2017 ‘youth ambassadors’ program to focus on Southeast Asia: MOFA

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/03/28
By: Scarlett Chai and Y.F. Low

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) The government’s “youth ambassadors” program will focus on Southeast Asian and South Asian countries this year, in line with Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday.

This year, 75 college and university students will be selected to the International Youth Ambassadors Exchange Program, under which they will embark on 10-day tours in separate groups to India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam in late August, according to Shen Wen-chiang (沈文強), deputy director-general of MOFA’s Department of NGO International Affairs.

Shen said the tours will cover four main themes: exchange and study, volunteer service, courtesy visits, and cultural diplomacy.    [FULL  STORY]

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