Call for Applications for the OIC Youth Capital 2023

The Secretariat of the Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF), an international institution affiliated to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in follow up to the Resolution No.: OIC/ICYSM-3/2016/R9-Y  “On the OIC Youth Capital” 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,) announces the Call for Applications for the OIC Youth Capital 2023 International Program.


It is important to note that the OIC Youth Capital International Programme aimed at fostering cooperation among the Member States in the field of youth policy as well as enhancing Muslim youth solidarity, fostering inter-cultural diversity and the spirit of unity of youth from the OIC geography was initiated at the ICYF 2nd General Assembly (09-11 October 2014) and successively endorsed by the corresponding Sessions of the OIC CFM and ICYSM. Istanbul (the Republic of Turkey) in 2015/16, Putrajaya (Malaysia), Shiraz (Islamic Republic of Iran) and Fes (Kingdom of Morocco) in 2017, Al-Quds Ash-Sharif (State of Palestine) in 2018, Doha (State of Qatar) in 2019, Dhaka (the People’s Republic of Bangladesh) in 2020/21 hosted successfully set of activities as the previous OIC Youth Capital. Kazan (the Republic of Tatarstan, RF) is running creative activities as the host of “OIC Youth Capital” for 2022.


The Esteemed Ministries (relevant Government Authorities) responsible for Youth of the OIC Member States are kindly requested to consider the “Requirements and Procedures for Selection of OIC Youth Capital” with a view to submitting suitable candidate city(ies) for the nomination to host OIC Youth Capital for 2023. The application form (available below) is to be kindly filled in and sent latest by 01 August 2022 to the ICYF Secretariat.


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