The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) yesterday said that its annual summer camp is to promote exchanges between Taiwanese students and their counterparts from Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam.
The program is to bring together 50 university students to discuss regional development and cooperation, the AIT said.
“The 2016 AIT Youth Camp is part of AIT’s ongoing engagement with youth in Taiwan,” the AIT said in a statement. “It provides Taiwan youth with an opportunity to engage with their counterparts from Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam, increase cross-cultural understanding, and strengthen cooperation among Asia’s dynamic youth community.”
The three-day program, which begins today, is to include lectures and panel discussions led by US government exchange program alumni, leadership development sessions, visits to Taipei’s Hakka Cultural Park and U-Theatre, and an activity with Taiwanese non-government organization One-Forty and migrant workers in Taiwan, the AIT said.
“We are delighted to help students engage in the local community and build connections to the world,” AIT cultural affairs officer Alys Spensley said.
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