The 2nd Session of the Permanent Joint Committee on Youth Affairs began its work

The 2nd Session of the Permanent Joint Committee on Youth Affairs began its work

The 2nd Session of the Permanent Joint Committee hosted by ICYF-DC held its meeting in Istanbul in ICYF-DC Headquarters. While greeting the members of the Joint Committee Host of the meeting President of ICYF-DC Amb. Elshad Iskandarov underlined that continuing of the work of the Joint Committee is the progress in achieving greater coordination between the OIC institutions in the field of youth, but also strengthened that the youth of Ummah expect concrete and palpable results to affect their daily lives and meet the challenges. Madame Mehla Ahmed Talebna, Director General of Cultural, Social and Family Affairs of the OIC expressed gratitude to ICYF-DC in hosting this meeting and underlined readiness of all OIC institutions to set the ground for milestones decisions.
The meeting which hosted delegations from OIC General Secretariat, ICYF-DC, ISESCO, ISSF and IUMS, discussed several issues including the 3rd Session of the Islamic Conference of Ministers of Youth and Sports (3rd ICMYS). In the framework of the meeting, OIC institutions presented annual work programme, worked on a Joint Matrix and recommendations for the agenda of the 3rd ICMYS. Discussions followed on strategic ways of involving Civil Society Organizations as partners to build a date-base of Youth Organizations and “Joint Youth Strategy” Concept paper which was agreed in principle.
Final Joint Matrix activities as well as Final Report of the 2nd Session of the Permanent Joint Committee on Youth Affairs were adopted at the outcome of the meeting.

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