ANNOUNCEMENTS

Call for Applications for the Kazan Global Youth Summit

We are calling for applications for the Kazan Global Youth Summit!

📍Location: Kazan/Tatarstan (Russian Federation)
🗓Date: 27-30 August 2022

The Summit aims to bring governors of youth policy, international organizations, young leaders, influencers, entrepreneurs, and experts to collect best practices and establish effective dialogue among strategic stakeholders on empowering youth’s role in the OIC region.

👥Who can apply:

• Youth from the OIC Member States, Russia, and Muslim minorities in non-OIC Countries.
• Leaders of youth associations, representatives of international organizations responsible for youth, youth influencers, young leaders, young entrepreneurs, young sportsmen-women, and academicians will have the advantage in the selection process.
• Aged between 18-35.
• Ability to communicate in English.

🕐Application deadline: 18 July 2022. Please, make sure to apply before the deadline.

* Accommodation, transportation, and cultural and dining expenses in the host country will be covered. Flight expenses may be covered by request.

🌐Learn more and apply: kazan.oicyouthcapital.com

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.

 

For further information and/or clarification, please, feel free to contact us at: oicyouthcapital@icyforum.org,

Phone: +90 212 465 3939

 

APPLICATION FORM (ENGLISH)

APPLICATION FORM (ARABIC)

APPLICATION FORM (FRENCH)

THE HOLY QUR’AN RECITATION COMPETITION – KAZAN OIC YOUTH CAPITAL 2022

The Ministry of Youth Affairs of the Republic of Tatarstan (Russian Federation) and the Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF) is organizing the Holy Qur’an Competition in partnership with the Academy of Youth Diplomacy, Tatarstan Republican Youth Public Foundation “SELET” and Muslim Board of the Republic of Tatarstan under the “Kazan OIC Youth Capital 2022” International Programme on 17-20 May 2022 in Kazan, Tatarstan (RF).

 

BACKGROUND
The Holy Quran is the guidance for humanity and the complete code of life. Kazan OIC Youth Capital 2022 is organizing the International Holy Quran Competition to enhance the practice and study of the Holy Qur’an among the Muslim youth community. The yearlong programme of this year’s capital will kick off with the Holy Quran Competition for young people to get acquainted with the rules and essence of recitation with Tajweed of the Quran.

 

AIM
The Holy Quran Competition aims to promote literacy in the Quran and encourage its recitation, memorization, and apply its spirit in life. The Competition is committed to connecting the young generation to those who recite the Holy Quran.

 

OBJECTIVES:
This program intends to achieve the following objectives:
• Spreading the message of the Holy Qur’an through the participation of the youth
• Enabling the bonds of brotherhood, scientific integration, spiritual communication, and working in favor of the great book of Almighty of Allah
• Introducing Muslims to the tradition of reading the Holy Qur’an
• Identifying and encouraging the best reciters among hafizul-Qur’an of the Holy Quran
• Internationally highlighting the efforts of Russia in serving the Holy Quran.

 

LOCATION & DATE
Location: Kazan/Tatarstan (Russian Federation)
Date: 17-20 May 2022

 

SELECTION CRITERIA
The submissions will be accepted for the selection process based on the criteria described below.
• To be a citizen (young male and female) of the OIC Member States or the Russian Federation or representative of the Muslim community in the non-OIC Member States.
• Age between 18-30
• Ability to communicate in English/ Arabic/ Russian/Tatar
• Experienced in Tajweed and acquainted with the rules and essence of the Holy Quran recitation.
• Holding a certificate/ diploma confirming the degree of hafizul-Qur’an of the Holy Qur’an
• To be nominated officially by the relevant religious authorities (Ministry/Presidency of Religious Affairs etc.) for the nominees` country of residence or the recognized Islamic Centers or entities in the non-OIC Member States.

• Important Note: Applications will be accepted only through the relevant religious
authorities (Ministry/Presidency of Religious Affairs etc.) and the recognized Islamic
Centers or entities in the non-OIC Member States.
Participants who want to apply for the Holy Qur’an Competition should contact their
country’s relevant religious authorities (Ministry/Presidency of Religious Affairs etc.) for
the nominees` country of residence or the recognized Islamic Centers or entities in the
nonOIC Member States.

 

THE FORMAT AND METHODOLOGY
The Competition will gather young male and female hafizul-Qur’an between 17-20 May 2022 in Kazan, Tatarstan (Russian Federation).

Once participants get their nomination, they will be invited to Kazan, Tatarstan (RF) to participate in a 3-day Competition.

International Jury members will inform the participants regarding the rules and regulations during the Competition.

Finally, the jury board will select the top 3 male and 3 female participants among all participants.

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF SELECTION:
*** Only Nominated participants will receive an email confirmation with logistics and program details. Please check your emails regularly, including spam folders!

 

COSTS
The host country will cover travel, accommodation, and other costs.

 

IMPORTANT TIMELINE
Application Deadline: 15 April 2022

 

CERTIFICATE AND AWARDS
The winners will be awarded a certificate issued by the Kazan OIC Youth Capital 2022 Organizing Committee.
Award for the First winner of the Young Male and Young Female: $10,000.
Award for the Second winner of the Young Male and Young Female: Apple devices. Award
for the Third winner of the Young Male and Young Female: Apple devices.

 

CONTACT
Ministry of Youth Affairs of the Republic of Tatarstan (Russian Federation), Mr.Timerkhan Shaikhutdinov, Program Coordinator:
Email : kazan@oicyouthcapital.com ; Phone : +7 953-493-70-66

 

Call for Applications: The Sheikh Hasina Youth Volunteer Award

Call for Applications: The Sheikh Hasina Youth Volunteer Award under the Dhaka OIC Youth Capital in Response to Covid-19 program is up for grabs and we are inviting you to be a part of this exciting challenge as we promote the spirit of caring and sharing in our communities. More information regarding the eligibility criteria , rules and regulations and more can be found at this link: https://dhaka.oicyouthcapital.com/shyva/

Call for Applications for the Dhaka OIC Youth Capital OIC Knowledge Master Quiz Competition

 

The quest for knowledge is one of the most honorable journeys one can ever embark on. Dhaka OIC Youth Capital is inviting the youth to a quiz challenge geared to help young brilliant minds to showcase their talents and knowledge. Youths from the OIC Member States and representatives from Muslim communities of non-OIC Member States will put their thinking caps on and put their brains to the test in an attempt to mold smart and capable future leaders with excellent decision-making abilities, innovative ideas, necessary to construct a resilient and sustainable future for all for us all.

The OIC Knowledge Master quiz competition aims to bring the youth together to polish up their critical thinking skills and help them to develop a healthy and competitive mindset that will drive the Muslim ummah into a future full that is better for every one of us. You too can be a part of this global online, all the details, terms and conditions and more can be found at this link:  https://dhaka.oicyouthcapital.com/oic-knowledge-master/
See you at the competition.  

Call for Applications for the Dhaka OIC Youth Capital Film Contest


The Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF) is inviting applicants for the OIC Youth Capital Film Awards Festival organized under the “Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020” International Programme.

The contest aims to bring young filmmakers from Muslim communities from all around the world to promote parity and prosperity. For more information and application, please visit: https://dhaka.oicyouthcapital.com/p/dhaka-oic-youth-capital-film-awards/

Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020-21 – Bangabandhu Youth Art Competition


The Ministry of Cultural Affairs, the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, in association with the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are calling the youth to showcase their artistic talents in this installment of the ‘Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020-21 – Bangabandhu Youth Art Competition’. Applications run from the 1st – 31st of March 2021 and submissions can take any of the following forms:
– Contemporary Art
– Calligraphy
– Photography
– Graphic Design
For Applications, Queries, and More Information Please visit: https://dhaka.oicyouthcapital.com/bangabandhu-youth-art-competition

Call for Applications: Scout Conference for Sustainable Development


The OIC Youth Capital International Program’s aim is to provide a yearlong stage to foster 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 through different kinds of activities. In this regard , Dhaka OIC Youth Capital is calling upon the Muslim youth to showcase their skills and problem-solving abilities and the ‘Scout Conference for Sustainable Development” as they get to propose innovative solutions for the betterment of not only their countries but the OIC region as well.

For more information and application, visit: dhaka.oicyouthcapital.com/scout-conference-on-sustainable-development