Blog page

The VI. edition of the Young Diplomats Forum

The VI. edition of the Young Diplomats Forum was held on the 19th of May 2022, as part of the 13th International Economic Summit: Russia-Islamic World: Kazan Summit with the participation of government representatives in Kazan, Tatarstan (RF). The young diplomats were received by H.E. Rustam Minnikhanov the president of Tatarstan.

H.E. Mr. Taha Ayhan, the President of ICYF, delivered a speech at the Forum to highlight the importance of creating a multilateral platform for empowering young diplomats.

The participants of the Forum of Young Diplomats of the OIC were received by H.E. Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of the Republic of Tatarstan

H.E. Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of the Republic of Tatarstan (RF) met with the participants of the Forum of Young Diplomats of the OIC. The meeting, which was held in the House of the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan, was attended by representatives of 17 member states of the OIC.

His Excellency welcomed the participants by saying “I would like to welcome you to Kazan once again. This forum helps to strengthen our contacts with the countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation,”.

The event marked the 6th installment of the forum which covered a wide array of issues including the role of Tatarstan in developing international cooperation with the OIC countries.

VIII Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum was held at Kazan Summit on 19-21 May 2022

VIII Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum (hybrid format) was held at Kazan Summit in Kazan Tatarstan (RF) on 19-21 May 2022 which was co-organized by the Eurasian Regional Center of Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF-ERC), the Ministry of Youth Affairs of the Republic of Tatarstan, and Tatarstan Republic Youth Social Fund “Selet”.

The Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum is an annual youth entrepreneurship forum within the framework of the “Russia and Islamic world” that aims to support new start-up ideas of youth.

H.E. Mr. Taha Ayhan, the ICYF President, delivered a speech at the both opening and closing ceremony to emphasize the importance of  organizing forums investment summits for youth startups to overcome substantial economic problems of the youth through a multi-level strategic approaches.

Winners of the Holy Qur’an Recitation Competition

We are glad to announce the names of the winners of the Holy Qur’an Recitation Competition, which took place in Kazan under the Kazan OIC Youth Capital 2022 in partnership with the Ministry of Youth Affairs of the Republic of Tatarstan, ICYF, the Academy of Youth Diplomacy, Tatarstan Republican Youth Public Foundation “SELET” and the Muslim Board of the Republic of Tatarstan from the 17th to 20th of  May 2022 with the support of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan.

The contest brought together 50 participants from more than 20 countries in Eurasia and Africa aged 18 to 30 years.

The jury selected the three best Quran reciters from both the men’s and women’s categories.

Here are the winners: 

🥇Men’s Category:

1st place Musa Gaytiyev (Chechnya, Russia)

2nd place Mahmoud Khaled Mahmoud Sweid (Egypt)

3rd place Hamad Abdullah T.A. Aljumaily (Qatar)

🥇Women’s Category:

1st place: Dewi Yukha Nidha (Indonesia)

2nd place: Israa Mohammed Esam Salah (Palestine)

3rd place: Halima Abdinasir Ahmed (Great Britain)

The winners were awarded their prizes by the President of the Republic of Tatarstan, with the 2nd and 3rd place winners receiving digital devices.

Chafa’atou Issoufou Mahamadou from Niger scooped the special prize.

The Opening Ceremony of the Holy Qur’an Recitation Competition under the Kazan OIC Youth Capital 2022 was held successfully

The Opening Ceremony of the Holy Qur’an Recitation Competition under the Kazan OIC Youth Capital 2022 was held successfully in partnership with the Ministry of Youth Affairs of the Republic of Tatarstan, the ICYF , the Academy of Youth Diplomacy, Tatarstan Republican Youth Public Foundation “SELET” and the Muslim Board of the Republic of Tatarstan as a hybrid program on 17 May 2022 in Kazan, Tatarstan (RF).

The Ceremony started with welcoming remarks by  H.E. Mr. Timur Suleymanov, the Minister of Youth Affairs of the Republic of Tatarstan, Mufti Mr. Kamil Hazrat Samigullin, Chairman of the Muslim Board of the Republic of Tatarstan, Mr. Aidar Shagimardanov, President of Muslim Entrepreneurs of the Russian Federation and Mr. Rasul Omarov, Director-General of the ICYF, who delivered a speech on behalf of the ICYF President.

The yearlong programme of this year’s capital kicked off with the Holy Qur’an Recitation Competition for young reciters to get acquainted with the rules and essence of recitation with Tajweed of the Qur’an.

The hybrid competition brought 5 Young Females Reciters and 37 Young Male Reciters from 22 different countries from OIC Member States and Muslim Minorities together to enhance the practice and study of the Holy Qur’an among young reciters.

OIC Youth Scientific Congress

The Congress will bring together young scientists, researchers and experts from the countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
Within the congress, the participants will discuss a number of topical scientific problems, ways to solve them and predict the development of socio-cultural, political and economic processes in the countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
As a result of the Congress, a collection of articles will be published.

Application will be available shortly.

International Youth Festival of Modern Muslim Culture

The festival will create a platform for intercultural and interethnic dialogue among the youth of the countries of the Organization of the Islamic World and the development of creative potential of youth. The festival program will contain an educational module covering choreography, vocals, art, theater; as well as staging of joint cultural performances which will take into account national characteristics for the final Gala concert.

Application will be available shortly.

International Youth E-sports Championships

A new format for involving young people with different interests who have achievements in eSports.
By participating in competitions, the participants learn to work in a team and be purposeful, develop tactical thinking and a number of important skills: decision-making speed, reaction, perseverance.

Application will be available shortly.

“Russia-OIC” International Youth Forum

The International Youth Forum “Russia – OIC” is a platform for bringing together project teams from OIC countries. The forum will include an educational program covering social entrepreneurship, culture, sustainable development, education as well as workshops on creation of international projects. At the end of the Forum, a pitch session will be held with international experts on the implementation and upscaling of the participants’ projects.

Application will be available shortly.