2th International Youth Innovation Conference, organized by United Nations Industrial Development Organization(UNIDO) and Shenzhen Youth Federation, begins in Shenzhen, People’s Republic of China with the theme of “The Positive Role of Youth in Coping Future Challenges”.

At the plenary session of the 2th International Youth Innovation conference; Mr Ahmet Halit Hatip, Director of International Projects at ICYF, delivered a key note speech in which he highlights the significance of establishing effective collaboration channels between organizations and institutions for leveraging youth entrepreneurship at global level and he also presented the OIC Startup Platform, a multiphase entrepreneurship program developed by ICYF, which is among the 14 priority Joint Youth Actions adopted by the 3rd Islamic Conference of Youth and Sports Minister (5-7 October 2016, Istanbul) and endorsed by the 43rd Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (18-19 October 2016, Tashkent).