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H.E. Dr. Taha Ayhan

President, Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF), Islam, Albania

His Excellency Dr. Taha Ayhan is the third President of the Islamic Conference Youth Forum (ICYF). He has been a Member of the Discipline Committee in the Justice and Development Party since 2017 and is Deputy Chairman of the World Ethnosport Confederation. In 2009, Dr. Ayhan established his own firm, Ayhan Law Office, where he still practices as an attorney; he is also the Founding President of the Liberty and Justice Association.

The Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF) is an international non-commercial, non-partisan organization uniting leading umbrella youth organizations from the Member-States of the Organization of Islamic-Cooperation (OIC) and International youth organizations. The Forum operates in the OIC region with youth organizations representing significant Muslim minorities worldwide. ICYF was established at its Founding General Assembly held on the third of December 2004 in accordance with the resolution adopted by the 31st Session of the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers conducted in 2004 in Istanbul. ICYF was granted the status of an affiliated institution to the OIC on its 3rd General Assembly. ICYF is committed to promoting the youth organizations of the region and consolidating its activities while enhancing cooperation in the fields of economic and social development.

Thursday, 7.10.2021 10:30
Closing Ceremony: Way Forward and Commitment to Action Main Hall

Prof. Azza Karam, Secretary General, Religions for Peace



Rev. Megumi Wada, Director, International Interreligious Cooperation, Rissho Kosei-kai, Japan; Former Director of General Affairs, RfP Japan; Member, RfP International Women’s Coordinating Committee [Invited]
Dr. Renz Argao, President & CEO, Argao Health Inc.; Moderator, Asia & the Pacific Interfaith Youth Network; Coordinator, Religions for Peace International Youth Committee
Prof. Joan Hernandez Serret, PhD., Professor of Sociology, University of Barcelona
H.E. Dr. Taha Ayhan, President, Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF)


Maestra Zhang Zhang, Violin

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