ANNOUNCEMENTS

Call for Applications: “Doha Muslim Youth Forum”

 

Within the celebration of Doha as the OIC Youth Capital 2019, the Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF), in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Sports of State of Qatar and Qatar Cultural and Heritage Events Center, will organize an international youth forum in order to bring young leaders together and integrate solving chronic problems for the betterment of youth development under the theme of “Good governance and Transparency among Young People, Youth and Sustainable Development, Youth and the Safe Use of Social Media and Diplomatic Simulations”

For more Information and Registration:  https://www.dohaiyc.qa/en/dohaiyc_events/doha-islamic-youth-forum/

IMPORTANT! ONLY SELECTED PARTICIPANTS WILL BE INFORMED.

The host country will cover travel expenses from his/her own country to Doha including local transportation, accommodation, and meals.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for the OIC YOUTH CAPITAL 2020

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,) which respectively state:

To call on the Member States to ensure active participation of respective government and youth representatives in the activities of the (OIC Youth Capital) Programme”;

Approves the annual “OIC Youth Capital” international programme implemented by ICYF; calls upon the Governments and Municipalities of the Member States to actively cooperate with ICYF for achieving overall success of the “OIC Youth Capital” International programme as important tool in strengthening development of and solidarity amongst Muslim youth”,

has the honor to announce the Call for Applications for the OIC Youth Capital 2020 International Programme.

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. While 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 hosted successfully set of activities as the previous OIC Youth Capital. Doha (State of Qatar) is running creative activities as the host of “OIC Youth Capital” for 2019.

Having this said, 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 2020. The application form (available below) is to be kindly filled in and sent latest by 31 July 2019 to the ICYF Secretariat.

(Email: oicyouthcapital@icyforum.org Fax: +90 212 465 3670).

For further information and/or clarification, please, feel free to contact with Ms. Tugba Ceren Cerci (Project Coordinator, ICYF-DC Secretariat, E-mail: c.cerci@icyf-dc.org, Phone: +90 212 465 3939).

APPLICATION FORM (ENGLISH)

APPLICATION FORM (ARABIC)

APPLICATION FORM (FRENCH)

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! 
Dear “ICYF YOUTH MEDIA CAPACITY BUILDING SUMMER CAMP” Programme Applicants,

ICYF thanks for your valuable interest in our camp programme that we received more than applications online. Also, we would like to inform you that the selection process is over and only selected participants will be informed via e-mail at the first week of September. Please stay tuned with us for further opportunities.

Call for Applications: “ICYF YOUTH MEDIA CAPACITY BUILDING SUMMER CAMP”

Call for Applications: “ICYF YOUTH MEDIA CAPACITY BUILDING SUMMER CAMP”

Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF), an international institution affiliated to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), announces the below call for application issued by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Turkey on Youth Media Capacity Building Summer Camp” to be held within the framework of the “Al-Quds Ash-Sharif – OIC Youth Capital 2018”International Programme.

BACKGROUND

Within the celebration of Al-Quds Ash-Sharif as the OIC Youth Capital 2018, the Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF), in partnership with the Higher Council for Youth and Sports of the State of Palestine and the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Turkey ,will organize an international youth camp in order to bring together and integrate young people sharing common values, historical and cultural heritage towards strengthening the ties of friendship and brotherhood among them and their societies, as well as to build a powerful future on shared values so as to contribute to the development of future young leaders sensitive about global and social issues, promoting the well-being of society and humanity at all points, preserving their values.

OBJECTIVES

  • To explore the crucial elements of a reliable journalist’s craft (balance, reliability, usage of proper sources);
  • To learn to evaluate the reliability of sources and to approach any information critically;
  • To explore the interrelation between media messages and tolerance/intolerance in our societies, especially in regards to the topic of migrant and refugee crisis;
  • To learn how to distinguish between media and audience bias;
  • To build the capacity of Muslim Youth in terms of leadership skills and empower them through meaningful participation in the media;
  • To facilitate young people’s connection to heritage, language, culture and identity through media participation;
  • To explore and understand media and youth participation in media with cultural diversity as concepts and group processes;
  • To provide tools for multiplication and development of youth participation in media.
  • To identify possible directions and strategy of work in the field of development of youth participation in media in the realities of participants;
  • To raise awareness on the centrality of Al-Quds for the Muslim Ummah and its unique role as the centre of the tree Abrahamic religions to be preserved.

THE FORMAT AND METHODOLOGY

“Youth Media Capacity Building Summer Camp” will gather 60 young people from the OIC geography and will create an atmosphere where they can discuss and point out the most important youth-related problems in media participation of the region and produce solutions as youth leaders.

In order to reach the goals and create a better environment for the young people the camp will be a combination of thematic workshops, interactive presentations and sportive activities. It will encourage the active involvement of young people, giving them space to express themselves and to strengthen up ties between them through interactive workshops and sport.

ORGANIZATION

“Youth Media Capacity Building Summer Camp” will be organized by ICYF in cooperation with the host country, Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Turkey. ICYF will be in charge of the selection process, content coordination and implementation of the programme, while the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Turkey will be in charge of the logistical arrangements of the programme.

LOCATION AND DATE

Location: 19 MAY YOUTH CAMP IN SAMSUN/TURKEY Date: 17 – 23 September 2018 (Arrival: 17th September, Departure: 23rd September, 2018)

SELECTION

The final selection will be made by the organizing team according to the criteria described below;

  • To be a citizen of the OIC Member State or representative of Muslim community in non-OIC Member States;
  • Able to speak English;
  • Aged 18 – 30;
  • To have media background (study, work experience or interest);
  • Involved in/coordinated any media related project;
  • Active in community services;
  • Motivated to attend the full duration;
  • To be one of the young leaders with a specific change in his-her local community

***Applications must be returned by no later than 5th August 2018 via application link: https://www.oicyouthcapital.com/youth-media-capacity-building-summer-camp-application-form

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 5 August, 2018

IMPORTANT! ONLY SELECTED PARTICIPANTS WILL BE INFORMED.

*** The selected participants will receive email confirmation with detail of the logistics. Due to limited timing the first come first serve principle will be considered and there won’t be opportunity to inform those who won’t be selected. The general information on selection results will be posted at ICYF website (www.icyf-dc.org) and social media accounts.

COSTS

Travel: The relevant host organizers will cover round trip travel expenses from his/her own country to Samsun Airport including the participant’s visa, medical and travel insurance and personal expenses.

Accommodation and other costs: Host organizers will cover domestic transportation, accommodation, food and other relevant local hospitality

CONTACT

*** For further questions, please contact Phone: +902124653939 (Ext: 22) between 11:00 AM and 06:00PM (GMT+3) from Monday to Friday.

 

APPLY NOW!

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: “TAKE – OFF ISTANBUL” INTERNATIONAL STARTUP SUMMIT ON THE SIDELINES OF TEKNOFEST ISTANBUL 2018

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: “TAKE – OFF ISTANBUL” INTERNATIONAL STARTUP SUMMIT ON THE SIDELINES OF TEKNOFEST ISTANBUL 2018
DATE 20-23 September 2018
Venue: Istanbul New Airport
Deadline: 1 August 2018
International Flight Tickets and Accommodation will be Provided By organizing Committee 
SIGN UP NOW!
Application Address: http://www.icyf-dc.org/oicstartup/

ICYF welcomes applications from interested youth entrepreneurs for the “’Take off Istanbul: International Startup Summit”, an international entrepreneurship event implemented within the context of ICYF initiated OIC Startup platform Project and organized in cooperation with the T3 Foundation and with the Support of Investment Agency of Turkish Prime Ministry to be held on 20 – 23 September 2018 in Istanbul on the sidelines of Teknofest 2018 .

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 القدس” التي ستُعقد في إطار البرنامج الدولي “القدس الشريف – عاصمة شباب منظمة التعاون الإسلامي لعام 2018.

بالتركيز على التراث الإسلامي والثقافي المتعدد للقدس، فإن “وجوه من القدس تحلم بوصف الحياة اليومية للسكان الفلسطينين في القدس وأيضًا المشاكل والظلم الذي يواجهونه. تمت دعوة المصورين ليوضحوا رؤيتهم للقدس الشريف، وأهميتها للتراث الإسلامي، والحوار الثقافي والحضاري المتعدد والتعدي على حرمتها تحت الاحتلال الإسرائيلي. فإنها ستخلق روح التضامن مع سكان المدينة المقدسة، بتسليط الضوء على حياتهم اليومية، بالإضافة إلى النضال والظلم الذي يتعاملون معه بشكل يومي.

 مواضيع المسابقة

  1. “القدس الشريف: مهد الحضارة”

صور للمواقع والمشاهد والمدلول الديني أو الحضاري أو الثقافي التي تم التقاطها في مدينة القدس الشريف الذي يعبر عن العمق الحضاري والتاريخي والروحاني للمدينة القديمة.

  1. “القدس الشريف: مدينة تحت الحصار”

صور لصعوبات وتحديات الحياة، وخاصة عند زيارة الأماكن المقدسة في القدس تحت الاحتلال الإسرائيلي، والتي تعبر عن التعديات على المكان المقدس والروح والطابع الديني للقدس الشريف وتوثقها.

  1. “وجوه من القدس”

صور للحياة اليومية لسكان القدس الشريف تحت الاحتلال الإسرائيلي، والتي تعبر عن روح الصمود والتحديات والمثابرة والأحزان والآمال.

الأهلية وسياسة المسابقة

  1.  هذه المنافسة مفتوحة لكل الشباب من كافة الأديان والدول والتي تتراوح أعمارهم ما بين 18 و35. يتم تشجيع المصورين غير المحترفين بشكل خاص على المشاركة في المسابقة.
  2. المشاركة في المسابقة مفتوحة للكل دون أية رسوم.
  3. بالنسبة لعدد التقديمات فهو غير محدود.
  4. وفقًا لكل مواضيع المسابقة، يجب تحميل الصور أحادية اللون (الأبيض والأسود) والملونة كملف بخاصية DPI تصل إلى 72 بيكسل في تنسيق JPG ونموذج ألوان RGB. يجب أن يكون الجانب الأطول 1500 بيكسل بمعدل 2×3 أو 1×1. لا ينبغي أن يكون مستوى إخراج الفوتوشوب أقل من 10. الصور البانورامية غير مقبولة.
  5. لا يسمح بالصور الهندسية أو العلامة المائية أو المحررة هيكليًا. يمكن تحرير الصور فقط إلى الحد الذي لا تتغير به أصالة الصورة. يُسمح بإعادة تلوين وضبط تباين وإضاءة واقتصاص الصور إذا لم يتم تغيير أصالة الصورة.
  6. لا يمكن إرسال المشاركات في مكان آخر.
  7. تخضع الصور المختارة لعرض إضافي في المعارض التي سيعقدها منظمو المسابقة. يتم منح المصورين الذين يتم اختيار صورهم وطباعتها في صور المنافسة جائزة تقديرية (ستكون الصور المختارة النهائية ملكًا للمنظمين).
  8. سيتم وضع المشاركات في المعرض على شاشة عرض خلال الأحداث المختلفة حول العالم.
  9. بإرسال الصورة، فإن المتقدم يوافق على شروط المسابقة. المشترك مسؤول عن أي عواقب قانونية أو جزائية ناتجة عن انتهاك حقوق النشر من جانبه.
  10. تتم دعوة المتقدمين لمشاركة الصور التي تم تحميلها في قنوات التواصل الاجتماعي المختلفة (خاصةً، Twitter وInstagram  وTumblr  وFacebook ) بالأوسمة التالية: #AlQudsOICYouthCapital2018 و#HumanFacesOfAlQuds.
    #القدس_عاصمة_شباب_مؤتمر_التعاون_الإسلامي و#وجوه_من_القدس.

عملية الاختيار

لجنة التحكيم الدولية التي ستختار الفائزين ستحكّم على المشاركات المقدّمة من هؤلاء المصورينقرارات لجنة التحكيم نهائية وملزمة من جميع النواحي ولا تخضع للطعن. سيتم تقييم المشاركات التي تم تقديمها وفقًا للمعايير الآتية:

  • الرسالة
  • الأصالة والإبداع في التعبير
  • تكوين الصورة
  • جودة التنفيذ

حدود المسؤلية

لا يتحمل منتدى شباب المؤتمر الإسلامي للحوار والتعاون (ICYF-DC) والمجلس الأعلى للشباب والرياضة في دولة فلسطين مسؤلية أي خطأ أو تقصير أو انقطاع أو حذف أو عيب أو تأخير في التشغيل أو الإرسال؛ أو فشل خط الاتصالات؛ أو السرقة أو إتلاف أو الوصول غير المصرح به إلى استمارات المشاركة أو المشاركات في المسابقة؛ أو تغيير استمارات المشاركة أو المشاركات.

الجوائز

المركز الأول: جائزة نقدية 1500 دولار

جائزة أفضل صورة:  جائزة نقدية 1000 دولار

جائز المركز الثاني: جائزة نقدية 500 دولار

الجوائز الفخرية الإضافية:

  •  المصور الهاوي لهذا العام: 5 مشاركات
  • المصور المحترف لهذا العام: مشاركة واحدة
  • المصور الفلسطيني لهذا العام: مشاركة واحدة
  • مصور الشباب لهذا العام: مشاركة واحدة
  •  أفضل مصور سياحي: مشاركة واحدة
  •  أفضل صورة بالهاتف: مشاركة واحدة
  • أفضل صورة فوتوغرافية شخصية: مشاركة واحدة
  • أفضل صورة أبيض وأسود: مشاركة واحدة

مواعيد هامة

الموعد النهائي لتقديم الطلبات:  1 أغسطس 2018، 23:59 حسب التوقيت المحلي لمدينة القدس

موعد إعلان نتائج المسابقة: 3 سبتمبر 2018

 

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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 Coopération (ICYF-DC), une institution internationale affiliée à l’Organisation de Coopération Islamique (OCI), annonce l’appel à candidatures lancé par le Conseil Supérieur de Jeunesse et des Sports de l’État de Palestine pour le concours international de Photographie des Jeunes “Visages Humains d’Al-Qods” qui se tiendra dans le cadre du programme international “Al-Qods Ash-Sharif – Capitale de Jeunesse de l’OCI 2018”.

Centré sur le patrimoine islamique et interculturel d’Al-Qods, “Visages Humains d’Al-Qods” envisage de décrire la vie quotidienne des résidents Palestiniens d’Al-Qods ainsi que les troubles et les injustices auxquels ils sont confrontés. Les photographes sont invités à démontrer leur vision d’Al-Qods Ash-Sharif et son importance en termes de patrimoine Islamique, de dialogue interculturel et inter-civilisationnel, et les défis à son caractère sacré sous l’occupation Israélienne. Il créera une solidarité avec les habitants de la ville sainte, mettant en lumière leur vie quotidienne, ainsi que les luttes et les injustices auxquelles ils sont confrontés au quotidien.

THÈMES DE CONCOURS

1. “Al-Qods Ash-Sharif: Berceau des Civilisations”

Photographies d’importance culturelle, civilisationnelle ou religieuse, scènes et sites, prises dans la ville sainte d’Al-Qods qui capturent les profondeurs spirituelles, historiques et civilisationnelles de la ville antique.

2. “Al-Qods Ash-Sharif: Ville sous les Victoires”

Photographies des difficultés et des défis de la vie ; en particulier lors de la visite des sanctuaires d’Al-Qods sous l’occupation Israélienne ; qui capturent et documentent les défis à la sainteté, l’âme et le caractère religieux d’Al-Qods Ash-Sharif.

3. “Visages Humains d’Al-Qods”

Photographies de la vie quotidienne des résidents d’Al-Qods Ash-Sharif sous l’occupation Israélienne ; qui capturent leur esprit de résilience, de défis, de persévérance, de tristesse et d’espoir.

POLITIQUE DE CONCOURS ET ADMISSIBILITÉ

  1. Ce concours est ouvert aux jeunes de toutes confessions et nationalités entre 18 et 35 ans. Les photographes non professionnels sont particulièrement encouragés à participer.
  2. La participation au concours est ouverte à tous et gratuite.
  3. Il n’y a pas de limite quant au nombre de soumissions.
  4. Pour tous les thèmes du concours, les photos monochromes (ou noir et blanc) et en couleur doivent être téléchargées sous forme de fichier avec DPI jusqu’à 72 pixels en format JPG et modèle couleur RGB. Le côté le plus long doit être de 1500 pixels avec un rapport de 2*3 ou 1*1. Le niveau de sortie Photoshop des photos ne doit pas être inférieur à 10. Les photos panoramiques ne sont pas acceptées.
  5. Aucune photo géométrique, filigrane ou édition structurelle n’est autorisée. Les photos ne peuvent être modifiées que dans la mesure où l’originalité de la photo n’est pas altérée. La recoloration, le réglage du contraste, de la luminosité et le recadrage des photos sont autorisés si l’originalité de la photo n’est pas altérée.
  6. Les inscriptions ne peuvent pas être soumises ailleurs.
  7. Les photos sélectionnées font l’objet de démonstrations supplémentaires dans les expositions qui seront organisées par les organisateurs du concours. Les photographes dont les photos sont sélectionnées et imprimées dans les visuels du concours sont récompensés (les photos finalistes sélectionnées seront la propriété des organisateurs).
  8. Les œuvres sélectionnées pour l’exposition seront exposées dans le cadre de différents événements dans le monde entier.
  9. En soumettant l’image, le candidat accepte les conditions du concours. Le participant est responsable de toute conséquence légale ou pénale découlant d’une violation du droit d’auteur de sa part.
  10. Les candidats sont invités à partager les photos téléchargées sur différents canaux de médias sociaux (en particulier Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr et Facebook) avec les Hashtags suivants : #AlQudsOICYouthCapital2018 et #HumanFacesOfAlQuds .

PROCESSUS DE SÉLECTION

Un jury international qui sélectionnera les gagnants jugera les œuvres soumises par ces photographesLes décisions du jury sont définitives et obligatoires à tous égards et ne sont pas susceptibles d’appel. Les inscriptions soumises seront évaluées selon les critères suivants :

  • Message
  • Originalité et créativité d’expression
  • Composition de la photo
  • Qualité d’exécution

LIMITATION DE RESPONSABILITÉ

L’ICYF-DC et le Conseil Supérieur de Jeunesse et des Sports de l’État de Palestine n’assument aucune responsabilité pour toute erreur, omission, interruption, suppression, défaut ou retard dans le fonctionnement ou la transmission ; la défaillance des lignes de communication; le vol ou la destruction ou l’accès non autorisé aux inscriptions au concours ou aux formulaires d’inscription ; ou l’altération des inscriptions ou des formulaires d’inscription.

RÉCOMPENSES

Premier Prix: Prix en espèces de 1500 $.

Prix de la Meilleure Photo :  Prix en espèces de 1000 $.

Deuxième Prix : Prix en espèces de 500 $.

Récompenses Honorifiques Supplémentaires :

  • Photographe Amateur de l’Année : 5 participations
  • Photographe Professionnel de l’Année : une seule participation
  • Photographe Palestinien de l’Année : une seule participation
  • Photographe de l’Année pour les Jeunes : une seule participation
  • Meilleur Photographe Touristique : une seule participation
  • Meilleure Photographe Mobile : une seule participation
  • Meilleure Photographe de Portrait: une seule participation
  • Meilleure Photographe en Noir et Blanc: une seule participation

DATES IMPORTANTES

Date Limite de Candidature:  1er Août 2018, 23:59 Al-Qods Heure Locale

Annonce des résultats du concours : 3 Septembre 2018

 

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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), 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 Sports of the State of Palestine on “Human Faces of Al-Quds” International Youth Photography Competition to be held within the framework of the “Al-Quds Ash-Sharif – OIC Youth Capital 2018”International Programme.

Focusing on Islamic and inter-cultural heritage of Al-Quds, the “Human Faces of Al-Quds” envisages to describe the daily life of Palestinian residents of Al-Quds as well as troubles and injustices they face. The photographers are invited to demonstrate their vision of Al-Quds Ash-Sharif, and its importance in terms of Islamic heritage, inter-cultural and inter-civilizational dialogue, and the challenges to its sanctity under Israeli occupation. It will create solidarity with the residents of the holy city, casting light on their daily lives, as well as the struggles and injustices they contend with on a daily basis.

COMPETITION THEMES

  1. “Al-Quds Ash-Sharif: Cradle of Civilizations”

Photographs of cultural, civilizational or religious significance, scenes and sites, taken in the holy city of Al-Quds that capture the spiritual, historical and civilizational depths of the ancient city.

2. “Al-Quds Ash-Sharif: City under Siege”

Photographs of the difficulties and challenges of life; specifically in visiting Al-Quds sanctuaries under Israeli occupation; that capture and document challenges to the sanctity, soul and religious character of Al-Quds Ash-Sharif.

3. “Human Faces of Al-Quds”

Photographs of the daily life of residents of Al-Quds Ash-Sharif under Israeli occupation; that capture their spirit of resilience, challenges, perseverance, griefs and hopes.

COMPETITION POLICY & ELIGIBILITY

  1. This competition is open to youth of all faiths and nationalities between the ages of 18 and 35. Non-professional photographers are particularly encouraged to participate.
  2. Participation in the competition is open to all and free of charge.
  3. There is no limit regarding the number of submissions.
  4. Under all competition themes, monochrome (or black and white) and colour photos must be uploaded as a file with DPI up to 72 pixels in JPG format and RGB colour model. The longest side should be 1500 pixels with a ratio of 2*3 or 1*1. The Photoshop output level of the photos should not be less than 10. Panorama photos are not accepted.
  5. No photo geometric, watermarking or structural editing is allowed. The photos can only be edited up to the extent that the originality of the photo is not altered. Recoloring, adjusting contrast, brightness and cropping photos are allowed if the originality of the photo is not altered.
  6. Entries cannot be submitted elsewhere.
  7. The selected photos are subject to further demonstration in the exhibitions to be held by the Organizers of the competition. The photographers whose photos are selected and printed in the competition visuals are conferred award recognition (the selected finalist photos will be property of the organizers).
  8. Selected entries for the exhibition will be put on display throughout different events around the world.
  9. By submission of the image, the applicant accepts the terms of the competition. The entrant is accountable for any legal or penal consequences arising from copyright infringement on the part of them.
  10. The applicants are invited to share the uploaded photos in different social media channels (in particular, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Facebook) with the following Hashtags: #AlQudsOICYouthCapital2018 and #HumanFacesOfAlQuds .

SELECTION PROCESS

An international jury who will select winners will judge the entries submitted by these photographersThe jury’s decisions are final and binding in all respects and not subject to appeal. Submitted entries will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Message
  • Originality and creativity of expression
  • Photo composition
  • Quality of execution

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The ICYF and Higher Council of Youth and Sports of the State of Palestine assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to the competition entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms.

AWARDS

First-place Winner: $1500 cash prize

Best Photograph Award:  $1000 cash prize

Runner-up Award: $500 cash prize

Additional Honorary Awards:

  • Amateur Photographer of the Year: 5 entries
  • Professional Photographer of the Year: one entry
  • Palestinian Photographer of the Year: one entry
  • Youth Photographer of the Year: one entry
  • Best Tourist Photographer: one entry
  • Best Mobile Photograph: one entry
  • Best Portrait Photograph: one entry
  • Best Black and White Photograph: one entry

IMPORTANT DATES

Application Deadline:  1st August 2018, 23:59 Al-Quds Local Time

Announcement of competition results: 3 September 2018

 

Contact us:

Instagram: instagram.com/humanfacesofalquds

Email Address: hfofalquds@gmail.com

Telephone: +90 212 465 39 39, Ext. 13

 

 

 

1st Model OIC Arabic for High Schools

1st Model OIC Arabic for High Schools
This year, ICYF and it’s partners will invite 75 outstanding students from top-tier High Schools of the OIC Member States with scholars, diplomats and state officials to participate in the 1st HSMOIC on 26-30 April. The group of outstanding high school students will receive high-end trainings over 4 days of the Global Summit simulations, learning critical tools of understanding and further promoting a knowledge based approach to contemporary international relations where they will have a chance to practice their skills in a two day simulation game. The 1st Model OIC Arabic for High Schools will take place in the Haliç Congress Center, Istanbul, Turkey with the theme of “Preserving international status and Islamic character of Al-Quds Al-Sharif”, where the Program Agenda will consist of 5 main topics, namely; Human Rights, Youth Policy, Economic Issues, Al-Quds.

The simulation will run for 4 days, during which participants will assume roles as diplomats and representatives of real countries, research these countries and practice their policies. The official language of the simulation is Arabic.

In advance, delegates will prepare position papers and resolutions, present and debate them and adopt resolutions in the bodies. Participants represent a country as a team of three. Participants will need to act authentically and represent their country to the best of their knowledge and ability, making the simulation as realistic as possible. MOICs can focus on the work of the following OIC bodies: General Assembly or council of Ministries.

Accommodation and flight ticket costs of selected participants will be covered by HSMOIC Secretariat.

Application Criterias:
– Being a High School Student (Age of between 14-18)
– Having experience in diplomatic simulations
– Fluency of Arabic Language
– Letter from High School

Application Form:
https://goo.gl/4xz2tP

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: OIC Start-up Platform

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: OIC Start-up Platform
Sign up now @ www.oicstartups.org before 5.03.2018!

“4th Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum
The Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF), an international institution affiliated to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), welcomes applications from interested youth and entrepreneurs for the “4th Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum”, an international entrepreneurship event initiated by ICYF in cooperation with the Government of Tatarstan (RF) to be held on 6-12 May 2018 in Kazan. The program is dedicated to young entrepreneurs of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Member States and Muslim minorities from non-members. The event is held under ICYF’S Start-up Platform Project.

Who can participate?
Participants will be selected after successfully submitting their projects through www.oicstartups.org. After which, they will be offered 8 weeks of online training in the fields of finance, marketing, and business plan development. Following this, they will be matched with outstanding Mentors to assist them in the preparation process for investment, to establish successful start-up companies. Projects that successfully accomplish online training and the evaluation of financial and Technical committee will be invited to the Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum.

Participants should be between 18-35 years, and citizens of OIC Member States, Observer States or Muslim minorities from non-member states.

Project criteria requirements:
a. Project prototype availability,
b. Project road map availability,
c. Project Business plan availability

Start-up Project in IT
The OIC Start-up Project (OSP) aims at educating participants about social and business entrepreneurship, to train them on current trends of Innovation Management, Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship, as well as networking between participants from different OIC Member States. During the event, Young Entrepreneurs from around 50 countries will receive high-end training in critical tools of understanding of social innovations and applying of knowledge and skills based approach towards the field of entrepreneurship.

The Forum is open for all interested youth and to apply for, please fill up the application form at www.oicstartups.org before 5 March 2018.

Local hospitality and a portion of flight costs will be provided by organizers. Only successful candidates will be invited for the 4th Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum.

For further info please visit: 
www.oicstartups.org