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Promoting peace and co-prosperity among
China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea
NOTICE Call for applications for Trilateral Journalist Exchange Program 2019 (~05.03) (Closed) 2019.04.29
The Trilateral Journalist Exchange Program 2019

The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) is now recruiting journalists who will participate in this year’s Trilateral Journalist Exchange Program (TJEP) which is scheduled to be held from June 12 to 21, 2019. 

The TJEP is designed to provide opportunities for mutual exchange and understanding among journalists of China, Japan, and the ROK. This year’s theme is CJK Culturally Diverse and Sustainable Cities. Participants will visit the Shenzhen, Tokyo and Seoul respectively. 

Please check the details below and submit your application by Friday, May 3, 2019.

Date

2019.06.12 (Wed) – 2019.06.21 (Fri), 10 days

Venue

Shenzhen, China– Tokyo, Japan– Seoul, ROK (order of visit)

Host

 

The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) was established as an inter-governmental organization in Seoul, September 2011, with a vision to promote peace and common prosperity among the People’s Republic of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea

Web: http://www.tcs-asia.org/

 

Participants

4 journalists each from China, Japan, and the ROK

Qualifications

·    Journalists of Chinese, Japanese, or Korean nationality

(Newspaper, magazines, television, radio, internet media, etc.)

·       5-20 years’ experience in the relevant field

·       Proficiency in English or other CJK language preferred

Expenses

TCS will cover international airfares, accommodations, and expenses occurred during official schedules. Participants will be responsible for visa application fee, health insurance and other personal expenditures for non-official schedule.

Participation

Requirements

a. Full-time participation is required from the all journalists

b. Participants will be asked to share their insights on the media seminar

c. Media coverage of the Program or the TCS

Application

Required documents:

·     Resume

·     1 copy of attached application form

·     1-2 work samples in original language

 

Please fill out the attached application form and submit and required documents by

Friday, May 3, 2019, to:

 

Ms. Lin Meilian

Socio-Cultural Affairs Officer

Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat

Email:lin.meilian@tcs-asia.org

 

*Personal information for administrative arrangements will be requested to the participants separately.

 

* Finalists will announced in early May. Please note that due to the number of applications received, we cannot respond to individual requests as to status.

Estimated Program Schedule:

 

Date

Estimated Schedule

Place

6.12

Wed

Delegation arrival

Shenzhen

Orientation Session & Welcoming Dinner

6.13

Thu

Internet-based technology and cultural enterprise TenCent

Global leading drone maker DJI

Visit company that use creative product to promote Chinese culture

6.14

Fri

Visit new technology startup that promote sustainable development

Visit Shenzhen TV

6.15

Sat

From Shenzhen to Tokyo

6.16

Sun

cultural activities

 

Tokyo

 

6.17

Mon 

Visit institution/local government conducting projects/initiatives related to sustainable development.

Visit company involving arts and technology

6.18

Tue 

Visit start-up company related to food and sustainability

Interview organization or institution related to promoting sustainable technology in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

6.19

      Wed 

From Tokyo to Seoul

Visit institution showcasing application of cutting-edge technology to promote ROK culture

Seoul

6.20

Thu 

Visit organization related to Smart Homes & Cities

Interview local governments’ effort to tackle emerging social issues such as aging society

6.21

       Fri  

Trilateral Journalist Exchange Seminar

Closing ceremony at TCS

6.22

       Sat  

Delegation departure

 

*Please note that the schedule is subject to change due to the availability of organizations and companies. We will confirm the program schedule with selected journalists later.