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24 June 2019 10:14 am

Doha Islamic Youth Forum will be held in Doha from 7 to 11 July

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The Minister of Culture and Sports will hold the Doha Islamic Youth Forum from 7 to 11 July 2019, part of the Doha Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Youth Capital events.

The forum will be held under the motto "Youth is the power of the nation", held under the supervision and organization of the Qatar Center for Cultural and Heritage Events.

The issues of the forum represent good governance and transparency among youth, importance of sustainable development, youth and social media, and diplomatic simulations.

The forum includes several workshops that discuss the role of young people in establishing a culture of good governance; management of human and financial resources in youth institutions; integrity and promotion of culture; and enhancing the culture of renouncing corruption.

The forum will be accompanied by a training course on the model of the Islamic Cooperation Organization, and the rules and procedures of the model of Islamic cooperation.

The forum is organizing four simulation sessions. The first three sessions revolve around good governance and transparency among young people; youth and sustainable development; and youth and social media. The fourth simulation session will include drafting decisions and approvals.

The forum will also have two sessions to simulate the Islamic Summit, the first will adopt draft resolutions while the second will be limited to the adoption and announcement of these resolutions.

A number of visits will be organized for participants to learn about the State of Qatar and its richness in various fields in order to discover the culture of the State of Qatar and its youth's empowerment.

The general conditions for participating in the Forum include the age of the participant should be between 18 and 30 years.

The participation should be from the youth of the OIC Member States or representatives of an Islamic community. The participant must submit a certificate proving that he has good conduct and that the participant complies with the rules.

The registration and CV forms will be studied through a specialized committee, which will select 90 participants from participating countries according to objective criteria.

The number of participating OIC member countries reached 57 from Oman, Kuwait, and Arab countries, in addition to Indonesia, Malaysia and other countries.

The number of non-member countries was 58 and the number of registered youth exceeded 9,200 participants. Also the ministry received more than 1700 inquiries, ideas and observations from the youth around the world which reflects the interest of young people in participating in the Islamic Cooperation Forum.

The organizing committee will honor the outstanding youth at the closing ceremony in recognition of their participation through objective criteria, including time commitment, collaboration with colleagues, active participation, knowledge of the workshop, creativity and innovation.

The committee will evaluate all participants and select and candidates to win the Youth Excellence Award.

The first three boys and first three girls will be announced on the website of 'Doha The Capital of Islamic Youth 2019' on July 31.

Source: QNA
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