The Kazan Global Youth Summit officially kicked off in Kazan, Tatarstan (RF), with the participation of 300 delegates from 67 countries. The event commenced with an opening ceremony and the “Intercultural Dialogue and Equal Opportunities for Youth” panel. H.E. Leyla Fazleeva – Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan, Timur Suleymanov, the Minister of Youth Affairs, Republic of Tatarstan, Ibrahim Hissein Ibrahim, the Advisor of the OIC Secretary General, H.E. Foutsou Monouna the Minister of Youth Affairs and Civic Education of the Republic of Cameroon, Fatima Khawaja Shaza, the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs of Pakistan, Kamil Hazrat Samigullin the Mufti, Head of the Muslim Board, ICYF President H.E. Taha Ayhan, Saeed Al Nazari, the Director General of the Federal Youth Authority, Mahmud Erol Kılıç, the Director General of IRCICA, and H.E. Bilal Erdogan, the World Ethnosport Confederation President, were among the special guests in attendance.
The session touched on many issues, including the methods and approaches to developing and implementing youth programs, best practices of interaction with young people, and creating conditions and incentives for developing an intercultural dialogue among the youth.