2022 Camp


The Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF) proudly announces ” the ICYF International Media Training Camp” to equip young people by developing contents – stories in a powerful way for being the voice of their communities to be held on 4 -16 June 2022.

The ICYF, in partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Türkiye will organize the “ICYF International Media Training Camp“, which will expose youth from the OIC Member States to learning about journalism, digital and social media issues.


The organizing team will make the final selection. The applicant should meet the following criteria:

  • Citizen of an OIC Member State or representative of a Muslim community in a non-OIC Member State
  • Ability to communicate in English.
  • Aged between 18–30.
  • Strong Media background (study, work experience, or interest)
  • Involved in/or have coordinated media-related project.
  • Passionate and responsible for attending the entire camp program.


The training aims to empower a new generation of young journalists on the journey of digital storytelling and news reporting in the information age using daily tools.


  • To empower young journalists to understand and evaluate the reliability of digital media.
  • To share among participants their individual experiences of the media and how the mainstream media’s inaccuracy sometimes creates problems for smaller communities.
  • To promote youth media participation in diverse communities.
  • To enhance media work directions and strategies reflecting participants’ social realities.
  • To understand and evaluate the reliability of journalistic craft (e.g., non-biased reporting, usage of proper sources).
  • To strengthen youth connection to heritage, language, culture, and identity through media.