Azerbaijan, Baku / Тrend corr K. Ramazanova / The Youth Forum of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) has the intentions to register the cases of Islam-phobia and to organize special conferences for the prevention of such cases. The decision was reflected in the recently adopted in Kazan , Tatarstan (Russian Federation) announcement on the results of 'OIC-Russia: Dialogue of Youth' international conference, the Secretary General of the OIC Youth Forum, Elshad Iskandarov , reported on the 19th of June at a press-conference in Baku.
According to Iskandarov , the Kazan forum was the first conference of its kind to be between the OIC and Russian youth organizations. The purpose of the event was to inform individuals of the problems of Muslim minorities and revealing the opportunities for assistance from the OIC. The conference was attended by the representatives of youth organizations of Dagestan, Bashkortostan, and other Russian regions.
Within the framework of the conference, the representatives of the Forum are planed to hold meetings with the President of The Tatarstan Republic, Mintimer Shaymiyev , as well as with the members of the Government.
Regarding the cooperation between the OIC and European youth organizations, Secretary General noted, "We can cooperate in the fields that are of mutual interest, in particular the creation of a comfortable religious freedom."
The Youth Forum has plans to form a mobile group, which will visit crisis regions and render assistance in settlement of problematic situations.