in accordance with the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of Japan on the establishment of the Russian-Japanese Youth Exchange Commission of 15 March 1999. About 70 joint youth events take place each year.

Forum is held as part of the implementation of the Russian-Japanese Youth Exchange Plan for 2019. The purpose of the event is to develop Russian-Japanese youth cooperation.

The main goal: development of Russian-Japanese youth cooperation.

The key themes of the forum are “Contribution of young people to the achievement of sustainable development goals,” Development of youth volunteering, “Development of youth entrepreneurship,” Youth exchanges in the field of culture”.

The participants

Students of higher shcool education, young specialists and heads of youth public associations from Russia and Japan, aged 18 to 30, interested in the development of Russian-Japanese youth cooperation on the topics of the forum; Representatives of organizations promoting Russian-Japanese youth cooperation. They were total 93 people.

Key results

As part of the program of this forum, Russian and Japanese participants exchanged experience and discussed ideas for joint projects on the following topics from September 26 to 27 in Saint Petersburg: “Contribution of youth to the achievement of sustainable development goals”, “Development of youth volunteerism”, “development of youth entrepreneurship”,”Youth exchanges in the field of culture”. The cultural program in Saint Petersburg included a visit to the Hermitage.

As part of the cultural program on September 25 and 29 in Moscow, Japanese participants took part in a review tour, as well as visited the Museum “Moscow Kremlin,” the Tretyakov Gallery and the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War.

At the Working Meeting with the employees of the Japan-Russia Youth Exchange Center, held within the framework of the forum, the participants of the forum discussed the concept of holding the Russian-Japanese Youth Forum in 2020. They decided that one of the key themes of the 2020 forum will be the development of youth ties within the framework of the partnership between cities and regions. In connection with the Year of Russian-Japanese Interregional and Twin Exchanges 2020-2021.

Russian-Japanese Commission on youth exchanges