Sseayp is an annual programme sponsored by the japanese cabinet office and supported by the member-countries of asean. The programme brings together more than 300 youths from asean countries and japan, providing them with the unique opportunity to live together on board the ship nippon maru ja for over 40 days. Ship for southeast asian and japanese youth programme (sseayp) set sail on a 50-day voyage with over 300 youths from asean countries and japan with the ship for southeast asian and japanese youth programme (sseayp)! The journey promises vibrant discussions on social and youth matters, eye-opening cultural exchanges and engaging sports. The ship for southeast asian and japanese youth program (sseayp) is based on the respective joint statement issued in january 1974 between japan and the republic of indonesia, malaysia, the republic of the philippines, the republic of singapore, and the kingdom of thailand. The ship for southeast asian youth program (sseayp) is an annual diplomatic and cultural exchange program sponsored by the cabinet office of japan in cooperation with the member-countries of the association of southeast asian nations (asean). twenty-nine vietnamese young people will take part in the ship for southeast asian youth programme 2010, which will begin from yokohama port, japan on november 4. The ship will pass through singapore, indonesia, malaysia, thailand and vietnam before ending on december 16. Conditions governing participation in the 46th ship for southeast asian and japanese youth programme (sseayp) 2019 participating youth 1. Nomineesapplicants shall be singapore citizens between 18 and 30 years old, as of full-time national service men (nsfs) are not eligible to apply for the programme. Organised by the cabinet office of japan and supported by the governments of southeast asia, sseayp has benefited over 1,000 singaporean youths since 1974. Through sseayp, participating youths have the opportunity for international exposure and leadership development as they play a significant role as youth ambassadors for singapore. It brings back memories as i was the brunei group youth leader for the 1990 program - full title ship for southeast asian youth program (sseayp). For those who have no idea what sseayp is - it is a youth program fully sponsored by the japanese government where they take a group of japanese youths (18 to 35 years old) and 10 groups of asean. Ship for southeast asian and japanese youth programme (sseayp) sharing session 2019 25 - 26 feb, 2019 breakout area, national youth council (lift lobby 2) blk 490 lorong 6 toa payoh, hdb hub biz three 04-10 singapore 310490. Participants in the ship for southeast asian and japanese youth program have set off on the nippon maru for indonesia and malaysia after engaging in a week o.