Expressions of Interest for the 2013/14 Young Core Leaders of Civil Society Groups Development Programme

The Cabinet Office in Japan, invites young leaders in non-government organisations (NGOs) aged between 23 and 40 years to participate in the 2013/14 Young Core Leaders of Civil Society Groups Development Programme.

The programme is a professional exchange for young leaders from Japan with young leaders from New Zealand, Denmark, and the United Kingdom, who are active in the areas of older people, youth, or disability. Young leaders from NGOs in these countries are invited to Japan to develop skills and establish networks between Japan and their countries.

Thirteen young leaders will be selected from New Zealand to visit Japan for fifteen days in February 2014. The Ministry of Social Development is seeking expressions of interest from people who would like to participate in the programme and who have a minimum of three years working in the areas of older people, disability, or youth and are aged between 23 and 40 years.

For more information about this programme, and application forms, email japan_invitationprogramme@msd.govt.nz

Expressions of interest are to be received by 9 September 2013.