Al Quds Al Sharif

Al Quds Al Sharif – OIC Youth Capital 2018 is a program designed both for the city and for Palestine. “The International OIC Youth Capital Programme” adopted by the 3rd Session of the Islamic Conference of Youth and Sport Ministers (ICYSM) held in Istanbul, the Republic of Turkey, on 5-7 October 2016; and Resolution No.: 8/43-C adopted by the 43rd Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) held in Tashkent, the Republic of Uzbekistan, on 18-19 October 2016. The selection of Al-Quds (State of Palestine) was strongly welcomed in the Communiqué by the Extraordinary Meeting of the OIC Executive Committee of Foreign Ministers held in Istanbul, on 1 August 2017.

  • Introduce Al Quds Al Sharif, the cradle of civilizations sheltering Islamic cultural heritage,
  • Foreground the significance of  Al Quds Al Sharif in terms of having a symbolic significance in inter-cultural and inter-civilizational dialogue,
  • Present the vision of  Al Quds Al Sharif in international platforms through the outcomes of the activities such as the photography and short-film contests,  conferences and  traditional art festivals,
  • Reflect the soul of Al Quds Al Sharif through the sense of productivity, dynamism, energy and synergy of youth,
  • Emphasise the importance of tolerance, hospitality, dialogue and sportsmanship through the tournaments which will be hosted in Quds.

ICYF-DC Strongly Condemns the Opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem

ICYF-DC Strongly Condemns the Opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation (ICYF-DC) strongly condemns the opening of...

دعوة لتقديم طلبات: المسابقة الدولية للتصوير الشبابي “وجوه من القدس”

دعوة لتقديم طلبات: المسابقة الدولية للتصوير الشبابي "وجوه من القدس" يعلن منتدى شباب المؤتمر الإسلامي للحوار والتعاون (ICYF-DC)، مؤسسة دولية تابعة لمنظمة التعاون الإسلامي (OIC)،...

Appel à Candidatures: Concours International de Photographie pour les Jeunes “Visages Humains d’Al-Qods”

Appel à Candidatures: Concours International de Photographie pour les Jeunes "Visages Humains d'Al-Qods" Forum de Jeunesse de Conférence Islamique pour le Dialogue et la...

Call for Applications: “Human Faces of Al-Quds” International Youth Photography Competition

Call for Applications: "Human Faces of Al-Quds" International Youth Photography Competition Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation (ICYF-DC), an international institution affiliated to...

In the 3rd day of the First Ever Model OIC Arabic for High Schools,...

In the 3rd day of the First Ever Model OIC Arabic for High Schools, youth delegates comprising 170 students from more than 40 OIC...

Upcoming Events

دعوة لتقديم طلبات: المسابقة الدولية للتصوير الشبابي “وجوه من القدس”

دعوة لتقديم طلبات: المسابقة الدولية للتصوير الشبابي "وجوه من القدس" يعلن منتدى شباب المؤتمر الإسلامي للحوار والتعاون (ICYF-DC)، مؤسسة دولية تابعة لمنظمة التعاون الإسلامي (OIC)، عن الدعوة أدناه للطلب الصادر عن المجلس الأعلى للشباب والرياضة في دولة فلسطين بشأن المسابقة الدولية للتصوير الشبابي "وجوه من...

Call for Applications: “Human Faces of Al-Quds” International Youth Photography Competition

Call for Applications: "Human Faces of Al-Quds" International Youth Photography Competition Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation (ICYF-DC), an international institution affiliated to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), announces the below call for application issued by the Higher Council of Youth and...

Past Events

The acclaimed Opening Ceremony of the Al-Quds Al-Sharif OIC Youth Capital was held in Ramallah, Palestine from February 6 – 8

The acclaimed Opening Ceremony of the Al-Quds Al-Sharif OIC Youth Capital was held in Ramallah, Palestine from February 6 – 8; boldly inaugurating a year of landmark initiatives for Palestinian youth that seeks to raise international awareness of the Palestinian issue and preserve the Islamic character...

Al-Quds OIC Youth Capital 2018 – Full story of the Launch of the Al-Quds Al-Sharif – Islamic World Youth Capital 2018 Program in Palestine

#AlQudsOICYouthCapital2018 - Full story of the Launch of the Al-Quds Al-Sharif - Islamic World Youth Capital 2018 Program in Palestine ICYF-DC President Amb. Elshad Iskandarov was awarded the Prestigious "Star of Jerusalem, Order of Palestine" for his efforts and activities in preserving the Islamic character of...

Al Quds OIC Youth Capital 2018 – Full story of the Launch of the Al-Quds Al-Sharif – Islamic World Youth Capital 2018 Program in Palestine

#AlQudsOICYouthCapital2018 - Full story of the Launch of the Al-Quds Al-Sharif - Islamic World Youth Capital 2018 Program in Palestine Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expresses high appreciation for the Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation's efforts and work towards supporting of the Palestinian Youth...

Al-Quds OIC Youth Capital 2018 was launched successfully in Palestine; ICYF-DC delegation joined our brothers and sisters in Ramallah and Al-Quds Ash-Sharif, visited Al Aqsa Mosque

Alhamdulillah the #AlQudsOICYouthCapital2018 was launched successfully in Palestine; ICYF-DC delegation joined our brothers and sisters in Ramallah and Al-Quds Ash-Sharif, visited Al Aqsa Mosque... Follow the coverage of the historic opening of OIC Youth Capital 2018 through our social media accounts.

30 delegations arrived to Ramallah, Palestine for the Grand Opening of Al Quds Youth Capital 2018

Over 30 delegations arrived to Ramallah, Palestine for the Grand Opening of #AlQudsYouthCapital 2018 after hours of overcoming border control, difficulty and taking detours on isolated and treacherous roads. Inshallah Al-Aqsa, the furthest Mosque, will become closer... Closely follow the ICYF-DC narrative on the program unfolding step-by-step on...