Toshiba Youth Club Asia (TYCA) is a program that aims at creating a network of young Asian leaders who in the future will work towards building and strengthening peace and harmony in the Asia-Pacific region.
Selected High School students from Southeast Asian countries and from Japan take part in an all-expense paid, one-week Exchange Camp in Tokyo.
During the program, the participants exchange views with each other and think about issues that will impact our future, such as world energy, sustainability, advanced technological solutions and others.
- To raise young people’s interest and passion for Japan.
- Encourage students to develop their information analysis and communication skills
- To create an Asian network of young leaders for Peace and Harmony
Organizers:Toshiba International Foundation, Toshiba Thai Foundation
Collaborators: ASCOJA, ASJA International
Production & Execution: BeGood Cafe (NPO)
Supported by: Japan Science and Technology Agency (Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science “SAKURA Exchange Program in Science“)
Participating Countries: Japan and the 10 ASEAN countries
Vol.1, March 2015: 5 ASEAN countries + Thailand: + Japan = 7 countries in total
Vol.2, December2015: 4 ASEAN countries + Thailand: + Japan = 6 countries in total