ICYF-DC PRESIDENT MEETS WITH THE OIC SECRETARY GENERAL
ADDRESSED THE FIRST OIC YOUTH COORDINATION MEETING
ICYF-DC President, H.E. Ambassador Elshad Iskandarov pays his first visit to the OIC General Secretariat in Jeddah, on 9 November 2014 in follow up to the elections held at the ICYF-DC 2nd General Assembly (9-11 October 2014, Istanbul). The visit took place on the occasion of the 1st Coordination Meeting of the OIC institutions Active in the Field of Youth held on 9 November 2014 at the OIC Headquarters.
The same day Amb. Elshad Iskandarov met with Dr. Iyad Ameen al-Madani, the Secretary General of the OIC. During the meeting parties discussed ICYF-DC endeavors and projects, in particular the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul Youth Declaration “10 Goals for 10 Years” adopted during the ICYF-DC 2nd General Assembly.
In the framework of the visit of the ICYF-DC President to Jeddah, Amb. Elshad Iskandarov also met with Dr. Ahmet Tıktık, the Vice-President of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB). The parties discussed strategies and further activities of the Islamic Countries Young Entrepreneurs Network (ICYEN) initiated by ICYF-DC, issues pertaining to development of young generation in the Islamic world as well as its projects on fighting Islamophobia.
In his deliberations at the 1st Coordination Meeting of the OIC institutions Active in the Field of Youth, the President of ICYF-DC presented the institution’s recent activities and involvements in the field of youth and informed the participants of the meeting on ICYF-DC position and priorities towards coordination of the activities pursued by the OIC institutions active in the field of youth (ICYF-DC, ISSF, ISESCO and IUMS). The draft Memorandum of Understanding on coordination of activities was agreed as a result of the meeting to be signed by the four institutions.