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JRYC Rwanda 2019-2020 Membership Application

Japan-Rwanda Youth Cooperation (JRYC) is a student-led organization between students of UR-Huye campus and students from Japan. As the name suggests, the mission of JRYC is to enhance a mutual understanding between students from both sides through collaborative activities, conferences and study tours on both sides of the world.. Every year JRYC Rwanda renew its membership where new members are recruited. If you are interested in joining, feel free to apply! Procedure:  1. Follow this link:  JRYC Rwanda 2019-2020 application form 2. Fill in the form according to your maximum  capacity 3. Submit the form before the deadline. 4. Frequently check your email for application decision to not miss your interview if short listed. N.B: There are some smart phones that do not support Google Forms system. Thus, while filling in your application form, you are strongly recommended to use a computer. Application deadline is set on December 30, 2019, 11:59 PM. Candidates selected for

JRYC 18th Conference, Rwanda the Country of Thousands Hills!

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Kigali - Rwanda Written by Philemon. This September 4th – September 14 th, 2019, a delegation from JRYC Japan side will attend The Japan Rwanda Youth Cooperation 18 th Conference, a conference that will be held in Kigali, Rwanda.   The conference is part of the cooperation’s mission to enhance a mutual understanding between Japanese and Rwandan university students through cultural exchange, study tours and collaborative social initiatives on both sides. This year’s conference follows the footsteps of last year's conference, Japan Rwanda Youth Cooperation 17 th Conference, held in Tokyo - Japan in August 2018, which was a huge success to the cooperation. This 10-day trip to Rwanda will cover daily meetings with JRYC members, study tours (details below) and exploring Rwandan rich culture and history. Among others, we shall have a pleasure to visit the following places: 1. The Japan Embassy in Rwanda Office of the Japan Embassy in Rwanda In July 2012,

End of 2018/2019 Academic Year remarks

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Prepared and Written by Eric Mugabo and Oreste Tuyishimire Japan Rwanda Youth Cooperation members (Rwanda side) held a general meeting On 14th June 2019. The general meeting convened current JRYC-Rwanda side members and newly recruited members. The meeting agenda, as presented by the outgoing Coordinator Philemon, was: Purposive life of JRYC Welcoming new members Preparations of the upcoming 18th conference JRYC Elections 1. PURPOSIVE LIFE OF JRYC The outgoing Coordinator Philemon discussed much on the very objectives of JRYC, and the importance that JRYC plays in our day-to-day student lives. During the meeting, both current members and new members discussed our responsibilities to make JRYC a prosperous association. Daniel, the outgoing Media officer, reminded the attendees that every member of JRYC must have the following characters that will help him/her to serve the association to his or her best. Team working Presence during JRYC activities Bringing innovat

Rwandan and Japanese clothing styles: Similarities within cultures.

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Sophia the human Robot, wearing Umushanana during the Transform Africa Summit 2019 in Kigali, Rwanda. Article written by Joyce, Eric and HonorĂ© (JRYC Members)                                                                   Countries around the world possess varieties of cultures, with traditional clothing styles as a main indicator of those cultures. Clothing styles across the world have many things in common and other specific and attractive varieties everyone should enjoy to experience.  Rwanda and Japan also have their specific traditional clothing styles ranging from UMUSHANA, INSHABURE, INKANDA, and INYONGA in Rwanda. In Japan, the most commonly known traditional clothing style is KIMONO; but other styles include YUKATA and the HAKAMA. x In this article, we are going to highlight some similarities and differences between the Rwandan and Japanese clothing styles. Rwandan traditional clothing styles UMUSHANANA UMUSHANANA is the traditional dr

#KwitaIzina2018 , Gorilla naming ceremonies in Rwanda!

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Stage set for the big event.                                                                           W hereas humans are identified and distinguished by their names, symbols, culture, and traditions, there is a need to recognize some of our closest relatives with names.  In African traditions, it is at that moment that fire-place gathering that warmth and wisdom, families and societies get together and common values are passed onto future generations.  This same manner can be sighted with The Kwita Izina Gorilla naming ceremony in Rwanda, where hundreds of Rwandans, regional and international tourists converge each year to what is described as a "United Community" to demonstrate the shared values specifically on conservation of our close relatives, the critically endangered mountain gorillas. It is during this kind of special event that conservation meets sustainable tourism. this remarkable event gives some direction and guidance in Rwanda's tourism se

JRYC 17th Conference, Japan here we come!

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Tokyo, Japan This August 14 th – August 22 nd 2018, a delegation from JRYC Rwanda side will attend The Japan Rwanda Youth Cooperation 17 th Conference , a conference that will be held in Tokyo, Japan. The conference is part of the cooperation’s mission to enhance a mutual understanding between Japanese and Rwandan university students through culture exchange, study tours and collaborative social initiatives on both sides. This year’s conference follows the footsteps of last year's conference, Japan Rwanda Youth Cooperation 16th Conference, held in Kigali - Rwanda in August 2017, which was a huge success to the cooperation, and will cover daily meetings with JRYC members, study tours (details below) and exploring Japanese culture. Among others, we shall have a pleasure to visit the following places: 1. Rwanda embassy in Japan In July 2012, Rwanda and Japan celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations. Rwanda opened an