1st International Youth Model OIC - Eurasia

The 1st International Model OIC – EURASIA is a unique international simulation version of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) designed for students studying in universities of the mandated geography of the Eurasian Regional Center of ICYF (ICYF – ERC). In thematic and practical perspective being an important youth gathering, the 4-days event will be held in Kazan, the Republic of Tatarstan (RF).

Model OIC is an academic simulation of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) that aims to educate participants on current trends in theory and practice of international relations from the perspective of the OIC Member States, to promote OIC as a leading international organization providing knowledge to the participants about OIC itself and its current agenda, to organize trainings and seminars for the Model OIC participants on effective communication and multilateral diplomacy skills. Model OIC programme is mandated activity of Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF) approved by the relevant OIC Council of Foreign Ministers and relevant ministerial conferences decisions.

Who can participate?
The Model OIC – EURASIA will bring together over 100 participants aged 18-30. Participants will be selected from the applicants representing the universities from the following countries and regions:
- Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan;
- Eastern European countries;
- Non-OIC Members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS);
- Russia.
Flight: ICYF – ERC will bear costs of international travels /flights for selected international participants in amount of maximum 500 USD for each participant. Those willing to cover their flight costs themselves should indicate it in their relevant application form which may positively affect their probability of selection as the contingency for travel grants is strictly limited
Food, accommodation, transfer from airport are covered by the organizers.
Visa: After confirming your participation, the organizers will contact you, help with visa issues. Visa application fees are to be borne by the participant.
Deadline: 15 October 2019