Istanbul, 27 April 2013. MOIC Turkey Foreign Policy Academy 2013 has been launched with the participation of more than hundred international students from different universities at ICYF-DC HQ. In the 1st seminar of the 5 weeks of the Academy, Dr. Savaş Şafak Barkçin, Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, delivered his speech on “OIC Countries in 2013: Current issues concerning strategies and priorities on youth development”. During his speech, Mr. Barkçin touched on the importance of Muslim youths to be “themselves” and not to be stuck with the borders that surround them. He also emphasized on the different strategies of perceiving the world. Seminar continued about 3 hours and participants were glad with delightful presentation of Dr. Barkçin.