ICYF-DC Delegation headed by H.E. Amb. Elshad Iskandarov, the President of ICYF-DC attended the 1st Session of the Permanent Joint Committee Meeting on Youth Affairs held in the OIC headquarters in Jeddah.
The issues pertaining to cooperation of the OIC Institutions in youth field, implementation of the “OIC Youth Capital ” International Program as well as forthcoming Ministerial Conference on Youth and Sport were discussed by the member of Permanent Committee. Mr. Elmaddin Mehdiyev, ICYF-DC Chief of cabinet and Mr. Musa Akgul, ICYF-DC General coordinator had presented the calendar of activities under the ongoing “Istanbul-OIC Youth Capital 2015-2016” International Program. In addition ICYF DC as the OIC main youth institution presented its vision for holding the pre-OIC Summit youth event in 2016. The activities and programs of ICYF-DC have been commended in the Communique of the Joint Committee meeting which also endorsed closer cooperation between various OIC Institutions in the field of youth activities and invited all OIC Institutions for participation in the “OIC Youth Capital” Program. The meeting also endorsed the ICYF-DC developed criteria for nomination of next OIC youth capital. (The criteria will be circulated to all OIC Member States for forwarding nominations of their respective cities to become OIC Youth Capital for 2016/17).
NOTE: The Permanent Joint Committee was established upon the initiative of the OIC Secretary General Dr. Iyad Al Madani with the aim of achieving closer cooperation between the OIC Institutions in youth filed and in follow up to the relevant CFM resolution. Along with the OIC General Secretariat and ICYF-DC the committee consists of ISSF, ISESCO and ISU.