Calling for 45th SSEAYP Discussion Facilitator


Outline of The Discussion Program and the Post-Program Session of SSEAYP

The Discussion Program intends to encourage the Participating Youths (PYs):

  1. to deepen their understanding of the current situation of the various fields in each country and motivate them to act for solving problems in the respective fields; as well as
  2. to promote mutual understanding;
  3. to improve the PYs’ skills in exchanging views with other participants; and
  4. to enhance their abilities in presenting their own ideas in public, through a free-flowing and active exchange of opinions.

The Post-Program Session aims:

  1. to deepen PYs’ understanding on the Alumni Association (AA) of respective countries and the SSEAYP International which is the solidarity body of the AAs;
  2. allow PYs to design possible projects to realize their ideas for post-program activities.



Facilitators should have ample knowledge and experience in the respective group themes and the ability to facilitate discussions.  As such, they are expected to provide the PYs with guidance and advice to carry out the Discussion Program as well as to utilize the results of the Discussion Program to the Post-Program Session.

  1. Determine and propose the group objectives for approval of the Administration.
  2. Draft the basic information and pre-program assignments for approval of the Administration. (Contact the PYs of the group directly for detailed instruction upon approval from the Administration.)
  3. Coordinate and manage the assigned discussion group.
  4. Facilitate the group discussions and give support and advice to the PYs of the group in charge.
  5. Consolidate and summarize DG report made by the PYs of the group and submit it to the Administration.
  6. Coordinate and manage the sessions of “Introductory Program,” “Introduction for post-program project designing and implementing,” “Workshop for post-program project designing and implementing” and “Presentation of Discussion Results”.
  7. Attend the meeting with OBSC (On-Board Ship Conference) representatives to turn over the outcomes of the Discussion Activity as well as PYs’ ideas and proposals for post-program activities.



  1. Good command of English to facilitate discussion (reference level: TOEIC 860, TOEFL(iBT) 100, TOEFL(CBT) 250, IELTS 7.0 , or equal ability).
  2. Basic knowledge and experience in the field of the group theme in charge.
  3. Able to work from October 28 to December 5, 2018 during the country program in Japan, onboard the ship as well as counties to be visited.
  4. Able to attend the Facilitators Meeting held in Tokyo from July 30 to August 2, 2018 (including arrival and departure dates).
  5. Be sound in mental and body.



SSEAYP Discussion Facilitators from Indonesia will be nominated by SSEAYP International Indonesia (SII), for further interview by the Cabinet Office of Japan. When an applicant nominated by SII is successfully accepted as SSEAYP Discussion Facilitator, the successful applicant(s) need to:

  1. Update the result of Facilitators Meeting in Tokyo to SII, maximum 7 days after the event.
  2. Attend the activities related to Discussion Program during the Pre-Departure Training and Reentry of the Indonesian Delegates for SSEAYP 2018
  3. Assist in the preparation of the Post-Program Activity of the Indonesian delegates for SSEAYP 2018
  4. Actively involved in assisting the social contribution activities of SSEAYP International Indonesia


Please refer to documents below for further details:

  1. Guideline of the 45th SSEAYP Discussion Program
  2. Outline of the Selection of Facilitators


Application Procedure

  1. Please submit your complete Application Form , Curriculum Vitae and your latest reference of English competence via email at by April 30th, no later than 2359 hrs.
  2. SSEAYP International Indonesia Inc., forwards the Facilitators recommendation to the Government of Japan.
  3. Final Decision of Discussion Facilitators will be made by the Cabinet Office of Japan.


Selection Schedule

April 19th – 30th 2018


Application Form Submission (no later than 2359 hours)
April 29th, 2018 Discussion Facilitator Sharing Session

Talkshow with former SSEAYP Discussion Facilitators to explore on how to be a Discussion Facilitators for SSEAYP.

Work Coffee Antasari, South Jakarta at 1530 hrs.

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May 1st  – 3rd, 2018 Administrative Selection
May 4th  – 5th, 2018 Interview

(conducted by SSEAYP International Indonesia Inc.)

May 6th, 2018 Announcement of shortlisted Facilitators Recommendation from Indonesia
The beginning of June 2018 The Government of Japan determine the Facilitators based on the recommendations by the respective governments or Alumni Associations.


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