The‘Next Generation Global Leaders Program 2015 "The Ship for World Youth Leaders"

The‘Next Generation Global Leaders Program 2015 "The Ship for World Youth Leaders" will be coming to India for Port of Call at Chennai from 9th to 12th February 2016. .

The program of POC is as under:

    Arrival of ship in Chennai on Tuesday, 9th February 2016 at 15:00 hrs.
    On board reception on 9th February 2016 from 19.00 hrs. - 21:00 hrs.
    POC activities on Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th February
    Departure of ship from Chennai on Friday 12th February 2016 at 17:00 hrs.

Ports of Call Activities

Expected Outcomes (Goals):
• Implement international protocol on the occasions of official ceremonies such as courtesy calls and receptions. • Deepen understanding of activities in the country through the institutional visit relevant to the Course Discussion themes – bring the learning back to the discussions onboard. • Understand about culture, history, and social situation of the country. • Develop international awareness and international friendship through the exchange with local youth.

Proposed activities:

• Courtesy call • Onboard reception • Institutional visits that are closely related with Course Discussion themes • Visit to a rural village or family homes to experience the actual lifestyle and culture of the local people • Experience traditional culture or visit to a college/university to have discussions with the local students • Few hours of free time

Activities at Ports of Call:

• Activities at ports of call are planned by the respective government of the receiving country, and SWY Alumni Association supports its implementation. • Government representatives and SWYAA volunteers will be staying onboard the ship during the port of call activities: please welcome them so that they will feel at home.

Expectations for the PYs:

• Always observe punctuality for smooth operation of the program. • Express your gratitude to the receiving organization. • Proactively interact with local people.