Call for Applications: ASEAN-Japan Generation Z Business Leaders’ Summit 2023

We are thrilled to announce that the Applications for the highly anticipated ASEAN-Japan Generation Z Business Leaders’ Summit 2023 is now officially open!

If you're a young entrepreneur or leader between the ages of 18 - 29 from ASEAN and Timor-Leste, whether you're the founder of a startup, a social enterprise enthusiast, or a rising talent in the public sector, private sector, or academia, this is an incredible opportunity you won't want to miss!

Here's what you can look forward to as a selected participant:

  • Travel to Japan
  • Networking with Gen-Z Business Leaders from Japan 
  • Engagement with key government officials from ASEAN and Japan
  • International Exposure

Themes for discussion at the Pre-event and the Summit

1. Life & Society

  • Diversity equity & inclusion
  • Education
  • Culture
  • Public Affairs
  • Health
  • Entertainment 

2. Technology 

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Web 3.0 

3. Sustainability & Security 

  • Climate Change
  • Agriculture (Supply-Chain) 

**Themes will be finalised based on the interest and background of participants. The discussion themes provide substantial value and unique insights for all participants.

Register at by 15 September 2023, 23:59 (GMT+7) at the latest. 

For the latest updates and news about the summit, be sure to follow social media channels (@aseanfoundation) or contatct


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