Japan has decided to host the Kyoto Congress Youth Forum, which is to follow the first Youth Forum, held in connection with the Doha Congress in 2015. At the Kyoto Congress Youth Forum, young people from around the world, including high school students and university students, will focus on various issues related to the main theme and agenda items of the Kyoto Congress. Young people from around the world will discuss ways to improve our society with a view to deepening their understanding of issues related to crime prevention and criminal justice.
If you attend the Kyoto Congress Youth Forum, you will:
Youth Engagement for Our Safe and Secure Society: towards Achieving the SDGs
Approximately 120 young people, including Japanese and foreigners
Prior to the Kyoto Congress Youth Forum, the public symposium relevant to The Kyoto Congress Youth Forum will be held on September 8, 2019, and two study sessions will be held in Kyoto to deepen the participants’ understanding of, and interest in, the issues to be discussed. It is expected that the study sessions will take place in December 2019 and March 2020. Participants will also have the opportunity to visit certain MOJ institutions, such as a Public Prosecutors’ Office, prisons, probation offices and the Legal Affairs Bureau (Human Rights Section), etc. These events will be conducted in Japanese.
If you are interested in the Kyoto Congress Youth Forum, please contact us via the contact information below.
The application process of Japanese nationals has been closed due to the number of applications exceeded the expected number of participants.