APIA: FRIDAY 26 JULY 2013: High school students from Okinawa Japan visit next week to study examples of international cooperation.
“They will be visiting areas where technical assistance and activities are carried out by Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) and will also interact with local students and village people in order to encourage cultural exchange,” a release says.
Courtesy calls will be paid by the 13 students during their 28July – 3August stay to the Embassy of Japan at SNPF Plaza and also the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Other destinations included in the tour are two large projects carried out by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) at Samoa Water Authority.
They also visit Mataaevave College in Savai’i Island.
They plant native trees with Palalaua College students at O le Pupu-Pu’e National Park, Togitogiga, an event co-organized by MNRE (Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment), MESC (Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture), and Samoa-Sky Project.
A glimpse of Samoan life can be gained from a stay with families at Sa’anapu village.
*For more information and details, please contact the following people;
Ms.Runamarie Sesega, JICA Office
Ms. Sayaka Tsutsumi, Samoa-Sky Project