6th Kazan Startup Summit

Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum is an annual large-scale international youth entrepreneurship activity. The organizers of the annual Kazan – OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum are: Government of the Republic of Tatarstan, Eurasian Regional Center of Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF-ERC), Tatarstan Republic Youth Social Fund “Selet”. The Forum will be held in partnership with Academy […]

YBH Mali Vocational Education Training and Enterprise Center

SCOPE OF ICYF VETEDs AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE SUSTAINABLE SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:  Recent studies have reported that there are three basic required skills for sustainable development in African countries, including communication and learning skills, numeracy, literacy and other cognitive skills. Research shows that young people in African countries need to develop social and citizenship skills, the ability to cooperate with others and technical and workplace skills including soft skills, individual development skills and ability to contribute to Pan–African identity.   Vocational […]

YBH Malaysia Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Center Initiatied

  ICYF & Ministry of Entrepreneur Development of Malaysia agreed to establish Entrepreneurship Development Centre in Malaysia which the Ministry will provide all required logistical arrangements, including the technical infrastructure and the requisite expenditure for the effective operation of the Centre, while ICYF will send start-ups and Entrepreneurs.   ISLAMIC CORPORATION YOUTH FORUM (ICYF) The […]

What is OIC-VET?

The Vocational Education and Training Programme for the Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC-VET) is a programme developed by the SESRIC in order to support and supplement the OIC Member States’ efforts to overcome the current challenges and limitations faced in the area of technical and vocational education and training (TVET). The […]

Citi, UNDP support young entrepreneurs to achieve SDGs in Bangladesh

NOVEMBER 06, 2020 / UNB NEWS United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Citi Foundation have co-created Youth Co:Lab as a platform for young entrepreneurs in Asia Pacific towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through innovative business solutions. The closing event of “Youth Co:Lab Bangladesh National Springboard Programme 3.0”, was organised by UNDP and Citi Foundation […]

Startups Without Borders launches summit for MENA entrepreneurs in Egypt

OCTOBER 31, 2019 Startups Without Borders is pleased to launch its first summit, themed “Think Global, inside out,” which will be held at the American University in Cairo (Egypt) on the 8th and 9th of November. Running under the theme “Building an international team for a global market”, the summit will host 3 tracks: Tech to Scale, Female […]

UNDP project builds bridges through business in Adana

BY YASEMIN NICOLA SAKAY Adana hosted one of the most promising and inspiring events we’ve seen in Turkey – Startup Weekend For All: Leave No One Behind – a tiring but rewarding 54-hour marathon where aspiring entrepreneurs got to learn the ins and outs of starting their own companies. The event was organized by the […]

Western Digital’s Data Innovation Bazaar

By Srinath Srinivasan Tech companies are not slowing down their ecosystem activities because of the Covid-19 induced lockdown and restrictions. Western Digital joins the list of companies in India helping startups working during these times to solve niche problems. “Data innovation programme is Western Digital India’s idea of enabling a confluence of data, entrepreneurship, and innovation. […]

Lehigh Valley LaunchBox first Virtual StartUp Bootcamp

The first Virtual StartUp Bootcamp hosted by Lehigh Valley LaunchBox (LVLB), Penn State Lehigh Valley’s business accelerator, wrapped up a six-week program at the end of September with 27 participants ranging from high school students to seasoned professionals launching a new business venture. Topics covered ranged from developing a business model to marketing, supply chain, financial modeling, […]