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Hosting the Taiwan-Israel Youth Exchange

Hosting the Taiwan-Israel Youth Exchange

In order to promote the exchange between Republic of China and Israel, the Youth Development Administration, Ministry of Education and the Israel Youth Exchange Council cooperate to host two youth programs. Each year in August, a delegation of 10 youth participate in an International Congress for Environmental Leadership in Israel. Then in September, 10 young people from each country participate in a Taiwan-Israel youth exchange program in Taiwan.

Hosting the Global Youth Trends Forum- Youth Initiatives for Sustainable Development

Hosting the Global Youth Trends Forum- Youth Initiatives for Sustainable Development

To encourage international exchange and cooperation amongst youths, the Youth Development Administration has hosted research and exchange events since 2013, inviting youth representatives from around the world to come to Taiwan for discussions and exchanges at seminars, as well as planning themed trips to YDA travel locations, allowing international youths to experience Taiwanese scenery, people, and culture.

Youth talent training camps and overseas research tours

Youth talent training camps and overseas research tours

To deepen young people's understanding of the countries targeted by the New Southbound Policy, the YDA runs youth talent training camps on international affairs pertaining to the conditions, international organizations, and trade and economic development issues in these countries. In addition, it selects youth talent from training camps for overseas exchange visits to the targeted countries.

Subsidy Program for Subsidizing International Youth Travel and Exchange

Subsidy Program for Subsidizing International Youth Travel and Exchange

To encourage the youths aged 18 to 30 to attend international conference meetings and overseas activities held by international organizations(IGO) and Non-governmental organization(NGOs), as well as to take great feats to enhance Taiwan’s international image. From 2014 to 2016, this program subsidized 71 teams of youths, who were then invited to share their findings.

Subsidies for youth observers

Subsidies for youth observers

The YDA provides subsidies to youths for planning on their own initiative for observership and research on specific themes at non-governmental organizations in the countries targeted by the New Southbound Policy, so as to enable them to observe and learn about local society, people and culture, and increase their opportunities to serve at international bodies and non-governmental organizations located there.

Subsidies and Planning for the Youth Overseas Volunteer Service Program

Subsidies and Planning for the Youth Overseas Volunteer Service Program

In order to encourage Taiwanese youths aged 18 to 30 to travel overseas (not including outlying Taiwanese islands) for volunteer service work, this plan teams NGOs with universities and colleges to use the youths’ knowledge to provide other countries or regions with valuable service. This is to give youth volunteers the determination and responsibility to help the international community, and fulfill their duties as citizens of the world, reach UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and increase understanding and communication between Taiwan and all other nations of the world.

Overseas experience and learning program

Overseas experience and learning program

Universities and colleges are encouraged to offer cultural courses centered on the countries targeted by the New Southbound Policy, facilitating comprehensive and systematic learning through such curriculum. Students are supported to plan and complete their overseas travels for experience and learning on their own initiative, based on their curricular themes and professional knowledge.

    • Introduction for 2016 International NGO and Social Enterprise Youth Study Delegation(8 mins version)
    • Introduction for 2016 International NGO and Social Enterprise Youth Study Delegation(3 mins version)
    • Youth International Participation and Exchange- International Meeting - Linag yi Chang
    • Youth International Participation and Exchange- International Volunteer –Wei ting Chien
    • Youth International Participation and Exchange-Social Enterprise- An nung Chen
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    • 104年青年菁英國際組織及社會企業研習團紀錄影片3分鐘英文版